Finding herself on the run from her abusive husband, Marian pays an unexpected visit to her twin sister Vivian. Despite living polar opposite lives, the two easily meld back together after a six year separation, but things do not go as smoothly as everyone plans. Screening at the Northbend Film Festival, writer/director Erin Vassilopoulos’s feature film debut Superior is an intimate, dreamy take on choices and identities and how they shape our existence.
Director: Lodewijk CrijnsWriter: Lodewijk CrijnsStars: Jeroen Spitzenberger, Anniek Pheifer, Roosmarijn van der Hoek Review Toddler tantrums, excessively long wait times, the airport, the DMV, waiting in the exam room for 45 minutes, these are all things that can cause even the most calm and laid back person to lose their patience. None of these things... Continue Reading →
Summer means shark season, which means shark movie season and this year, Great White is hoping to be the movie to scare you right out of the ocean. But does it?
The horror genre can always be counted on for mirroring the fears and anxiety’s of the times we are living in and The Purge series has been the not so subtle leader of this for it’s eight year run. With five movies and two seasons of a television series, The Purge has been pointing a laser focused spotlight on America’s various cultural maladies while also keeping our need for entertainment and bloodlust satisfied.
Of all the subgenres in horror, few are as polarizing as the much maligned rape/revenge subgenre . Love it or hate it, it has it’s merits and some of these films are able to tackle an ugly and complex issue in new and thought provoking ways. Violation is one of those films.
A little over five years after Hannigram broke our hearts and left us wondering what became of our favorite Murder Husbands, CBS premiered Clarice. Clarice is a show that has been threatening to premiere for quite some time now and when it was finally coming to fruition, the Fannibal universe began having false hope that this must mean that a fourth season of Hannibal is possible. I say false hope because there is a very tricky and very real issue at play within the universe that Thomas Harris created...
Your stylist is there for job interview haircuts, wedding hair, family photo hair-do’s, funeral haircuts: they are always there for every major event in your life and they probably know things about you that you haven’t told your best friend, but ultimately, they are your employee and that is where things get tricky. Have you ever really thought about your stylist and how they receive all of this information?
As mental illness becomes a topic that is less taboo, more films seem to be willing to address the subject in a real way. First time feature writer/director Sabrina Mertens tackles this by sewing together fifty seven still life pictures of a family that is drowning in mental illness.