UPSTREAM COLOR Review 9

UPSTREAM COLOR Review

We here at Film Pulse have been discussing Shane Carruth's Upstream Color for the last several months, basically stating that it would turn out to be one of our favorite films of the year. I made numerous statements and poised questions to myself after watching the first teaser. After revisiting that post I have decided that - Yes, 8 years was definitely worth the wait and I, sort-of, understood the film, but I am still processing what I just saw.

‘Evil Dead’ Review 7/10

‘Evil Dead’ Review

Release Date: April 5th, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: R
Film Pulse Score: 7/10

Fede Alvarez’s remake of the classic Sam Raimi horror film The Evil Dead bills itself as “The most terrifying

WRONG Review 8.5

WRONG Review

Quentin Depieux's Wrong couldn't be more right. Dogs, gurus, palm trees that morph into pine trees, and nightmarish scenes that pose questions of the source life and death are all crocheted into one giant fishing net. The film comes from a director who is a creative kind of guy, and that much is evident in his career of music, absurdist film, and hand made puppet antics. It's obvious that he is happy to think on a completely different level.

‘Welcome to the Punch’ Review 5.5/10

‘Welcome to the Punch’ Review

Release Date: March 27, 2013 (Limited)
Director:
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Film Pulse Score: 5.5/10

“Heroic bloodshed.”  What is that?  “Heroic bloodshed” is a genre of Hong Kong action cinema.  It always involves

‘Graceland’ Review 7.5/10

‘Graceland’ Review

Release Date: April 26th, 2013 (Limited)
Available on VOD March 28th, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: NR
Film Pulse Score: 7.5/10

Graceland is a dark tale of morality and consequence set in

‘Admission’ Review 5.5/10

‘Admission’ Review

Release Date: March 22, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Film Pulse Score: 5.5/10

“Want to know the secret to getting in?” Chirps Portia Nathan (Tina Fey) with unsettling enthusiasm, “Well, take out

DETOUR Review 7

DETOUR Review

Release Date: March 29, 2013 (Limited)
Director: William Dickerson
MPAA Rating: NR

Hypothetically, what would you do if you were having a leisurely drive through the majestic hills of Los Angeles, only to be swept away

‘Gimme the Loot’ Review 7/10

‘Gimme the Loot’ Review

Release Date:   March 22, 2013 (Limited Release)
MPAA Rating:   Not Rated
Director:   Adam Leon
FilmPulse Score:   7/10

There was a lot of buzz surrounding Adam Leon’s feature-length debut Gimme the Loot given the

SXSW 2013: ‘The Other Shore’ Review 7/10

SXSW 2013: ‘The Other Shore’ Review

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The Other Shore tells the harrowing and emotional story of Diana Nyad, a marathon swimmer who set out to traverse from Cuba to Florida non-stop, without the

‘The Call’ Review 5/10

‘The Call’ Review

Release Date: March 15, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: R
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

Cell phones that serve as main plot devices have not yet proven to be good carriers for films in