THE CULTS OF COSMATOS

“And the LORD said unto Moses, Make thee a fiery serpent, (Nehushtan) and set it upon a pole: and it shall come to pass, that every one that is bitten, when he looketh upon it, shall live.” – Numbers 21:8 “You’re the disease, and I’m the cure.”– Detective Marion Cobretti ‍It’s easy to be dismissive of […]

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WATCHING PATHFINDER WITH MY WIFE

I’m guilty of choosing 98% of the movies we watch at home. In my defense, all but a few of the films aren’t curtailed to my wife’s intellectual proclivities. I know her tastes. But does she understand mine? Occasionally, I still feel the need to exercise my right to be the papa-bear. In futile displays […]

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THIRTY MINUTE FILM REVIEW: ZOMBIELAND DOUBLE TAP

Zombieland Double Tap Directed by Ruben Fleischer The encouraging thing about Ruben Fleischer’s Zombieland Double Tap arriving in theaters a full seven years after any fans of the original film expected some sort of sequel – and arriving after his Marvel misfire, Venom – is that we simply have no expectations for this sequel. It […]

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The Lighthouse review: Skoal Island

THE LIGHTHOUSE DIRECTED BY: Robert Eggers THE FILM: I mean it’s a film set on a single location – the titular lighthouse – with only two characters, filmed in claustrophobic 33:1 aspect ratio black and white, how interesting can a movie with this many handicaps actually be..? After seeing The Lighthouse I would argue… mostly. Mostly interesting. The plot […]

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30 Minute Film Review: Joker

Forgive me, trying something new. Since I’ll be seeing most films now on Thursday night – the eve of the heavily brokered opening weekend – I find myself short on time to write anything resembling (rambling – fair to say) three thousand word essays on the latest plum to fall from the Hollywood plum tree. […]

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CINEMABUSE.COM’S TOP 10 MOVIES OF 2018

Reflecting on 2018 I can only admit that for most of the year the box office was a static place for me. Nothing Hollywood released (save one film listed below) moved me for most of the first half of 2018. The thought did cross my mind that maybe I’m just not that into this anymore? […]

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