Review can be found at thebasementonahill.com/2018/07/06/in-theaters-the-first-purge/
Writing a review for a film like Shark Exorcist is a tough task. How do you judge a movie like this one? It's foolish to sit down and press play on a movie called Shark Exorcist, which has the tagline "Satan has Jaws", and think that you are about to watch a classic piece of cinema in the vein of Citizen Cane or The Godfather. Usually I review low budget horror schlock films with a different set of criteria. That's…
The Master is the kind of film that makes you believe in the power of movies.
Paul Thomas Anderson makes movies about people and he has a talent for making even the simplest of stories feel epic. That talent is on full display in The Master. A simple story about an alcoholic veteran who falls in with a new religion.
Joaquin Phoenix plays Freddie Quell, a naval veteran who comes home from war and tries to settle into life. Freddy…