Tag: three stars

Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Land of the Dead (2005)

Title: Land of the Dead (2005) Director: George A. Romero Runtime: 97 minutes “In a world where the dead are returning to life, the word “trouble” loses much of its meaning.” — Land of the Dead is often looked at as the start of the decline of Romero’s Dead series, and though this definitely feels…


Blu-ray Review – Branden Chowen on Cathy’s Curse (1977)

Title: Cathy’s Curse (1977) Director: Eddy Matalon Runtime: 88 minutes — Last year I made my way through Brian Collins’ Horror Movie a Day: The Book, which highlights a different horror movie for every day of the year. If you don’t know, Collins is the creator of the website of the same name where he…


Movie Review – Branden Chowen on Suicide Squad (2016)

Title: Suicide Squad (2016) Director: David Ayer Runtime: 123 minutes — The DC film universe is one of the most divisive I’ve seen in recent memory. Any time a film comes out with that DC logo at the start, vitriol and “critics vs. fans” fights are sure to follow. This week’s release of Suicide Squad…


Capsule Review – Ashe Collins on The Forest (2016)

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 – Branden Chowen on Contracted (2013)

Title: Contracted (2013) Director: Eric England Runtime: 84 minutes — A few days ago Ashe watched and reviewed Contracted: Phase 2. His final conclusion was essentially that it was a strong follow-up, but the first film was better. That was enough inspiration to get me to finally sit down and watch the original, which I’d…


Capsule Review – Branden Chowen on Minions (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…


13 Days of Halloween: Day 13 – Branden Chowen on Creep (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…