The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 114 – The Christmas Wishes Arc – Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)

Welcome to episode 114 of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today, Marc and Branden continue The Christmas Wishes Arc with a review of Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies from 1999. They also move on to round forty-four of the Besting the Backlog Challenge, discussing Logan (2017) and From a Whisper to a Scream (1987). Do you want…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 113 – The Christmas Wishes Arc – Wishmaster (1997)

Welcome to episode 113 of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today, Marc and Branden kick-off The Christmas Wishes Arc with a review of Wishmaster from 1997. They also move on to round forty-three of the Besting the Backlog Challenge, discussing Cheap Thrills (2013) and Death Line (1972). Do you want to be a part of The Cinefessions…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Justice League (2017)

Title: Justice League (2017) Director: Zack Snyder Runtime: 120 minutes — On the ride home from the theatre after seeing Justice League, the inevitable question came up. I asked my wife and sister which they preferred: Justice League or Thor: Ragnarok? The car was split. My wife preferred the humor of Ragnarok, while my sister…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Title: Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Director: Taika Waititi Runtime: 130 minutes — I never try to hide my admiration for superhero films. Whether it’s Marvel or DC, I almost always have fun with them. If there was one character I had to point out as having the weakest films, though – or the ones I’ve enjoyed…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 112 – The Corman/Poe Cycle – The Tomb of Ligeia (1964)

Welcome to episode 112 of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today, Marc and Branden finish up the Corman/Poe Cycle with a review of the eighth and final film that Roger Corman adapted from Edgar Allan Poe’s work, The Tomb of Ligeia from 1964. They also move on to round forty-two of the Besting the Backlog Challenge, discussing…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Survival of the Dead (2009)

Title: Survival of the Dead (2009) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 90 minutes “In an us-versus-them world, someone puts up a flag, another person tears it down and puts up his own. Pretty soon no one remembers what started the war in the first place and the fighting becomes all about those stupid flags.” —…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Diary of the Dead (2007)

Title: Diary of the Dead (2007) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 93 minutes “God had changed the rules on us. And surprisingly, we were playing along.” — Take one my favorite sub-genres – found footage – and put one of my favorite directors at the helm, and you should have a recipe for gold in…