Tag: 2017

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 Special Edition, Vol. I – Jigsaw (2017) Review

It took over 100 episodes, but we’ve finally reached out very first bonus episode of Cinefessions: welcome to The Cinefessions Podcast Special Edition, Vol. I! On this inaugural episode, Branden and Marc review Jigsaw which hit theatres a couple weeks ago. In the interest of full disclosure, The Cinefessions Podcast Special Edition episodes are eventually…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Fate (2017)

Title: Fate (2017) Director: Dan Sheldon Runtime: 95 minutes — “After the government shuts down his project on time travel, a brilliant quantum physicist must find a way to continue his research in order to travel back in time and prevent his fiancé from being killed.” If this films plot sounds familiar it’s probably because…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Ghost Note (2017)

Title: Ghost Note (2017) Director: Troy Hart Runtime: 110 minutes — If you’ve read the Joe Hill novel Heart-Shaped Box, you’ll have a general idea of what’s going on in Ghost Note. The two projects aren’t connected, but they share a very similar theme of a spirit of a musician haunting a couple. Unlike that…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on WTF! (2017)

Title: WTF! (2017) Director: Peter Herro Runtime: 80 minutes — Three years ago, then nine-year-old Rachel was the only survivor of a brutal massacre. Now, it’s spring break, and her close friends all decide to go to a cabin in the woods for a party. A killer shows up and starts offing them one by…


The Cinefessions Podcast – Episode 99 – The Transformers Arc – Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)

Welcome to the 99th episode of The Cinefessions Podcast! Today we conclude our big, loud Transformers Arc with a review of 2017s Transformers: The Last Knight. We also have a spoiler-free discussion of this week’s CSSC6 Featured Film, Martyrs (2015). Better yet, we reveal what the future plans are for The Cinefessions Podcast, including the…