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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now

    ★★★★★

    Final cut in 4k

  • Crown Vic

    Crown Vic

    ★★★

    While it may not be offering anything new Crown Vic is a stylish and punchy night in the life of a cop flick.

    The Direction from Joel Souza has a point of view visually and clearly he lets his actors loose to explore their parts. Some camera set-ups in the cinematography force the viewers perspective and create a noir moodiness with after hours lighting. The score becomes a character of its own too.

    It's nice to be able to recommend…

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  • The Raid 2

    The Raid 2

    ★★★★½

    How can I put this subtly? RAID 2 is the greatest action spectacle since John Woo’s THE KILLER. Nothing short of the benchmark to be aspired too in the future for excitement, cinematography and staging this game changer makes most in the genre seem like light sparing at best. If only every filmmaker could spend 18 months choreographing full contact combat while coordinating camera moves that participate in the carnage. This is a bone crunching high velocity experience that leaves…

  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★

    Labeling this experience a horror film does a massive disservice to this masterfully Directed slow burn period drama dripping in dread and sorrow. (It would be like relegating PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK a horror and leaving it at that) Ambiguities blur the line between puritanical perception dictating the realities of a family in spiritual and domestic crisis threatened by supernatural turmoil. The cinematography and score conjure a surreal atmosphere that takes us convincingly back in time while the naturalistic performances sprout ye olde English dialogue without a hint of artifice.
    You can read the full review over at filmfrak.com/the-witch/