Cargo – Trailer

It appears that the zombie genre has greater legs than anyone might have anticipated  (AMC’s The Walking Dead–despite a ratings decline–still shuffles on while spawning a sequel–Fear The Walking Dead–a somewhat unnecessary admonition) and along the way appears to have discovered a legitimacy few horror genres have had prior. Though that shouldn’t be a surprise […]

‘The Equalizer’ Review

“Having OCD Was Probably Never So Awesome.” Boyhood ran for 2 hours and 45 minutes, and after awhile it felt as if Richard Linklater had it in for me because what started out as an interesting theatrical experiment devolved into a bizarre and inhumane form of punishment. By way of comparison, Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer ran for an hour […]

‘Happy Valley’ Review

Seeing The Women That Turn Up On British Television, I Think I Better Understand The Culture That Produced Margaret Thatcher I don’t know what’s in British water, but they have a knack for creating engaging, dynamic female characters for television.  For me one of the best is Supt. Jane Tennison (Hellen Mirren) from multiple seasons of Prime Suspect.  After Tennison […]