Category Archives: General Mayhem

“Night School” doesn’t quite make the grade

Nutshell: I shouldn’t watch the end credits of a Hart & Haddish comedy trying to figure out why I’m unimpressed with what I just saw. But I was. Give these two better folks behind the camera. Grade: D+ “That’s what’s … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: Crank up the Awards Season Machine for “A Private War”

Time for Award Season Onslaught y’all!  Yeah, it’s still August.  But I’m seeing a few films that look like shiny, shiny awards fodder.  Operation Finale is one, and now comes a biopic starring Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan and Stanley Tucci. Sounds … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch: “THE OATH” talks turkeys

I love holiday disfunction movies. But The Oath looks like a prescient documentary for folks who have loved ones across the aisle. Still funny as hell though. Synopsis! A controversial White House policy turns family member against family member in … Continue reading

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza: “Mama Mia! Here We Go Again”!

Ready to get your musical on?  Yeah baby – it’s that time! And I’ve got passes for Mama Mia! Here We Go Again! Synopsis! Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma … Continue reading

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Vid of the Day: “Divine Bovine” by Gunnar Madsen!

I love cows.  They give us cheese.  They’re content with hanging out in a field, noshing on green grass. They’re kinda awesome.  (Unless they have guns.) I also love music. Who doesn’t? So when I heard that Gunnar Madsen wrote … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2018 Overlook Film Fest announced!

I’m still sad that I couldn’t make it down to New Orleans for the second Overlook Film Festival. So why not just jump on in? Satan’s Slaves, Pan, Caniba, Hairy Wolf, and Amy all nabbed awards from the jury, with … Continue reading

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Columbia Screening Pass-palooza: “Rampage”!

I love monster movies.  And while I love a good scare, I especially love it when “monsters” are good guys.  What?  Like you don’t think Minilla is adorable with his smoke-ring blowing self.  Today’s cute monster?  The beautiful albino silverback … Continue reading

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