SDFF 2014 Review: ‘Whiplash’ Runs on Raw Emotion and Powerful Energy

Whiplash 2014 San Diego Film Festival Review

Whether it’s concerning the state of jazz or the film industry, there has been a certain lack of vitality within both camps. They just don’t make ’em like they use to. But in this particular case, Whiplash radiates such remarkable, raw energy that it sticks with you well after the last cymbal crash. A movie so intoxicating that you’ll forget you’re watching actors and not the real thing. Continue reading

‘Whiplash’ Trailer: Miles Teller Wants to Be One of the Greats (99 Screenshots)

Whiplash Movie Trailer and Screenshots

The first trailer for Whiplash has arrived, which may or may not spark a jazz revival with its electric performances and swinging soundtrack. Sophomore director Damien Chazelle turned the winning Sundance short into a full length feature, which will release later this year. This is a movie that you should anticipate come awards season. Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading

‘The Raid 2: Berandal’ 10-Minute Behind the Scenes Featurette

The Raid 2 Berandal Movie Screenshot Train Fight

For those who cannot wait just a few more weeks, the filmmakers of The Raid 2: Berandal have uploaded a 10 minute featurette. This awesome video takes viewers on an epic behind the scenes look at what may be quite possibly the best action movie ever, and one of my most anticipated movies of 2014. Check out the video after the jump and assume some spoilers ahead. Continue reading

‘The Raid 2: Berandal’ US Trailer Packs a Punch and Other Dangerous Weapons (59 Screenshots)

The Raid 2 Berandal Movie Screenshot Rama

The Raid 2: Berandal just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and we now have the first US trailer before it hits theaters later this year. It’s been two years since The Raid: Redemption’smade its big debut at the Sundance 2012, and word is that this sequel is bigger and better. Watch the full trailer after the jump to see for yourself. Continue reading

Review: Moon

film review smallMoon is this summer’s hidden gem in a sea of explosions and popcorn. This film had surprises around every corner and kept you guessing. There is something not right going on in this space station and Sam Bell (Sam Rockwell) is trapped in between a moon rock and a hard place.

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