INDIEWATCH: ‘The Other F Word’ A Compelling Insight Into Punk Rocker Fatherhood

I know little about punk rock as a genre or social movement, but that made documentary “The Other F Word” that much more compelling. It follows some of punk rock’s front-men — Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jim Lindberg of Pennywise and much more — and documents the growing pains from very public…
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MY FIVE: Best Heroines Of Horror

In honor of Halloween, I give you MY TOP FIVE Best Heroines of Horror. 5. Rosemary, “Rosemary’s Baby,” 1968. Mia Farrow brings it as the delicate woman whose only objective is to save her unborn child from devil worshipers. Farrow delivers as a mother who will stop at nothing, regardless of how the chips may…
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REVIEW: The Pros And Cons Of ‘Machete Kills’

“Machete Kills” follows an ex-Federale (Danny Trejo), who has been enlisted by the United States president (Charlie Sheen) to chase a cray arms dealer with a penchant for lunacy and homicide. Setting the tone, the film opens with a gritty trailer for “Machete Kills in Space,” and I was actually jazzed. Director/composer/writer Robert Rodriguez hams…
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REVIEW: The Pros And Cons Of ‘Don Jon’

“Don Jon” is about a 20-something New Jersey dude whose passions are in what he possesses: his body, his apartment, his car, his family, his church, his boys, his girls. And his porn. Johnny, played by child actor turned mega star, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, doesn’t realize he has a porn addiction, (he ranks it higher than…
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Pros And Cons Of ‘Insidious: Chapter 2’

I was so jazzed to see Part 2 of one of the best, most original horror movies I’ve seen this decade. And that was my No. 1 mistake. Ya gotta go in with low to no expectations. But all was not lost. Here are some pros and cons of “Insidious: Chapter 2.” PRO: Director James…
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