Yearly Archives: 2015


Sometimes when we go searching for something, we find more than what we’re looking for. Dig under your couch looking for the remote, and you find random change, that pocket knife you lost months ago. Go looking for a friend and you could end up finding them in bed with […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: THE WORLD OF KANAKO 2015 dir. Tetsuya Nakashima





Brushes with failure, death and other traumas can be permanently affecting. What hits us at a young age can carry through for the remainder of our lives, leading to a dark path if not dealt with properly. Eric Widing’s latest film PRIMORDIAL delves into what happens when that damage isn’t […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: PRIMORDIAL 2015 dir. Eric Widing



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Since beginning this path as a film critic, some things that I have begun to notice are recurring trends in cinema. We have these waves of different genres cresting throughout history, with varying degrees of quality. One trend that I’m enjoying seeing as of late is the Western. Whether the […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: CALAMITY JANE’S REVENGE 2015 dir. Henrique Couto




Love stories are always best when told about an unconventional couple. Some of my favorites are ANNIE HALL and THE GRADUATE. Both about couples that shouldn’t work, but the chemistry is undeniable. I’m a romantic by nature, having latched onto Shakespeare at a young age, so I’m a sucker for […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: 5 TO 7 2014 dir. Victor Levin


Ever since Frankenstein’s monster faced off against the Wolfman, horror fans have flocked to films where behemoths have squared off against each other, with a body count raising in their wake. With Roger Corman continuing the trend with his Sharktopus VS series, and other contenders such as FRANKENSTEIN VS THE […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: LAKE PLACID VS ANACONDA 2015 dir. A.B. Stone



Romantic comedies have a tendency to focus on those with commitment issues, but occasionally we get ones about the inability to break it off. There are those “stage 5 clingers” that can’t take the hint, and the people that are afraid to hurt the other person. Or worse, afraid that […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: BURYING THE EX 2014 dir. Joe Dante