Reviews

 
Lucy Lucy
by Jerrod Kingery

“Feels like a cut-rate European B-movie with some big Hollywood stars slumming for the paycheck.”

 Grade: F
The Purge: Anarchy The Purge: Anarchy
by Jerrod Kingery

“More of the same…Attempts to expand the mythology of the Purge with lukewarm results.”

 Grade: C-
Sex Tape Sex Tape
by Cody Villafana

“Not completely unfunny, but the over-reliance on gross-out sexual humor is its ultimate downfall.”

 Grade: C
Korengal Korengal
by Kiko Martinez

“Filmmaker Sebastian Junger has put together a compelling package with thought and focus.”

 Grade: B+
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
by Jerrod Kingery

“Tightly-plotted. A miracle of modern special effects from start to finish.”

 Grade: A
Third Person Third Person
by Cody Villafana

“Plot points grow in banality… Haggis runs through the cliché handbook to carry the film forward.”

 Grade: C-
Bound by Flesh Bound by Flesh
by Kiko Martinez

“It may not have high production value…but it makes up for it with solid storytelling.”

 Grade: B-
Deliver Us From Evil Deliver Us From Evil
by Kiko Martinez

“A very dull and unfrightening mix of low-rent cop drama and standard horror flick action.”

 Grade: D
Earth to Echo Earth to Echo
by Jerrod Kingery

“Well-made…Shot in a found-footage style that suggests ‘Super 8′ by way of ‘Chronicle.’”

 Grade: B
Snowpiercer Snowpiercer
by Cody Villafana

“Brainier than your average action film. Deserves credit for going beyond the basics of the genre.”

 Grade: B
Obvious Child Obvious Child
by Kiko Martinez

“Slate takes full control of her three-dimensional character. Every ounce of her personality rings true.”

 Grade: B+
Palo Alto Palo Alto
by Kiko Martinez

“The pity party director Coppola throws for each of her characters is far too blatant to dismiss.”

 Grade: C-
The Rover The Rover
by Kiko Martinez

“The sense of hopelessness throughout the film is suffocating. Pearce’s performance doesn’t let up.”

 Grade: B
22 Jump Street 22 Jump Street
by Jerrod Kingery

“A near-masterpiece of subversion. A brilliant, hilarious deconstruction of just what a sequel is made of.”

 Grade: A-
How to Train Your Dragon 2 How to Train Your Dragon 2
by Kiko Martinez

“Beautifully rendered dragon characters and flight sequences make up the most exciting parts.”

 Grade: B
Words and Pictures Words and Pictures
by Cody Villafana

“Juggles too many stories that don’t work and drags on and on without any real payoff.”

 Grade: C-
Edge of Tomorrow Edge of Tomorrow
by Jerrod Kingery

“A mildly satirical, exceedingly clever adventure featuring a likeable performance by Tom Cruise.”

 Grade: B
The Fault In Our Stars The Fault In Our Stars
by Cody Villafana

“An impressive and sincere film that transcends its target audience and should be affecting to all.”

 Grade: B
Finding Vivian Maier Finding Vivian Maier
by Kiko Martinez

“A fascinating portrait of an eccentric and mysterious woman who led an extraordinarily private life.”

 Grade: B+
Maleficent Maleficent
by Jerrod Kingery

“Seems to serve one purpose: to give Angelina Jolie a role well-suited to her stature.”

 Grade: C-
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Interviews

 
Gabriel Iglesias – The Fluffy Movie Gabriel Iglesias – The Fluffy Movie
by Kiko Martinez

“Everyone thinks comics are happy. We’re not. We’re jaded.”

Frank Grillo – The Purge: Anarchy Frank Grillo – The Purge: Anarchy
by Kiko Martinez

“I don’t cost what Matt Damon does and I do my own stunts!”

Alison Haislip – Video Games: The Movie Alison Haislip – Video Games: The Movie
by Kiko Martinez

“I’m not one of those people who pre-ordered an X-Box One.”

Leslie Zemeckis – Bound by Flesh Leslie Zemeckis – Bound by Flesh
by Kiko Martinez

“They were bound to each other not just by flesh, but by this inner bond.”

Mia Rose Frampton – Tammy Mia Rose Frampton – Tammy
by Kiko Martinez

“I screamed at the top of my lungs. I Tweeted. I was on Cloud Nine.”

Ella Wahlestedt – Earth to Echo Ella Wahlestedt – Earth to Echo
by Kiko Martinez

“I though he was so cute! How could you not love those big, round eyes?”

Brian Knappenberger – The Internet’s Own Boy Brian Knappenberger – The Internet’s Own Boy
by Kiko Martinez

“Lawmakers need to realize that it’s not OK to not understand the internet.”

Jenny Slate – Obvious Child Jenny Slate – Obvious Child
by Cody Villafana

“I think I use stand up as a way to be the most happy. I really like people to look at me.”

The Case Against 8 – Ben Cotner & Ryan White The Case Against 8 – Ben Cotner & Ryan White
by Kiko Martinez

“I wouldn’t go as far to say we’re trying to change hearts and minds.”

Lela Loren – Power (TV) Lela Loren – Power (TV)
by Kiko Martinez

“Getting a job where I know what is going to be happening for the next six months is a blessing.”

Scoot McNairy – Non-Stop (DVD) Scoot McNairy – Non-Stop (DVD)
by Kiko Martinez

“I’m terrified of flying. Nevermind bombs…I’m just scared to take off and land.”

Eddie J. Fernandez – 22 Jump Street Eddie J. Fernandez – 22 Jump Street
by Kiko Martinez

“When the directors yelled cut, we would just burst out laughing.”

Italia Ricci – Chasing Life (TV) Italia Ricci – Chasing Life (TV)
by Kiko Martinez

“I hope [this show] is going to help some people. I don’t want to screw it up.”

Charo – Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV) Charo – Oprah: Where Are They Now? (TV)
by Kiko Martinez

“I’m all over YouTube! I don’t even know how they find some of that stuff.”

Manuel Albarran – Maleficent Manuel Albarran – Maleficent
by Kiko Martinez

“I have to say it’s been the most fascinating thing I’ve ever done as an artist.”

John Leguizamo – Chef John Leguizamo – Chef
by Kiko Martinez

“I do one great dish, which is a Latin roasted chicken. That’s my secret weapon. My wife loves that.”

Steven Knight – Locke Steven Knight – Locke
by Kiko Martinez

“I wanted to try and do justice to the drama of what some people might think is an ordinary tragedy.”

Mike Boettcher – The Hornet’s Nest Mike Boettcher – The Hornet’s Nest
by Kiko Martinez

“I feel like my life is in my hands. I know how to take care of myself.”

Eugenia Kuzmina – Fading Gigolo Eugenia Kuzmina – Fading Gigolo
by Kiko Martinez

“There’s not too much pain in modeling. All you have to do is put on clothes.”

Randy Moore – Escape from Tomorrow (DVD) Randy Moore – Escape from Tomorrow (DVD)
by Kiko Martinez

“They hate the film and want it to die like Snow White eating a poison apple.”

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