A BOF Film Review: NIGHTMARE ALLEY

NIGHTMARE ALLEY Review by Jo Anne Hyde Guillermo del Toro is known for directing films that are quite out of the ordinary, and his latest, Nightmare Alley, is way, way out there. Set just before and immediately after America’s entry...

A BOF Film Review | GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE

GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE Review by Jo Anne Hyde If you’re one of the 10 people alive who hasn’t seen the original Ghostbusters film from 1984, you might want to stream it before seeing Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Not that you won’t “get” it...

BATMAN: YEAR ONE COMMEMORATIVE EDITION Review

SYNOPSIS: Originally released on Blu-ray and DVD in 2011, Batman: Year One is based on the landmark 1987 DC titles from 12-time Eisner Award winner and Eisner Award Hall of Fame member Frank Miller and illustrator David Mazzucchelli. The film...

Post-TWILIGHT Pattinson, Part 1 | COSMOPOLIS

2012 was the end of the TWILIGHT series and the beginning of something else…something actually good. Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg’s novel adaption COSMOPOLIS stars Robert Pattinson in his first film after ending his tenure as the sparkling vampire Edward Cullen....

A BOF Film Review | THE LAST DUEL

BOF’s Review of THE LAST DUEL by Jo Anne Hyde Well, so much for chivalry! If you have any fantasies about a Camelot-style tale about knights and their fair ladies, The Last Duel should dispel those forthwith. Directed by Ridley...

A BOF Film Review | VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE

VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE Review by JoAnne Hyde Venom: Let There Be Carnage is a bit of a hot mess. 2018’s Venom had some redeeming qualities. This one — not so much. Thankfully, it’s not long, only 97 minutes....

A BOF Film Review | NO TIME TO DIE

NO TIME TO DIE Review by JoAnne Hyde If you’re a 007 fan, you’ve got to see it. Even if you’re not a fan, you’d be well-advised to see Daniel Craig’s fifth and final turn as James Bond in No...

A BOF Film Review | NIGHT OF THE ANIMATED DEAD

DISCLAIMER: BOF received a free copy of this Blu-ray film for reviewing purposes. When it comes to the zombie genre, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD is the granddaddy of them all. It has atmosphere, chills, and thrills that are just...

Ramey Review with Micah Ramey | CHINATOWN (and its Influence on THE BATMAN)

Regarded as one of the greatest screenplays ever written, the neo-noir film CHINATOWN has been a staple of cinema for nearly half a century. Many filmmakers over the decades have taken inspiration from the classic, including the visionary creator Matt...

MORTAL KOMBAT LEGENDS: BATTLE OF THE REALMS Review

I’ve never been a die-hard fan, but a moderate one, of the MORTAL KOMBAT franchise. Excuse me. MOOOOOORTAL KOOMBAAATTT! Okay, there we go. I played the games in the 90s, obviously ecstatic with the hardcore fighting and gratuitous violence. Over...
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