NightStream Film Festival Review: Bloody Hell

Year: 2020 Runtime: 93 minutes Director/Writer: Alister Grierson, Robert Benjamin Stars: Ben O’Toole, Meg Fraser, Caroline Craig, Matthew Sunderland, Travis Jeffery, Jack Finsterer, David Hill, Caleb Enoka By Harris Dang “Bloody Hell” (2020) follows the story of Rex (Ben O’Toole) a seemingly average joe who is at a bank sorting out his financials(?) while trying to woo with the bank teller until suddenly a group … Continue reading NightStream Film Festival Review: Bloody Hell

ITOL Top 50 Films of the Decade, Entry No. 20: Detroit

With “DETROIT” Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow’s new turn at making another hard-hitting film, just doesn’t connect completely. Though again, Bigelow takes on delicate subject matter with the expertise of a great filmmaker, and it is a very good film – for about 60 minutes of the 2 1/2 hour run time. ‘Detroit’ takes place in 1967 during the midst of the riots after a black owned Blind Pig bar where patrons were kicked out due to lack of liquor license and eventually leads to the towns people rioting and destroying the nearby businesses, even with tags of “Soul Brother” as a way to try to protect their black owned business. Continue reading ITOL Top 50 Films of the Decade, Entry No. 20: Detroit