“Five medical students, obsessed by what lies beyond the confines of life, embark on a daring experiment: by stopping their hearts for short periods, each triggers a near-death experience – giving them a firsthand account of the afterlife.” —IMDB
Oh boy. Where to begin. First, let’s begin by saying that this film at the very least had a very strong beginning. As a reboot, there were parts where this film improved upon the original. It delved into their view of the afterlife, the energy was there, and the longer they stayed dead, the darker it seemed to get, much like the original. However, what It improves upon is the fright factor of their guilt, of what they have done in their lives which comes back to haunt them. It has the spook factor for about ¾’s of the film. You have the ghost’s of their guilt coming back to haunt them, something sinister and almost demonic hunting them.
“The Rebellion makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow.”
Rogue One is the latest film in the Star Wars franchise that bridges the gap between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. That doesn’t mean it follows directly after Episode III though. Instead, this film serves as a direct precursor to the original trilogy that launched Star Wars into fandom. Just a little back story for you there to familiarize yourself with the setting of the film. Continue reading “A Film of Hope for the Disillusioned | Review of ‘Rogue One’”
Okay so I bet you’re wondering what is going on here. Well I have fallen way behind in my writing. I sort of got into a funk with a lot of everything. I’m still trying to figure out the cover design for my next novel and I’m editing it as well and I’m reading and writing but then I want to be lazy and play Kingdom Hearts. So I’m just trying to get myself out of this funk that I’m in, so here we are!Continue reading “Flash Film Review: ‘John Wick’, ‘Nightcrawler’ & ‘Book of Life”