Screamfest Review: JULIA

Making its U.S. debut at Screamfest, Matthew A. Brown’s dark thriller, JULIA is a force to be reckoned with. A film so visually and emotional resonant, that it transcends any boundaries or limitations that are typically placed on the type of genre that the film falls under. A rare gem, led by one brave and […]

Double Feature Adventures: AMERICAN MUSCLE (2014) & MS. 45 (1980)

It’s been a few weeks since the last Double Feature Adventures article, and with good reason. Natty’s been off working as the Mayor of Boca Raton, Florid and well, I’ve been in an underground bunker, preparing for the inevitable apocalypse. Ok, so none of that is accurate, Natty has been hitting up Disneyland and various […]

Beyond Fright Review: RAGE (2014)

While most films being released these days typically refrain from making any form of statement, in fear of losing their core audiences, every once in a while, one slips in and is able to make its viewers think. The Paco Cabezas-directed RAGE (formerly titled TOKAREV) is just that: a film that while on the surface could be mistaken […]

Review: BLUE RUIN

Jeremy Saulnier’s 2007 film MURDER PARTY kind of came out of nowhere, quickly becoming a cult hit among horror fans, and hitting its pitch black comedy mark so very well. While a follow-up seemed quite inevitable (and welcomed), it wouldn’t be until 2013 that Saulnier would return to direct another film, the revenge-heavy BLUE RUIN. The time […]