Daddy’s Divas Rating: 7/10 Directors: David Tittone Writers: David Torre and David Tittone Style: Comedy Time: 20 minutes Trailer: youtube.com/watch?v=xHo2XOQ2zlA Review by Mike Szymanski This series of short, clever and funny stories about a widower and his three girls are about 20 minutes long each, and they are cute and enjoyable for the entire family. It’s hard to find edgy family comedy like this today. … Continue reading A Dark Comedy with Irrepressible Kids is Family Fun in ‘Daddy’s Divas’
Mind Leech Rating: 8/10 Directors: Chris Cheeseman and Paul Krysinski Style: Horror/Comedy Time: 61 minutes Website: https://www.mindleech.com Review by Mike Szymanski If you love kitschy B-horror movies that are almost as funny as they are scary, you will easily get sucked into “Mind Leech.” I am one of those critics who loves to watch the B-horror Roger Corman-ish films over and over again, and I love … Continue reading If You Love B Horror Flicks You’ll Get Sucked Into ‘Mind Leech’
Razzennest Rating: 7/10 Director: Johannes Grenzfurthner Writer: Johannes Grenzfurthner Style: Comedy/Horror/Satire Time: 81 minutes Trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIuF40DRsXI Review by Mike Szymanski Just when you think all the innovative stuff was done involving found-footage films, or all-devices movies, there comes something truly unique and innovative that will bite you in the fettasna and tickle your roligben. That’s this movie “Razzennest” which is German for “rat’s nest” but it also incorporates Swedish … Continue reading ‘Razzennest’ Is the Funniest, Scariest Movie You’ll Ever Listen To
Crabs! Rating: 10/10 Director & Screenwriter: Pierce Berolzheimer Style: Horror/Comedy Time: 80 minutes By Mike Szymanski Lately — well at least for the past two years — it is very rare that I laugh out loud over a movie, and this one had me doing it from the first scene. So thank you “Crabs!” for getting me to giggle in this strange and unfunny times. … Continue reading When Getting ‘Crabs!’ Is A Good Thing: A Succulent Horror-Comedy To Get Your Claws Into￼
By Mike Szymanski Think of “Inheritance Italian Style” as like a dark comedy melodrama with wacky characters, over-the-top acting, and unpredictable liaisons all set in a beautiful countryside estate. It’s enjoyable, heart-felt, ridiculous, sad, and funny. Five sisters come together to discuss the dividing up of the family furniture well before their parents are gone in a large villa in Sicily. The countryside and the … Continue reading Inheritance Italian Style
By Vernon Nickerson Country of Hotels, a new film by Director Julio Maria Martino and Producers Saba Kia and Emily Corcoran is a somber 21st Century homage to Rod Serling’s Night Gallery. Intrigued, gentle movie-watching public? Well if you are still fighting your natural urges to explore a mysterious sci-fi-ish drama, I would add that Country of Hotels was the winner of the Audience Award … Continue reading Country of Hotels, a Quirkily Entertaining Relief from the Summer of Comic Empire Promotionals
Lily Pictures and Ana de Lara Films announced today the national debut of Filipina-Canadian Director Ana de Lara’s award-winning film GOOD GIRLS DON’T as a part of CBC’s Canadian Reflections Program on May 20th at 11:30PM and will then be available on the free CBC Gem streaming service. GOOD GIRLS DON’T boasts an all star cast featuring the talents of Evryle Ebora (Once Upon a … Continue reading AWARD-WINNING COMEDIC SHORT FILM GOOD GIRLS DON’T LAUNCHES ON CBC IN THE CANADIAN REFLECTIONS PROGRAM MAY 20
By Monteque Pope-Le Beau “Don’t Read This On A Plane” is a delightfully funny and poignant film about finding what it is you truly want out of life. Who would not enjoy traveling across the European country side meeting wonderfully interesting people while having the privilege of visiting some of the most beautiful and prestigious book bookstores Europe has ever known. Yet sometimes a trip … Continue reading “Don’t Read This On A Plane”: The Discovery Of One’s Hidden Truth
By Monteque Pope-Le Beau Director Alonso Llosa’s tragicomedy La Restauración will have its World Premiere at the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. La Restauración is a poignant cautionary tale about excess, greed, disillusionment and elitism. The story takes place in a period of rapid urban growth in Peru when money is flowing freely allowing those who were once unable to graduate to the elite … Continue reading La Restauración A Tale Of Damnation And Redemption
By Steven Buckner Writer/Director Tammy Minoff’s richly layered, award winning directorial debut “Limerence,” cleverly tips the scales on Hollywood’s approach to a romantic comedy. Women get to see themselves in female lead Rosemary—as complex, independent and real, breaking the stereotypes society has fed us. Limerence starts off right away as a romantic comedy with Rosemary (Tammy Minoff) who moves to Venice CA pursues a career … Continue reading Gem Of A Film
by William Engel Who’s “Jenna?” is very Funny, daring, and surprisingly intense. The film follows Jonathan Burke (Bill Sorvino), a financial advisor who starts dating a lawyer named Jenna Casey (Tracey Birdsall) after meeting her at a bar. His best friend, Andy Roma (Joseph D’onofrio) notes that she bears a striking resemblance to a prolific porn star, leading both of them to suspect that … Continue reading Who’s “Jenna?” Is A Thoroughly Enjoyable Romp
By: Vernon Nickerson “CREEDMORIA” by Film Fatales filmmaker and Dances With Film alumni, Alicia Slimmer, is a powerful film that I hope will be seen by every adolescent who’s ever wanted to get up the courage to escape a soul-killing existence. Those of us who survived our adolescence in places like the Borough of Queens, New York where the story takes place, and South Paterson, … Continue reading Channeling Dysfunctional Family Life of the 70’s and 80’s: CREEDMORIA, a new film by Alicia Slimmer”
By Saga Elmotaseb If you love the 80’s and who doesn’t? This is your film. I totally loved “Creedmoria”! The story follows your typical dysfunctional East Coast family from one trial and error to the next. All seen thru the point of view of the main character, Candy, joyfully portrayed by Stef Dawson, who steals the show with her innocent mischievousness and spunky carrot top … Continue reading Interview with Writer,Producer, Director Alicia Slimmer and Star Stef Dawson of The Film “Creedmoria”!
By: Austin Winter- Chase We all have gone through the awkward and frustrating situation of having to move to a new town, start anew in a strange new house, meet new friends and go to a new school. For some this process was not as traumatic as it was for others. Simply put if you were one of the popular people then you were in. … Continue reading A Review Of The 2016 Dance With Film “Breaking Legs” Finding The Strength To Follow One’s Dreams
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