Santa Clarita Diet Review

Santa Clarita Diet is a 2017 horror-comedy web television series created by Victor Fresco, starring Timothy Olyphant, Drew Barrymore, Liv Hewson, and Skyler Gisondo.  The story follows married realtor agents Sheila (Drew Barrymore), Joel (Timothy Olyphant), and their daughter Abby (Liv Hewson) who live in Santa Clarita, California.  Their lives unexpectedly takes a dark turn when Sheila goes through a dramatic transformation into a zombie sending them down a road of death and destruction. Positives: Witty dialogue Fantastic cast Great performances Interesting premise Great humor Great characters Great special effects…

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Naruto Review

Naruto is a 1999 adventure, comedy, martial arts, fantasy Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.  The series follows a hyperactive and knuckle-headed ninja named Naruto Uzumaki who leaves in Konohagakure village as an outcast. Shunned because of the Kyuubi inside him, Naruto struggles to find his place in the village, while his burning desire to become the Hokage of Konohagakure leads him not only to some great new friends, but also some deadly foes. Positives: Well-written, original story Well-written characters Great art style Rich setting Good humor Awesome…

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Naruto Review

Naruto is a 2002 martial arts action fantasy Japanese animated series directed by Hayato Date, based on the manga of the same name written and illustrated by Masashi Kishimoto.  The series details the story of Naruto Uzumaki, a young ninja searching for recognition and dreaming of becoming the Hokage, the leader of his village. Positives: Terrific characters Great humor Good score Great voice performances Good animation style Great, original story Great antagonist Good writing Intense action Good setting Negatives: Lengthy fights Follows some anime troupes Plot:  The show’s premise is…

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Don’t Kill It Review

Don’t Kill It is a 2016 comedy horror film directed by Mike Mendez, starring Dolph Lundgren, Kristina Klebe, Tony Bentley, James Chalke, and Miles Doleac.  The story follows demon hunter Jebediah Woodley (Lundgren) who travels to Mississippi in the hopes of destroying an ancient, but homicidal demon. Positives: Interesting premise Good amount of gore Negatives: Terrible script Terrible direction Dolph Lundgren is terrible Forgettable characters Forgettable score Lackluster performances Plot: The story follows demon hunter Jebediah Woodley who travels to a southern Mississippi town when a demon is accidentally released,…

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Happy Death Day Review

Happy Death Day is a 2017 comedy slasher horror film directed by Christopher B. Landon, starring Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, and Ruby Modine.  The story follows Tree Gelbman, who wakes up again and again on the same day -her birthday – only to be murdered and restart the process until she finds out who killed her. Positives: Great performances Good cast Jessica Rothe is a good lead Great humor Interesting story Really good twist Good characters Great character development Good music Well-written script Negatives: Character stereotypes Plot:  The film follows…

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Tank Girl Review

Tank Girl is a 1995 science fiction action comedy film directed by Rachel Talalay, starring Lori Petty, Ice-T, Naomi Watts, and Malcolm McDowell.  Based on the comic series Tank Girl by Alan Martin and Jamie Hewlett, the film is set in drought-ravaged Autralia and follows Tank Girl (Petty) as she, Jet Girl (Watts), and genetically modified supersolders called the Rippers fight “Water & Power”, an oppressive corporation led by Kessless (McDowell). Positives: Good amount of humor Great soundtrack Pretty awesome characters Good performance by Petty Good performance by Watts Good…

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Bandidas Review

Bandidas is a 2006 Western action comedy film directed by Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales), starring Salma Hayek (Everly), Penelope Cruz (Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides), Steve Zahn (The Ridiculous 6), Sam Shepard (Black Hawk Down), Dwight Yoakam (Crank), and Ismael ‘East’ Carlo (Eraser).  In turn-of-the-century Mexico, two very different women become a bank-robbing duo in an effort to combat a ruthless enforcer terrorizing their town. Plot: The story revolves around Sara and Maria who  attempt to exact revenge…

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Inside Out Review

Inside Out is a 2015 3D computer-animated comedy, drama adventure film directed by Pete Docter, starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Richard King, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, and Kyle MacLachlan. The film is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley Andersen, where five personified emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Disgust-try to lead her through life as she moves with her parents to a new city.

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Leprechaun 4: In Space Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.36

Welcome to the 36th episode of Breaker Debates.  Leprechaun 4: In Space is a 1996 comedy horror science fiction film directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, starring Warwick Davis, Brent Jasmer, Jessica Collins, Tim Colceri, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., and Debbe Dunning. It is the fourth installment in the Leprechaun series.  Resurfacing on an alien planet, the Leprechaun (Warwick Davis) abducts a member of the world’s royalty, Princess Zarina (Rebekah Carlton), in an attempt to wed her and become the supreme ruler.  

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Leprechaun 3 Review/Discussion | Breaker Debates Ep.35

Welcome to the 35th episode of Breaker Debates. Leprechaun 3 is a 1995 comedy fantasy horror directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith, starring Warwick Davis, John Gatins, Lee Armstrong, and Caroline Williams. Set as the third installment in the Leprechaun horror film series the story follows the vengeful leprechaun who is in Las Vegas searching for his stolen golden coin.

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