Tag: death

Toronto 2021 Review: THE MIDDLE MAN, A Deadpan Comedy about Life

The small midwestern town of Karmack is dying. Figuratively, as its principal industry, a rail-yard, have been lost to the vagaries of globalization. Also, quite literally, as there has been a lengthy string of fatal accidents that prompts the town...

Is Cursed Too Strong A Word? Stunt Woman's Arm To Be Amputated, Crew Member Crushed To Death In Separate Incidents On RESIDENT EVIL Set.

Difficult doesn't even begin to describe the circumstances around the Paul W. S. Anderson helmed Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Word emerged from the South African shoot back in September about the horrific injuries sustained by stunt performer Olivia Jackson,...

Fantasia 2015 Review: NINA FOREVER Is A Threesome With Sex, Love And Death.

I had a university professor (English literature) who was fond of saying, "Nobody walks away happy from a threeway." I wonder what he would have to say about the Blaine Brothers' Nina Forever, a dark but droll relationship drama that...

Review: A BAND CALLED DEATH Chronicles Family, Faith, And An Artistic Vision

In the early 1970s, three teenage African American brothers, David, Bobby, and Dannis Hackney, formed a band called Death and played "hard-drivin' rock & roll" -- really, a precursor to punk rock, pre-dating pioneering black punk band Bad Brains by...