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“INTRIGO: DEAR AGNES” Death and Friends

May 6th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

A cagey mystery that has some odd twists, Intrigo: Dear Agnes is the second in a trilogy by director Daniel Alfredson. The film has some very good acting and directing that takes you into the interesting story involving lust, money and a strained friendship. The screenplay is not predicated on having seen the first in the series and plays out independently of any information from the first. Read more…

“THE RHYTHM SECTION” Thrills on Blu-ray

April 26th, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

In the movie business it’s hard to make a hitman thriller with something new and exciting. The Rhythm Section gives it a try and actually does put a twist on the popular genre. In the place of a male protagonist a female takes the lead in a quest for revenge and settling the score. What makes this film nicely different is Blake Lively the sweetheart of TV’s “Gossip Girl” who goes from dainty to dangerous. If you like James Bond thrillers, try The Rhythm Section now on Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD, VOD. Read more…

“TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG” Violent and Daunting

April 23rd, 2020 No comments

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Vicious, cruel and daunting the film True History of the Kelly Gang follows a boy to man as he fights to survive a childhood and win over the respect for rights of the commoner. Not your everyday adventure, the movie gets into your head as young Ned Kelly deals with his family’s poverty, then switches gears for a fast take on Kelly’s determination to fight the government’s militia in order to avoid arrest. Well written, filmed and directed the movie character reminds me somewhat of a Jesse James. Read more…

“INTRIGO: DEATH OF AN AUTHOR” Now on Blu-ray

March 16th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

A very good mystery that has a lot of intriguing buildup, Intrigo: Death of an Author, is now on Blu-ray and DVD. Nicely directed and acted, the film digs deep into a relationship that is falling apart and puts the protagonist on a road to finding the remedy to correct the mistakes he made. Set in a background of beautiful vistas, the movie becomes a puzzle that challenges the viewer to take sides, then decide whether they were right or wrong at the very end. If you like your dramas with a lot of mystery and a few twists, then this one makes for a good night with microwave popcorn and your favorite libation. Read more…

“INTRIGO: DEATH OF AN AUTHOR” a Puzzler

January 17th, 2020 No comments

 

 

Review by John Delia

A good mystery that has a lot of intriguing buildup, Intrigo: Death of an Author, is now in select theaters. Nicely directed and acted, the film digs deep into a relationship that is falling apart and puts the protagonist on a road to finding the remedy to correct the mistakes he made. Set in a background of beautiful vistas, the movie becomes a puzzle that challenges the viewer to take sides, then decide whether they were right or wrong at the very end. If you like your dramas with a lot of mystery and a few twists, then this one makes a good couples or girl’s night out. Read more…

“The Lighthouse” A Blistering Psychological Drama

October 23rd, 2019 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

Gripping, engaging, wicked and possessed the move The Lighthouse is one of the odds on favorites for an Oscar. The acting, directing and cinematography captivate the viewer with a story that so punishing you’ll leave the theater in a sweat. It’s one of those dramas that don’t come around too often and when they do they’re a must see. Bring your slicker and an umbrella as this film will blow you away. Read more…

“Widows” Just Short of a Masterpiece

November 18th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by Gino Sassani

Steve McQueen has established himself as a rather talented director. 12 Years A Slave was one of the better films of 2013 and one of the few times I happened to agree with the Oscars’ choice for Best Picture. When he tackled the heist format I expected something unique, and I wasn’t at all disappointed. McQueen managed to put a clever spin on a tired genre and provide us with a superior and inspired cast. It wasn’t all completely his idea, of course. The film is based on a Canadian miniseries that goes back to the 1980’s. That doesn’t mean he hasn’t found a way to imprint the material with his own style and bold choices. There’s a lot to love about Widows, but I have pretty low expectations for this film at the box office. More on that later. Let’s get down to it, shall we? Read more…

“Skate Kitchen” Where Girls are King

August 23rd, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Very worrisome at times, the movie Skate Kitchen opens the door wide concerning the growing habits of teens in New York. I would like to believe that the film doesn’t really represent a huge number of teens, but the way writer Crystal Moselle depicts a group of skaters that throw caution to the winds in both their skateboarding and their personal life reveals them as sex crazed, pot smoking and alcohol swilling youngsters. Read more…

“Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get That Far on Foot” Film Review & Trailer

July 27th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia, Sr.

Far and few between the performances in the film Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot, are generous and provoking. Meant in a good way however, it’s rare that you would find the emotion and candidness of the subject matter so brilliantly depicted. If you see one independent movie this year choose this true story, you will not be disappointed. Read more…

“Acrimony” Romance and Retribution

June 26th, 2018 No comments

 

 

 

 

Review by John Delia

The first hour of Tyler Perry’s Acrimony plays out with a very inviting storyline, then it starts to slip into the depths of the “ordinary” making the film clichéd. That said, the direction, soundtrack, and acting are very good and cinematography above average, lending the film the helping hand to make it a box office winner. Now on DVD and Blu-ray, Tyler Perry’s fan base and drama lovers should enjoy the effort in the comfort of their living room. Read more…