Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End

Before I go any further I should point out that if you haven’t seen the show “Todd and the Book of pure Evil”, this film wont make much sense. Even with the handy recap at the start, the final adventures of Todd Smith (Alex House) and friends will likely befuddle and bemuse. So…. Go watch that… Seriously! Todd and the …

Kepler’s Dream

Review of the novel to film adaptation (2017)   Cast: Isabella Blake-Thomas, Holland Taylor, Kelly Lynch, Sean Patrick Flannery, Steven Michael Quezada, Esperanza Fermin Director: Amy Glazer Synopsis: Eleven-year-old Ella (Isabella Blake-Thomas) is a city girl forced to spend the summer on the New Mexico ranch of her reclusive grandmother, Violet Von Stern (Holland Taylor), while Ella’s mom (Kelly Lynch) …

Teleios

Space…. the final frontier…. It’s a bit big. So big you need a bunch of title cards to explain how far we’ve come. 2015 Scientists genetically modify human embryos 2020 Human genetic modification is commercialised Genetically modified babies have higher IQ’s, ideal physical traits blah blah blah 2038 More stuff about how great they are 2047 They go into space …

Twelve Pole

3 years ago almost to the day of this writing I moved into my new house. We got a good deal on the property as it was a bit beaten up. Old frayed carpets, torn discoloured wallpaper, toilets that didn’t flush, no hot water or place to cook food and absolutely free from furniture. I gave myself a month to …

Bushwick

One minute you’re worrying about your boyfriend meeting the folks, the next you’re fighting for your life on the streets you grew up in. Lucy (Brittany Snow) is local to the titular town of Bushwick, it’s a quiet little unassuming borough of New York with a wildly diverse neighbourhood. She’s familiar with the sights and sounds of the city although …

Karate kill

Karate kill or be killed. After losing touch with his sister a young Japanese fella named Kenji (Hayate) is finally given the opportunity to search for her. But as she’s gone missing on the other side of the world trying to make it under the bright lights of LA, where does he start? Fortunately for him a kick in the …