Jigsaw: When a Fan Film Misses the Point

Original post can be found at The Cinematropolis After seven years away from the big screen, the Saw franchise has finally made a return. In the world of studio filmmaking, the runaway success of the annual franchise year after year made a revival inevitable. Heading into the movie, my two main questions were,”can fresh talent…

Becoming Human: What Blade Runner Reveals About Humanity Through AI

Original post can be found at The Cinematropolis Spoilers for Blade Runner(1982) and Blade Runner 2049 lay ahead! Creating sentient beings and exploring exactly what might happen when the human race finally cracks the code to create new life is one of genre cinema’s favorite past times. Ever since the idea was first realized on…

Blair Witch Review

Original Post Can Be Found At GoodTrash Media It’s been 17 years since the original Blair Witch Project hit theaters and became a pop culture phenomenon back in 1999. The film was a smash hit that brought in just shy of $250 million off of a meager $60,000 budget. The popularity reached a fever pitch thanks to…

Gods of Egypt Falls Flat From The Heavens

Original Post can be found on Renegade Cinema 2016 is off to a real start. We’ve already had smart mouthed superheroes, a witch, and an army of the undead overrunning England. Despite not even cracked having the giant superhero duel of the decade later this month, this has already been an incredibly genre heavy year….

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies An Undead Nightmare

Original Post can be found at Renegade Cinema Listen to Caleb’s thoughts on Back to the Movies It’s raining zombies, oh lord! After over-saturating the big screen they invaded our TVs, infiltrated our comic books, and and eventually even got their own plush toys. The phenomena that twenty years ago was reserved for horror fans and D&D players…

Concussion Hits With The Heart And Loses Its Head

Original post can be found at Renegade Cinema The NFL is long past being just another successful sporting organization and has gone on to become its own sort of mega-corporation built off the backs of generations of athletes. It’s practically become synonymous with Sundays in the fall and has only grown more popular thanks to…

The Hunger Games : Mockingjay Part 2 Review

Original post can be found at Renegade Cinema Listen to my Back to the Movies Podcast Discussion Since the runaway success of Harry Potter, young adult novel adaptions have been the cash of the crop for Hollywood and few attempts have been as successful as Katniss Everdeen and The Hunger Games series. After two entries…

Steve Jobs Presents the iSteve of Biopics

Original post can be found at Renegade Cinema Listen to my thoughts on the Back the Movies Podcast The 20th century saw the rise of many successful American icons, but none of them changed the world in quite the same way Steve Jobs did. The former Apple CEO invented the notion of a user friendly interface…