Tag Archives: Betty Gabriel

Upgrade review — Bonkers cyberpunk a summer highlight

Written and Directed by Leigh Whannell | 100 min An Australian sci-fi exploitation picture from the good people at Blumhouse (Insidious, Split, Get Out), with writer/director/actor Whannell helming his second feature, this is a genuine surprise for the summer of 2018. It's a total blast, an R-rated, near-future mindbender in the tradition of the original Terminator and… Read More

Get Out review — Fear of a White Planet

Written and Directed by Jordan Peele | 103 min A cunning amalgam of horror and satire, comedian Peele has delivered an especially satisfying debut feature film. It manages to poke at a lot of the cliches of white liberal America—that some may call unacknowledged truths, especially the barely repressed racism of the wealthy suburban caucasian—while… Read More