Film Reviews

Horror Round Up: Trips away (or to the underworld) can be deadly

The Darkness (2016) Anything in life can be made slightly better when there's Bacon. In this case, Kevin Bacon. This horror follows a family whose darkest feelings come to the surface when their autistic son attracts the attention of Anasazi spirits following a desert holiday. It's fairly dull fair, with jump scares that don't jump,… Continue reading Horror Round Up: Trips away (or to the underworld) can be deadly

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105 Must See Films, Film Reviews, Uncategorized

105 Must Watch Film: Diner (1982)

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Daniel Stern, Steve Guttenberg, Mickey Rourke, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser Director: Barry Levinson Baltimore 1959: a group of friends contemplate their futures and the nature of growing up over several conversations in their favourite diner hangout, as one of their number questions whether to get married. It's painful to watch.… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Film: Diner (1982)

Film Reviews, Uncategorized

Black Mass (2015)

The true crime story of the South Boston gangster Whitey Bulger, who used the FBI to expand his turf by informing on the local Italian mafia.Β  Starring: Johnny Depp, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joel Edgerton, Kevin Bacon. Director: Scott Cooper A long overdue return to form for Johnny Depp, and possibly the best gangster film of the… Continue reading Black Mass (2015)