Constantine: The Devil’s Vinyl Recap

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJlLf0LbzVQ] Constantine: The Devil’s Vinyl (1×03) Synopsis: Constantine and Zed team up to exorcise a demonic blues record in Chicago and to save the soul of a devoted mother and wife. Meanwhile, Constantine finds a rival in Papa Midnite, a voodoo priest determined to use the record as an insurance policy against […]

The Cinematic Universes of Christopher Nolan Pt. 1: Following (1998)

Following Release Date: 1998 Cast: Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell Director: Christopher Nolan Studio: Next Wave Films, Syncopy Distributor: Zeitgeist Films (US), Momentum Pictures (UK) Genre(s): Neonoir, Psychological / Crime Thriller Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: Medium IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia  “The following is my explanation…well, my…my account of…well, what happened.” The first spoken line of […]

Constantine: Non Est Asylum Recap

Constantine: Non Est Asylum (1×01) Synopsis: John Constantine, Exorcist, Demonologist and Master of the Dark Arts, checks out of a mental asylum and travels to Atlanta, GA to protect an old friend’s daughter from demons. Meanwhile, he is haunted by his past, hubristic failures that sent an innocent 9-year-old girl to eternal damnation. Rating: ★★★☆☆ […]

The Cinematic Universes of Christopher Nolan: An Introduction

Leading up to the November 7 opening of Interstellar, I’ll be taking an in-depth, chronological exploration of Christopher Nolan’s filmography, starting with his first studio feature Following, made in 1998. I’ll try to include bits of research and behind-the-scenes trivia, to point out the moments and qualities of distinction of […]

“Kill the Messenger” Reveals the Dark Side of Investigative Journalism

[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW4XO-52ubE] Kill the Messenger Release Date: October 10, 2014 Cast: Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Paz Vega, Rosemarie DeWitt, Michael Sheen, Ray Liotta, Michael K. Willians, Oliver Platt Director: Michael Cuesta Studio: Bluegrass Films, The Combine Distributor: Focus Features Genre(s): Political Thriller / Drama Based On Dark Alliance Rating: ★★★☆☆ Review Spoilers: Moderate IMDB | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia  After a title card […]