By the books, uneventful, and although it all starts promising with an African American wannabe sommelier explaining wine flavours as if they were rappers, we never get to see that side of him anymore. Been there done that and quite dreadful to sit through.
“There is no one else like my daddy.” - Beyoncé
Star and universally renowned hobbit, Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings-trilogy) has starred in numerous horror/thriller-esque vehicles over the past decade. In New Zealand-born Ant Timpson‘s directorial debut, ‘Come to Daddy‘ we see Norval Greenwood (Wood), a privileged man-child visit the beautiful coastal home of his estranged father, who he hasn’t seen in 30 years. Not remembering a thing about the man, we get to witness an unfortunate family event…
At times it really feels like as if you’re watching actual footage of this girl’s life. Elsie Fisher gives a pitch perfect performance and makes it her own. The way this was all shot, contributes to that sense of non-fiction.
Some of the scenes were harsh but very realistic. It’s not always easy growing up and wanting to belong.
It’s a bit of a struggle to fully dive into it, but by the end you’ll feel with Kayla. And it just puts a smile on your face.
1974’s slasher flick ‘Black Christmas‘ is a classically overlooked horror in which a group of sorority girls get stalked during the titular holiday period. When 2006’s unnecessary trashy remake got critically slammed, it was a big surprise when producer Jason Blum announced another remake to be in development with a more modern twist. Let’s just say, this version is nothing like the previous two and could easily have been released under an original title instead of relying on some sort…