The past few years have seen an influx of the “every day man turned superhero” picture. This wasn’t even a genre, or sub-genre, prior to recent times. Call it post 9/11 heroic fantasy (as some have) or perhaps it is merely a response to the abundance of legitimate super hero films hitting multiplexes on a […]
“Paul” is the new film from director Greg Mottola. Greg is responsible for such films as “Superbad”, “Adventureland”, and one of my personal favorites, “The Daytrippers”. The film was written by Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Seth Rogen, who also star in the picture. The story begins as Clive(Frost) and Graeme(Pegg) have traveled to American […]
“The Disappearance Of Alice Creed” is not a horror film. Let’s get that out of the way up front. It is, however, dark and gritty enough to be enjoyed by fans of the genre. A quick glance at the back side of the artwork and one may expect a torture film. There is none of that to be had, so if that’s what you’re looking for, you may want to look elsewhere. “Alice Creed” is more of a character study than anything. A look at how people’s relationships, dictate the way they handle bad situations.