Review: The Neon Demon

The Fashion World has teeth! The Neon Demon is a fascinating film  layered in many levels, a rare treat full of cameos that will leave you wondering why it did not get a larger release for national distribution. Nicolas Winding Refn wrote and directed this disturbing picture, anyone that has seen Bronson (Tom Hardy) and…

Marvel v. DC

This is not a review of Suicide Squad, I felt the movie had it’s merits but in most films especially comic book based  the villain needs to be grander in scope than the hero in order for the protagonist to overcome and rise above in the eyes of the audience. Enchantress to me was a…

Hard Candy: Spider Trapped in own Web

“‘Welcome to my parlor.’ said the Spider to the Fly.” The statement from  Mary Howitt’s poem The Spider and The Fly echos the predator and prey relationship. Imagine if you will the scenario of the Spider being the unknowing prey and the Fly with a secret of it’s own. In Hard Candy Ellen Page is…

Will You Survive In The Shallows?

I don’t think I have ever been in a movie where the entire audience stood up and clapped at the conclusion with such enthusiastic support for the embattled hero. That was exactly the scene in the theater Friday night for The Shallows staring Blake Lively. Not since Chief Brody went face to face with  an…