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  • All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

    All the Boys Love Mandy Lane

    This leaves Amazon Prime next week, and apparently I should've let it go on its own way without wasting time. I felt like I was watching a more sexed-up, violent Dawson's Creek episode. It was very predictable, even with the twist, which I would say was disappointing, but I stopped caring by that point. Like most people have pointed out, the filming is quite beautiful, but that can only carry you so far if everyone of your characters is a…

  • Blood Rage

    Blood Rage

    ★★★★½

    Scavenger Hunt 27 - June 2017

    Film #20 - Task 6 - A Film Released By Arrow Video Or Arrow Academy!

    What a pleasantly amazing slasher! I've had this one sitting in my Amazon Prime queue for months - figures I've been passing this gem for other terrible films. It's poorly acted by most, the plot holes are many and outrageous, Mark Soper plays both twins, and most importantly, the body count is impressive, as is the blood and gore.…

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  • Battleship Potemkin

    Battleship Potemkin

    ★★★

    Film School Drop Out Challenge - Week 5 - Movement - Russian Montage (1923-1934)

    A dramatized version of the mutiny that occurred in 1905 when the crew of the Russian battleship Potemkin rebelled against their officers.

    I feel guilty, but I didn't really care for this one at first. I found myself bored and not particularly interested in the subject matter. But then I started reading about montage in general and trying to pay a bit more attention to how…

  • It Happened One Night

    It Happened One Night

    ★★★★

    Film School Drop Out Challenge - Week 6 - Genre - Romance - Screw Ball Comedy

    Socialite Ellie Andrews (Claudette Colbert) runs away from her oppressive father as he's trying to prevent her from marrying King Westley, a rich pompous aviator. She boards a bus en route to New York and meets Peter Warne (Clark Gable), a drunk, temporarily unemployed newspaper writer. He agrees to help get her to New York, essentially blackmailing her so he can get the exclusive…