I AM THE NIGHT [TV Show Review]: Through the (Chris) Pine Barrens.

I Am The Night, the new TNT limited series starring Chris Pine, and India Eisley, is a stylish mystery that will draw you in. Eisley, most know for Underworld: Evolution, portrays a fresh faced ingénue searching for her true identity. Her quest brings her to Los Angeles, down a trail of twisted and sinister secrets, …

DEATH NOTE [Retrospective]: Girlish Screams and Apple Cores.

Adam Wingard’s American live-action version of Death Note based on the original manga by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata was just released to Netflix last week, but in addition to the 37 episode anime series the source material was also adapted into four live-action Japanese films (the most recent was released in 2016) and a …

NIGHTCRAWLER [Review]: Don’t let this one BAMF! away.

The present day/night Los Angeles depicted in Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler (2014), directly mirrors the sinister, melting plastic pot it can often seem to be: A shallow reflecting pool brimming with all flavors of ultra-violence; pressed against our faces; forcing our nostrils to run red until we taste the copper in the back of our throats. Shot …