OUR NIXON Review 7

OUR NIXON Review

Release Date: August 30, 2013 (Limited)
Director: MPAA Rating: NR
Film Pulse Score: 7/10

[This is a repost of our review from the Los Angeles Film Festival.  Our Nixon opens in theaters today.]

It

THE LIFEGUARD Review 4

THE LIFEGUARD Review

Release Date: August 30th, 2013 (Limited)
Currently playing on VOD platforms
Director:
MPAA Rating: R
Film Pulse Score: 4/10

The Lifeguard is an unfortunate by the numbers indie that seems to purposely

FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY Review 6.5/10

FRANKENSTEIN’S ARMY Review

Release Date: July 26th, 2013 (Limited)
Currently playing on VOD platforms
Director:
MPAA Rating: R
Film Pulse Score: 6.5/10

Frankenstein’s Army is the latest in an ever-increasing number of found footage horror films, however

THE WOLVERINE Review 7/10

THE WOLVERINE Review

Release Date: July 26th, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Film Pulse Score: 7/10

After the extreme disappointment of the last two films featuring Wolverine (not counting the cameo in First Class), there was little hope

RED 2 Review 5/10

RED 2 Review

Release Date: July 19th, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

It’s hard to deny that Dean Parisot’s Red 2 has moments of pure fun.  The quirky cast of characters from the

GRABBERS Review 5/10

GRABBERS Review

Release Date:   July 19th, 2013 (Limited Release)
MPAA Rating:   NR
Director:   Jon Wright
FilmPulse Score:   5/10

Jon Wright’s Grabbers feels like a trip down memory lane, it harkens back to the creature-features of the

THE CONJURING Review 7.5/10

THE CONJURING Review

Release Date: July 19th, 2013
Director:
MPAA Rating: R
Film Pulse Score: 7.5/10

Before James Wan’s The Conjuring had even one press screening, the hype was already building thanks to the MPAA.  This is

Grindhouse Weekly: I DRINK YOUR BLOOD (1970)

Grindhouse Weekly: I DRINK YOUR BLOOD (1970)

During the exploitation boom of the late sixties through the seventies, many low budget gorefests achieved notoriety through playing at the grindhouses on Times Square.  One such film that became a cult hit was David E. Durston’s I Drink

THE ACT OF KILLING Review 9

THE ACT OF KILLING Review

After the overthrow of the Indonesian government in 1965, the new regime declared that anyone determined to be a communist is to be executed. The executions were not carried out by the military itself but by hired guns. Typically these death squads were run by local gangsters. No one responsible for these war crimes has ever been made to answer for these atrocities that cost untold numbers of people their lives. Decades later, directors Joshua Oppenheimer and Christine Cynn commemorate this dark period in Indonesian history by focusing their cameras on the men responsible.

BLACKFISH Review 9/10

BLACKFISH Review

Release Date: July 19th, 2013 (Limited)
Director:
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Film Pulse Score: 9/10

In 2010 Dawn Brancheau, a trainer at Sea World, was killed by an Orca by the name of Tilikum.  Though