Movie Review: PYEWACKET – It’s too bad the title will put a lot of people off, because this indie horror is a terrific watch.

Yeah, so that title.  I can’t stand it, and I think it will put people off from giving the movie a fair shot.  Look, even I find it off-putting, and I know what it means! But the vast majority of people who see the title won’t.  It’ll just be a funny title that sounds like it could be some kind of slapstick comedy involving people getting hit in the face with custard pies and getting whacked on the behind with a paddle.  But of course, I’m British and grew up with these kind of vaudevillian shenanigans on the Beeb, so there you go.

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Movie Review: PROJECT ALMANAC – boneheaded, cautionary time travel movie annoys more than entertains.

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A couple of days ago I watched an advance copy of Project Almanac, a movie I’d wanted to see for over a year, from a trailer I watched in early 2014, when the movie was originally titled “Welcome To Yesterday” -a far, far better title for this kind of movie, and as it turns out, a far, far better title than the movie deserves. Continue reading “Movie Review: PROJECT ALMANAC – boneheaded, cautionary time travel movie annoys more than entertains.”