It is quite unfortunate that such an independent, bare-handed deconstruction of the genre came out smack-dab in the middle of the Twilight/True Blood vampire renaissance of the 2000s; seems that every week a new vampire project was announced to cash in on the attention given to the aforementioned. Had this film been given stronger legs … Continue reading IT CAME FROM THE DISCOUNT BIN: Bitten (2008)
WHY? Because I keep hearing Millennials saying that the latter is an update of the former, which as both a movie nut AND a Gen-Xer couldn’t offend me more. Maybe I’m overreacting, but let’s take a look at the comparative breakdown. —– THE PLAYERS: Breakfast Club – Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Emilio Estevez, Ally Sheedy, Molly … Continue reading MARQUEE SHOWDOWN #3: Brat Pack vs Pie Stack
Let’s be honest right off the bat: Drinking Buddies is the very definition of an independent movie, from hand-held cam tracking shots to the ass-kicking soundtrack to a set of then-little known actors clearly having their own personal little blast. It has clearly no budget, but most of all, no SCRIPT either. Those who DON’T … Continue reading IT CAME FROM THE DISCOUNT BIN: Drinking Buddies (2013)
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