Tag: mystery

Book Review – Branden Chowen on The Retreat by Mark Edwards

Title: The Retreat Author: Mark Edwards Published: 2018 Publisher: Thomas & Mercer Audiobook Narrator: Simon Mattacks — Although I have spent a lot of time with the horror genre, both in film and novel form, I’ve spent almost no time with novels that fall into the psychological thriller genre. In fact, The Retreat is the only…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Tomorrowland (2015)

Title: Tomorrowland (2015) Director: Brad Bird Runtime: 130 minutes — Anyone who knows me knows that I am a huge Disney nerd. I’ve been to both parks in the United States, and I own the entire Disney Animation catalog on DVD and/or Blu-ray. My excitement for Tomorrowland was high, to the point where I bought…


April in The Asylum – Ashe Collins on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (2010)

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. April’s podcast will also be devoted to films from The Asylum. Title: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes (2010) Inspired By: Sherlock…


Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Gone Girl (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…


Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Predestination (2015)

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…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Gone Girl (2014)

Title: Gone Girl (2014) Director: David Fincher Runtime: 149 minutes — When I think David Fincher I instantly think of Fight Club. It’s easily one of his best works. His most recent work was the so-so Girl With The Dragon Tattoo remake, which obviously could never be as good as its Swedish counterpart. As an…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Grand Piano (2013)

Title: Grand Piano (2013) Director: Eugenio Mira Runtime: 90 minutes — Most people likely think of the Lord of the Rings films when they hear Elijah Wood’s name because it is his most well known character, and really brought him back to the big roles. Yet, he’s kind of stepped back nowadays, and is doing things he…