Pig is a Slow Burn Delicacy Featuring Another Great Performance from Nicolas Cage (Review)

Pig is a Slow Burn Delicacy Featuring Another Great Performance from Nicolas Cage (Review)

Nicolas Cage, for all his up-and-down performances over the years, is still one of the most prolific actors in the business today. Sure, he’s had more duds than you might think and churns those out quite often, even as recently as earlier this year with Willy’s Wonderland. But then you take a look at his other movies, especially in the past couple of years, like Color Out of Space and Mandy, and they are great. Anytime Cage has a new movie, for all intents and purposes, it always grabs you. And so when a movie called Pig starring an actor like him arrives, it certainly will get your attention. However, Pig is not what you’re expecting. And that’s more than fine, thanks to Cage’s performance and the film’s subject material we see play out over its 90-minute runtime.  Read more

Hereditary is Brilliant & Deliberate With its Slow Crushing Suspense (Review)

Hereditary is Brilliant & Deliberate With its Slow Crushing Suspense (Review)

This week I saw Hereditary, a new horror film that I’d heard very good things about.  It had been compared to The Witch (one of my very favorite horror films) and was supposed to be this decade’s The Exorcist.  The trailer didn’t make Hereditary look like much but with endorsements like these, how could I resist? Read more