I loved this Micro Indie found footage film, it only cost the filmmaker an estimated 300 bucks to film it compared to its rival Paranormal Activity whom dished out 15,000! But this has something that Paranormal Activity doesn't have.. a loveable, crotchety, foul mouthed, old coot from Jersey whom wasn't about to take any grief from anyone alive or dead! As a future cane waving, get off my lawn, old fart in training I got a real kick out of…
I had to see this because it is a first for Pakistan, their very first Splatter film! The film is an homage, tribute if you will to masters of horror films like Hooper, Bava etc!
The films lead Burqaman aka Baby wields a pretty mean looking mace (Morning Star)! You'll note similarities to Leatherface and Jason.. I prefer watching this Baby over the one in Baby Driver any day! Because this film has more heart and soul! Because it is…
It would be easy to write director Dan Gilroy's (directorial debut) neo-noir crime thriller off as just another story about a sociopath when clearly it is about so much more! It is a scathing commentary on a corrupt media where ratings trumps the basic principles of ethics, integrity and morals!
"If it bleeds it leads" mentality reflects man's primal bloodlust! We've essentially replaced gladiators slaughtering Christians in Roman arena's with the network news!
And if you take it one step…
Went in with low expectations and was pleasantly surprised by how clever and entertaining it turned out to be!
One part Groundhog Day, one part Starship Troopers! Tom Cruise is getting a little long in the tooth but he proved he's still got it!
Only gripe was the anticlimactic ending!