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Top 10 Films: Action

Top 10 Action Films   Action films; they are that unique type that illicit the kind of response that strikes a definite jolt to a person’s core.  It is within that pure cinematic experience defined by one of a combination of from over-the-top sequences, choreographed/gritty fight scenes, gun battles, car chases and/or unforgettable characters (good […]

A Most Violent Year – 3.5/5 – Movie Reviews by Ry!

A Most Violent Year – 3.5/5 – Misdirection; it is a term used in the film industry frequently.  This is usually a term used when a film is ‘marketed’ for one genre and it clearly becomes another.  When a film uses ‘misdirection’; it mostly turns out badly; critically and commercially.  There are times when misdirection […]

Kingsman: The Secret Service – 4/5 – Movie Reviews by Ry!

Kingsman: The Secret Service – 4/5 – This is an early review for a film that will be coming out early February 2015.  I got a chance to watch this at an early screening for the press.  Being based on a graphic novel; I had an inkling of what to expect.  In retrospect, no matter […]

The Skeleton Twins – 3/5 – Movie Reviews by Ry!

The Skeleton Twins – 3/5 – This is a review for an indie film that came out late last year.  At the heart of any film in the indie realm is the ‘down to earth’ approach to storytelling and tone.  There is a sense to keep the film grounded, no matter the subject matter or […]

Whiplash – 4.5/5 – Movie Reviews by Ry!

Whiplash – 4.5/5 – It goes without saying; character films are some of my favorite kind to watch.  One thing that makes them amazing is that they are carried by three things: Dialogue, acting and raw emotional overtones No matter if it has to do with love, revenge or something of fantasy; when a film’s […]