Tag: Chris Ranson

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…


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…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Strip Club Massacre (2017)

Title: Strip Club Massacre (2017) Director: Bob Clark Runtime: 101 minutes — Megan is having a terrible day. Her job has let her go because business is slow. She arrives home to find her boyfriend having sex with her roommate, so she decides to go visit her best friend, Amanda, and stay with her until…


Chris Ranson’s Top 10 Films of 2016

If there’s one thing that 2016 taught us about the cinema, it’s that theatre-goers do not care what critics, or Rotten Tomatoes, have to say about a film. It felt like most of the time I had the polar opposite reaction to a film than the critics. I still went, even if a film was…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on London Has Fallen (2016)

Title: London Has Fallen (2016) Director: Babak Najafi Runtime: 99 minutes — Picking up a few years after the original film, Olympus Has Fallen, we find Mike Banning still guarding the President, but on the verge of resigning as his wife will be having his baby soon. The Prime Minister of London dies after surgery,…