“The end is the beginning, and the beginning is the end”
Stars: Karoline Eichhorn, Tamar Pelzig, Louis Hofmann
Creators: Baran bo Odar, Jantje Friese
Synopsis: After two children go missing, the small town of Winden is thrown into disarray and secrets and history of 4 families begin to come to light. As things unravel, it starts to become obvious that it’s not just the current events that are intertwined but it is also other events that stretch over years and somehow defy the logic of time. Continue reading TV Review: Dark: Season 1 (2017)
This really feels like another point of view from inside the Terminator universe, just with less action.
Stars: Clara Rugaard, Hilary Swank, Rose Byrne
Director: Grant Sputore
Synopsis: A young girl (Clara Rugaard) is raised in an underground bunker by an android named Mother who was designed to use the embryos stored in the facility to repopulate the world. The family bond between daughter and robot is challenged when another human arrives at the facility…..a human who according to Mother shouldn’t exist because the world population was extinct. Continue reading Movie Review: I Am Mother (2019)
The final scene of this movie is one of the creepiest things I’ve ever seen
Stars: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Alaina Huffman, Steven Weber
Director: Richard Shepard
Synopsis: After the death of her mother, former child music prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) reaches out to her old school and mentor to aim to get back to the life she left behind when her mother got sick. While there, she befriends the new star pupil of the school, Elizabeth (Logan Browning) and while everything seems so innocent and fine at first, the two of them find themselves headed down a sinister path with some truly shocking results. Continue reading Movie Review: The Perfection (2019)
This movie desperately wants to be every sci-fi or kid gang movie from the 80s or 90s….it’s not though, not even close.
Stars: Jack Gore, Miya Cech, Benjamin Flores Jr., Alessio Scalzotto
Synopsis: An alien invasion happens during summer camp and four teenagers are left on their own after wandering off and missing the evacuation. While trying to figure out what to do, an astronaut in a capsule crash lands near them and enlists their help to get a data key to a lab in Pasadena to essentially save the world. Continue reading Movie Review: Rim of the World (2019)
Why don’t people install lights in basements? A flashlight is NOT suitable lighting people!
Stars: Dylan Minnette, Piercey Dalton, Patricia Bethune
Directors: Matt Angel, Suzanne Coote
Synopsis: After the untimely death of her husband, Naomi (Piercey Dalton) moves herself and her son Logan (Dylan Minnette) to stay at her sister’s house in the mountains until they get back on their feet. Strange things start happening shortly after their arrive with weird noises at night, things going missing and locals who don’t quite understand what personal space is. Is it their imagination or is something more sinister at work and how involved are these strange and slightly creepy neighbours? Continue reading Move Review: The Open House (2018)
The title of the movie is a direct quote from the prosecuting judge
Stars: Lily Collins, Zac Efron, Angela Sarafyan, Haley Joel Osment
Director: Joe Berlinger
Synopsis: Based on the true story of the capture and conviction of serial killer Ted Bundy (Zac Efron) and the affects he had on those around him including his innocent and long suffering ex-fiancé Liz (Lily Collins). Continue reading Movie Review: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (2019)
Based on a true story
Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Maxwell Simba, Felix Lemburo
Director: Chiwetel Ejiofor
Synopsis: Based on the true story of 13-year-old Wiliam Kamkwamba (Maxwell Simba) who was from a small village in Malawi which In 2001 was thrust into famine when global, political and environmental events all begin to collide. After reading a science book in his school library, William figured out how to build and use a windmill to create power and help save the crops and his village. Continue reading Movie Review: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (2019)
It’s like the prequel to Quiet Place, but less good.
Stars: Stanley Tucci, Kiernan Shipka, Miranda Otto
Director: John R. Leonetti
Synopsis: Cave explorers break through a wall in order to go through to a previously undiscovered area and in doing so let loose thousands of flying creatures who attack and kill anything that makes noise. America is suddenly plunged into chaos with people learned very fast that silence is the only option to survive. A family fleeing the city for quieter areas also discovers that these creatures aren’t the only things you should be worried about, sometimes terror brings out the worst in humans too. Continue reading Movie Review: The Silence (2019)
Superheros with dysfunctional family issues out to save the world, what could possible go wrong….everything.
Stars: Aidan Gallagher, Cameron Britton, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Ellen Page, Mary J. Blige
Creator: Jeremy Slater
Synopsis: 43 babies are born on the same day, all to mothers who weren’t pregnant 10 minutes prior to birth. One man, Reginald Hargreeves (Colm Feore), seeks out and adopts 7 of the children who discovers, as they grow, that they have powers causing him to start a special school called the Umbrella Academy. On the day of his death, the children (now dysfunctional adults) return home for the funeral. While there, they witness the return of their brother who went missing years prior and learn he’s been stuck in the future the whole time trying to find a way back….in order to stop the end of the world. Continue reading TV Review: The Umbrella Academy – Season 1 (2019)
The scariest part? Someone out there could probably make this happen.
Stars: Madeline Brewer, Patch Darragh, Melora Walters
Director: Daniel Goldhaber
Synopsis: Online cam girl Lola, aka Alice, is striving to get into the top listed girls online. When all appears to be going in her favour and the rank is on the up, her account becomes locked and seemingly taken over by someone who looks exactly like her and is on a course to steal her entire identity. Continue reading Movie Review: Cam (2018)