Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on 1408 (2007)

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The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

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The Cinefessions crew loves sharing their opinions on films, but not every movie can get the attention it deserves with a full review. Enter the Cinefessions’ Capsule Reviews. These capsule reviews cover five of the most important aspects of a film, which allow the crew to deliver their opinions on any movie clearly, decisively, and…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on The Lazarus Effect (2015)

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Title: The Lazarus Effect (2015) Director: David Gelb Runtime: 83 minutes — I knew little about The Lazarus Effect before I went to see it. I don’t even know what possessed me to go see it on opening day, to be honest. The buzz online was negative, and the 83 minute runtime seemed a bit…


TV Review – Branden Chowen on Z Nation: Fracking Zombies (S1.E2)

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Series: Z Nation Episode: Fracking Zombies (S1.E2) Director: John Hyams Original Air Date: September 19, 2014 — The Z Nation crew is in New Jersey, on their way to deliver the “package”, Murphy, to the nearest safe point. As is probably always happening in the zombie apocalypse, the group runs out of gas in one of their…


Instant Cinefessions: Issue 07 – Honeymooning in Chinatown

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Most of the movies and TV series I watch come from my Netflix Instant Queue. It has been my go to for over five years now. I like to use it to find hidden gems, but not everyone wants to commit two hours of their free time to a decent looking movie poster. I’ve watched…