Tag: 2017

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…


#CSSC6 – Week One Preview – When Science Screams

Welcome to the party, pal! June is finally upon us, and the Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge has started! I hope you guys are just as excited as we are to kick things off this year. As has been tradition over the past six years, week one combines both aspects of this challenge into…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Presidents Day (2017)

Title: Presidents Day (2017) Director: David Zuckerman Runtime: 76 minutes — A group of awful teenagers go to a cabin in the woods to celebrate President’s Day. There, they unknowingly summon the corpses of the former presidents, and have to resurrect John Wilkes Booth to help kill the undead. Presidents Day opens with some of…


Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge (#CSSC6)

Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge (#CSSC6) Sometimes change is good. Other times, you wish you could go back to the way things used to be. For the Sixth Annual Cinefessions Summer Screams Challenge, we’re doing the latter, moving from the more intimate, varied challenges of 2016, back to the group challenge that the first…