Fantastic Fest 2012: PUSHER Review

     February 10, 2015

This review is a steal, because it’s one review for two movies.  Luis Prieto‘s remake of Pusher is in no way significantly different than Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Pusher other than Prieto’s film takes place in London instead of Copenhagen, and …

Fantastic Fest 2012: ANTIVIRAL Review

     February 10, 2015

When I’m in the checkout line at the supermarket, and I see all of the celebrity magazines, I’m confused.  People who would buy those magazines and tabloids don’t seem to realize that celebrities are strangers.  If Brad Pitt and Angelina …

Fantastic Fest 2012: FRANKENWEENIE Review

     February 10, 2015

Frankenweenie is a paradox for writer-director Tim Burton.  Burton’s style has become a cage.  His spirals, stripes, high-contrast colors, preference for Danny Elfman‘s scores, and reliance on Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter made it seem like Burton had reached …