HUMMEL Review: Alone (2020)

For some reason, there have been a lot of lo-fi indie thrillers in the past year using the premise of “woman stalked by aggressive man”. Russell Crowe’s Unhinged was the big, dumb Hollywood version of this story and played up its scenario as a trashier version of the Joker premise where the aggrieved man isContinue reading “HUMMEL Review: Alone (2020)”

HUMMEL Review: An American Pickle (2020)

I would never call Seth Rogen a particularly introspective filmmaker or comedian. His output has been particularly low brow, broad and on the nose. He traffics mostly in jokes about drugs and atheism and doesn’t have much to say beyond the most surface level understanding of these topics. That’s not to say his films don’tContinue reading “HUMMEL Review: An American Pickle (2020)”

GUG Review: Hunted (2021)

My review for Shudder’s newest original film went live at Geeks Under Grace! The film in question is a post-modern retelling of the Little Red Riding Hood story that reframed its archetypal fairy tale as a revenge story about the power dynamics between a violent rapist and his would-be victim. This film was a bluntContinue reading “GUG Review: Hunted (2021)”

Book Review – The Triumph of Christianity (2019)

There’s been an interesting awakening in the past four years in regards to the public dialog on religion. Back in 2015, it seemed like all boats were rowing in the same direction online and in real life as the New Atheist movement was counting it’s victories and bringing thousands upon thousands of millions into theContinue reading “Book Review – The Triumph of Christianity (2019)”