First Glance: “Settlers”

First Glance: “Settlers”

I love the look of IFC Midnight’s “Settlers”, a mysterious science-fiction Western that packs quite a bit into a trailer that runs just under two minutes. It’s the first feature for writer-director Wyatt Rockefeller and it had its world premiere a few days ago at the Tribeca Film Festival. The premise alone is full of … Continue reading

First Glance: “Pig”

First Glance: “Pig”

To those of you anxious for a new wild-man Nicolas Cage experience, boy do I have the movie for you! With “Pig” NEON adds yet another intriguing film to its stellar and wildly diverse portfolio. It’s written and directed by Michael Sarnoski and teaches us a valuable lesson. Much like John Wick and his pup, … Continue reading

REVIEW: “Evil Eye” (2020)

REVIEW: “Evil Eye” (2020)

My long overdue third taste of “Welcome to Blumhouse”, Amazon’s eight film collaboration with horror producer Jason Blum, is “Evil Eye” from co-directors Elan and Rajeev Dassani. Once again exploring the shared theme of “family and love as a redemptive or destructive force”, this film shows off some good ideas which separate it from the … Continue reading