Review: Downsizing

A man gets shrunk down in the hope for a better life in Downsizing. Norwegian scientist Dr. Jorgen Asbjørnsen (Rolf Lassgård) has discovered a method to shrink the human body down to a height of only five inches, in an effort to combat overpopulation. Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) is a cash-strapped man living in Omaha, who decides […]

Streaming Review: Bright

A police officer and his Orc partner have to protect a magic wand from falling into the wrong hands in Bright. Set in a world where mystical creatures live among humans, Daryl Ward (Will Smith) is an LAPD officer, who is returning to duty after being shot on the job. Ward is distrustful of his […]

Review: Coco

A Mexican boy finds himself lost in the land of the dead in Disney and Pixar’s Coco. In the Mexican village of Santa Cecilia, 12 year old Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of being a musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt), however music is banned by Miguel’s family of shoemakers. Wanting to perform in […]

Streaming Review: Better Watch Out

Warning: This review contains SPOILERS A babysitter defends a 12 year old boy from home invaders in Better Watch Out. In a quiet suburb during the holidays, Ashley (Olivia DeJonge) arrives to babysit 12 year old Luke (Levi Miller) while his parents (Patrick Warburton and Virginia Madsen) go out for the night. As the two settle […]

Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Note: Every effort will be made to avoid major SPOILERS, but please be advised that certain aspects of the plot will be revealed in this review. The First Order strikes back against the Resistance in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. As the First Order lead by Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis), Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), […]

Review: Another WolfCop

The lycanthrope police officer returns to duty in Another WolfCop. Sometime after the events of the previous film, officer Lou Garou ( Leo Fafard) continues to enact vigilante justice as WolfCop, while Tina (Amy Matysio) is now chief of the Woodhaven sheriff’s department. After eviscerating a group of thugs, Lou is unexpectedly reunited with local conspiracy […]

Review: The Shape of Water

A mute cleaning woman befriends and tries to help an amphibious creature in The Shape of Water. Elisa Esposito (Sally Hawkins) is a mute and lonely woman, who lives in apartment above a cinema in 1960s Baltimore and takes care of her neighbour Giles (Richard Jenkins). Elisa works with her friend Zelda Fuller (Octavia Spencer) as […]

Review: Darkest Hour

Winston Churchill is forced to make tough decisions during the early days World War II in Darkest Hour. In May 1940, the Nazis have occupied most of Western Europe and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (Ronald Pickupis) forced to resign and the Liberal and Conservative parties form a grand coalition to tackle the Nazi threat. Despite […]

Review: The Disaster Artist

The story behind the making of the infamous “so bad, it’s good” cult classic The Room is told in The Disaster Artist. Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) is an aspiring actor living in San Francisco. During an acting class in 1998, Greg meets the enigmatic Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) and is struck by his fearless stage presence. They two […]

BITS 2017: Pre-Film Shorts

Here are the shorts that preceded the features at the 2017 Blood in the Snow Film Festival. Paint the Town Red Andie (Allison Klause) and Josephine (Ariel Hansen) receive tickets to an exclusive new club, however something feels off. Paint the Town Red is a well-produced short film, though I do think it drops a few too […]