“Starring Jerry as Himself” – Review (Slamdance 2023)

“A family documents how their immigrant father Jerry, a recently divorced and retired Florida man, was recruited by the Chinese police to be an undercover agent, only to discover a darker truth.” I don’t usually look for documentaries when I’m on my off time. This is kind of silly to admit but every documentary that I watched is so devastating personally, regardless of how good … Continue reading “Starring Jerry as Himself” – Review (Slamdance 2023)

‘La Pecera’ Review: A Lyrical Exploration of Decay (Sundance 2023)

How do you navigate life when you know you’ll depart it very soon? Do you make amends? Do you atone? Do you make your last memories meaningful and impactful? Do you just wither away? Glorimar Marrero Sánchez ópera prima La Pecera introduces all these questions into the film but never gives you a simple answer. La Pecera (The Fishbowl, in its English title) follows Noelia … Continue reading ‘La Pecera’ Review: A Lyrical Exploration of Decay (Sundance 2023)

The Legend Of Vox Machina S2 [Series Review]

After saving the realm from evil and destruction at the hands of the most terrifying power couple in Exandria, Vox Machina is faced with saving the world once again-this time, from a sinister group of dragons known as the Chroma Conclave. The Legend Of Vox Machina new season is what one keeps expecting and amazing thrill ride with an epic adventure in the mix. Plus … Continue reading The Legend Of Vox Machina S2 [Series Review]

Fantasy Football – Review

I remember when I was a kid and the one thing that thrilled me was watching those original Disney Channel movies. You know, like “The Thirteenth Year”, the one about the merman or my favorite at the time “The Luck of the Irish”, the basketball-playin’ leprechaun. Movies that just were as silly as humanly possible with none of the stigmas of a real movie so to speak. You just pressed “play” and your brain became a pulsating mush, leaving behind all rational thoughts. A sugar rush. That was my mindset. Continue reading Fantasy Football – Review

‘Unidentified Objects’ Review: A Surrealist Character Space Journey (Fantastic Fest 2022)

“Do you ever wake up from a dream and it’s like you’re still dreaming?” That question suffused Colombian filmmaker Juan Felipe Zuleta’s debut feature, Unidentified Objects. It haunts the viewer into a false sense of security, questioning their own experiences and purpose on this earth. Unidentified Objects stars Peter Hobbes (Matthew August Jeffers) and Sarah Hay (Winona Jordan) as two strangers who discover something about themselves across a … Continue reading ‘Unidentified Objects’ Review: A Surrealist Character Space Journey (Fantastic Fest 2022)

‘A Life on the Farm’ Review: An Ode to the Artist in All of Us (Fantastic Fest 2022)

Art can be therapeutic. It can save someone’s soul and be a gateway to cleansing the spirit. Art can transform and mold you. On a small farm in Somerset, it was everything to Charles Carson. A Life on the Farm recounts the discovery of this old videotape owned by filmmaker Oscar Harding’s grandfather, which contains a feature-length home video written, directed, and starred by his … Continue reading ‘A Life on the Farm’ Review: An Ode to the Artist in All of Us (Fantastic Fest 2022)