Drinking Buddies or why I tend to hate independent films

Drinking Buddies - 2014 Writer and Director Joe Swanberg Starring Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston 1) They call it a comedy.  There are no laughs at the screen, and only booze induced laughs coming from the screen. 2) Most characters are the most boring people you would ever want to meet. 3) Movie spends way too much … Continue reading Drinking Buddies or why I tend to hate independent films

V/H/S and V/H/S/2: Someone really has some stories to tell

V/H/S - 2012  V/H/S/2 2013 Directors V/H/S: Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, Radio Silence V/H/S/2: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sánchez, Gregg Hale, Gareth Huw Evans, Timo Tjahjanto, Jason Eisener Starring V/H/S: A bunch of decent young acting talent V/H/S/2: More decent young acting talent Screenplay: V/H/S: Simon Barrett, David Bruckner, Nicholas Tecosky, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez, Chad Villella V/H/S/2: Simon Barrett, Jamie Nash, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, John Davies Horror stories … Continue reading V/H/S and V/H/S/2: Someone really has some stories to tell

You’re Next: Someone wants to live

You're Next - 2011 Directed by Adam Wingard Starring Sharni Vinson, Nicholas Tucci, Wendy Glenn, A. J. Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Barbara Crampton, Rob Moran Written by Simon Barrett Finally horror has come out of the tailspin it's been in since forever.  In the past year, only Cabin in the Woods stands out as being close to the level as You're Next.  The things that … Continue reading You’re Next: Someone wants to live