Inherent Vice (2014)

Inherent Vice (2014)

There was so very, very much to enjoy about the first few moments of this film that I was uniquely disappointed to watch it fall apart. This is a drug-fueled neo-noir with a lot of star power, and lead actor Joaquin Phoenix was wonderful. Even if the project...
TV Time! : A Few Bad Cops

TV Time! : A Few Bad Cops

You may or may not know that here at B-movie BFFs I do, now and then, watch a little contemporary television – top-drawer television. Lately I seem to vacillate between implausibly-parochial BBC parlor-room murder mysteries, some surreal and dark comedy –...
WolfCop (2014)

WolfCop (2014)

Some reviews online disparaged the lack of subtlety in elements of this film. Really? What exactly were you expecting? I will sum up the story: an alcoholic and morally degenerate sheriff’s deputy visits the woods while chasing a bad guy. He is ambushed,...
October 23rd: Dracula 3D (2012)

October 23rd: Dracula 3D (2012)

This post is the twenty-third in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. I have struggled valiantly this month to say something constructive, or at least not be cruel, while reviewing these various and sundry vampire films. SOME FILMS (not naming names) have...
October 22nd: Byzantium (2012)

October 22nd: Byzantium (2012)

This post is the twenty-second in my 31 Days of Vampires! series for October 2014. Director Neil Jordan’s pieces remind me of some of Christopher Nolan’s work; dark, atmospheric, romantic – and a wee bit more clever than first appearances. Despite...