Tag "Mark Pacis Movie Reviews"

Rick and Morty: Season 4 – Blu-ray Review

Rick and Morty is the kind of animated show that’s both one-of-a-kind and hard to describe. Other than the Council of Rick storyline, the adventures of Rick Sanchez and Morty

Little Monsters (Vestron Video Collector’s Series) – Blu-ray Review

Like most 80s movies, Little Monsters relies heavily on nostalgia than being an actual good movie. Of course, I’m one of those people with fond memories of watching Little Monsters as a kid.

Stephen King 5-Movie Collection – Blu-ray Review

The Dead Zone Although The Dead Zone sounds like a scary supernatural thriller, the film is not that at all. As you watch it, you tend to forget that it’s a supernatural

The Eight Hundred Review

Guan Hu’s The Eight Hundred has gone through a myriad of problems on its way to its August release this year. The film was mysteriously yanked from its opening-night slot at last

The King of Staten Island – Blu-ray Review

Judd Apatow has built a career on creating films about broken people or loveable stoners. His latest creation, The King of Staten Island, is a culmination of all of the films

Ghost in the Shell – 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Review

NOTE: This release is the original theatrical version of the film and not the Ghost in the Shell 2.0 version that came out in 2008. Before Blade Runner 2049 became the sequel

Fantasia Film Festival: Legally Declared Dead Review

Based on the Yusuke Kishi’s novel titled “The Black House,” Yuen Kim-wai’s Legally Declared Dead is the third adaptation of Kishi’s novel. The film follows Sean, a righteous and kind-hearted insurance agent

Fantasia Film Festival: The Paper Tigers Review

Zero-to-hero films have been a staple of the film industry for as long as the industry has been around. Filmmakers used this cinematic trope to help inspire us or tell

Fantasia Film Festival: The Travelling Cat Chronicles Review

Film industries around the world have designed animal films to be emotionally manipulative, and Koichiro Miki’s The Travelling Cat Chronicles is no exception. The film follows Satoru and his cat, Nana, as

Fantasia Film Festival: You Cannot Kill David Arquette Review

A documentary about a Hollywood actor trying to be a real-life professional actor doesn’t have the right to be any good, but that’s not stopping You Cannot Kill David Arquette. You Cannot

Fantasia Film Festival: Detention Review

Taking great inspiration from Guillermo del Toro, John Hsu’s Detention is a genre film with a heart. Detention follows a high school during the peak of Taiwan’s White Terror era. Two high

Fantasia Film Festival: The Curse of Audrey Earnshaw Review

With the critical and indie success of films like The Witch and Hereditary, Hollywood’s fascination with the occult is on the rise again. The idea that children can be a source

Fantasia Film Festival: Class Action Park Review

If you know the premise of Johnny Knoxville’s Action Point, then you’ll be surprised to find that the film based the amusement park on a real-life location. Seth Porges and Chris

Fantasia Film Festival: Crazy Samurai Musashi Review

Yuji Shimomura’s Crazy Samurai Musashi follows legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi and his famous battle against 588 enemies. Shimomura has made a career off of his intense kinetic action choreography in the Japanese

Fantasia Film Festival: A Witness Out of the Blue Review

Chi-Keung Fung’s A Witness Out of the Blue follows Wang Xin-yuan, an on-the-run jewelry thief who is searching for answers after being accused of murdering his fellow team member. The film begins

Tesla Review

With Michael Almereyda’s Tesla, the film follows Nikola Tesla through each milestone and challenge that he faced throughout his life. For many, Thomas Edison is a name synonymous with expanding electricity

Fantasia Film Festival: The Columnist Review

Ivo van Aart’s The Columnist follows Femke Boot, a writer who takes matters into her own hands after being constantly harassed online. In an increasingly connected world, the Internet can bring out

Airplane! – Blu-ray Review

 Airplane! isn’t just a comedy classic that popularized the parody genre, but a film that also challenges the cliches found in the disaster films. As you can imagine, Airplane! has plenty to say.

Ghost – Blu-ray Review

For thirty years, Ghost has been ingrained in pop culture history due to its pottery scene and the film’s use of Unchained Melody. However, it’s the theme of “love will conquer all

Made in Italy Review

If the name James D’Arcy sounds familiar, then you’d be right. Best known as Edwin Jarvis on “Agent Carter” and Avengers: Endgame, D’Arcy is now trying his hand at directing. So