Elwood Jones

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  • From Dusk Till Dawn

    From Dusk Till Dawn

    ★★★★★

    For one reason or another this film never seems to get talked about much anymore which is actually kind of a shame especially since it’s release it remains still such a unique twist on the both the crime and vampire genres

    Opening with a botched Liquor store heist as the Gecko Brothers Seth and Richie attempt to evade the law wit their plans to cross the border into Mexico soon seeing them taking hostage a disillusioned pastor and his kids…

  • Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All

    Filmage: The Story of Descendents/All

    ★★★★★

    While they might have released over a dozen albums not to mention being a key influence on the second wave punk rock bands including mainstream pop punkers like Green Day and The Offspring there is something unquestionably cult about The Descendents who made a antagonistic doodle of their lead singer their logo (not to mention what I’ve used time and time again as my go to profile picture) and unlike many of their contemporaries they are still a band going…

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  • Deep Red

    Deep Red

    ★★★★

    Sometimes all it takes is for one film to make you question your established opinion on a genre / director, something which certainly was the case here being neither a fan of Argento’s films I had seen much like the few giallo films I had also seen. Needless to I was pretty sure of my opinions only for this film to then go and screw it all up, let alone leaving me wondering if I’d been too quick in forming…

  • Troll Hunter

    Troll Hunter

    When it comes to the found footage genre, I frequently find myself zoning out, especially when so many of the films belonging to this sub-genre seem to be under the impression that fuzzy shots and frantic camera movements give the viewer the illusion of being with the character being followed or that it somehow increases the tension, which is an interesting idea considering how hard it is to be affected by something that the camera can’t even bother to focus…