Erin R Ryan


Doomsday preppers. Survivalists. Hunting enthusiasts. They all take being prepared very seriously. But how do you prepare to track down a legendary creature? Well, in Henrique Couto’s latest found footage horror THE DEVIL’S TRAIL, we find out what not do while looking for certain hooved beasts while in the state […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: DEVIL’S TRAIL 2017 dir. Henrique Couto





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


┬áIn film, as with music, you can aim for broader appeal, so as to achieve mass saturation, or you can target a niche audience, and really hammer it home with that group. With APPLECART, Dustin Wayde Mills tackles topics usually embraced more in the broader approach, but does so with […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: APPLECART 2015 dir. Dustin Wayde Mills