Been a while since I've given a 10/10 to anything, especially anything based on a true story, but this has an impressive display of...you name it; performances, music, dancing, cinematography, editing...narrative?
Usually, the reason I have a problem with certain true story films is that there is no story goal/plot - you normally just follow around somebody's life as they do and experience things - this one has the main character attempting to finish one song that's been eluding him,…
Ever since Nigel Bach (creator of the Bad Ben franchise) blocked me on Twitter (still trying to figure that one out), I decided to abandon my long-dedicated coverage of his often two-releases a year series and hop on the “Blackwell Ghost” train instead, a series I’ve been very curious about for years. I’ve always seen it among the list of other cheap found footage series that people are watching if they aren’t watching Bad Ben.
The end result is nothing…
First time watching since it’s original theatrical run, or maybe way back when it was originally released on VHS tape. I was too young to remember exactly which one - but I know I saw it and actually remembered quite a bit about it after having not seen it for decades, and truthfully this film is really good.
Very balanced between the themes of adventure, comedy, and romance. Even elements of thriller are in it, and it’s just a great…
Part of my ongoing coverage of the 2022 North Bend Film Festival
After so many years of traditional storytelling, we often get used to the format that Hollywood gives us time after time. When something comes down the grapevine that does something incredibly different...a lot of us don’t know what to think about that, yet I think that’s what North Bend Film Festival is all about and does such a great job with, as it promotes itself as the…