Saturday, November 25, 2017

Review - Cherry Pop

This amateur production plays like a video adaptation of the final project from someone’s undergrad playwriting class. Performers at a drag show cope with their personal dramas. There’s a funny moment here and there, and fans of Ru Paul’s Drag Race will find some familiar faces. Otherwise there isn’t much to it. Mildly amusing

Friday, November 24, 2017

Review - Dracula (1974)

Jack Palance place the titular count in this faithful-yet-mediocre adaptation. This obviously isn’t a western, and Palance seems out of place amid the British cast and Victorian settings. The movie also suffers from woes typical of low budget productions from the UK in the mid 70s. Mildly amusing

Review - Arrival

Imagine Close Encounters of the Third Kind (with just a pinch of Contact) if you sucked all the mystery and wonder out of it and replaced it with linguistics. And then made scrambled eggs out of the flow of time. The studio spent a lot of money on this, but the only solid plus it got in return was some cool-looking aliens. See if desperate