Tag: found footage

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…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 9 – Branden Chowen on Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)

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…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 6 – Branden Chowen on The Den (2013)

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…


April in The Asylum – Branden Chowen on 100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)

For the entire month of April, Cinefessions will once again be locked inside The Asylum, reviewing tons of releases by the famed studio. Every weekday throughout April you will get another Asylum review. Title: 100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012) Director: Martin Wichmann Runtime: 84 minutes — A few years back, when I…


Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)

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…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 9.5 – Chris Ranson on V/H/S: Viral (2014)

Title: V/H/S: Viral (2014) Directors: Justin Benson, Gregg Bishop, Todd Lincoln, Aaron Moorhead, Marcel Sarmiento, and Nacho Vigalondo Runtime: 97 minutes — If there’s one subgenre in horror that I really don’t care for, it’s the found footage style, which our very own Branden adores for some reason. While I don’t care for it, that…


April in The Asylum: Branden Chowen on The Amityville Haunting (2011)

For the entire month of April, Cinefessions will be locked into The Asylum, reviewing films released by the famed studio. Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday throughout April you will get another review on a film released by The Asylum. April’s podcast will also be devoted to films from The Asylum, and you can decide which three…