Black Snow: Reindeer Games (2000)

In Black Snow, the Deadshirt crew takes a look at some darker entries in the yuletide cinematic canon.  When I think of cynical Christmas films, two films generally come to mind: The 1996 Arnold Schwarzenegger family flick Jingle All the Way and the criminally underrated Read More …

A High-Functioning Autistic Man Reviews The Accountant

I’m Chuck Winters, I’m on the spectrum, and the concept of this movie—an emotionally charged thriller with an autistic lead character from the director of Warrior—was pulled directly from fantasies I didn’t even know I had. Nice to meet you. Let’s get a couple of Read More …

The Assassination of Batman v Superman by the Cowards the Warner Brothers

The Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice—directed by Zack Snyder, written by Chris Terrio and David S. Goyer, and starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams and Jesse Eisenberg—has, after a great deal of teasing and anticipation, finally been released for public consumption. Read More …

Stale Popcorn: Daredevil (2003)

Film is an entertainment medium that, by its very nature, tends to reward the viewer in rewatch. Sometimes movies even reveal to us how we’ve grown or changed since we last saw them. Our own Max Robinson reassesses old favorites, seasonal classics and the occasional oddball lost under the couch in his monthly Read More …

Gone Girl Is Hi-Fi Pulp Lit Done Right (Mostly) [Review]

David Fincher is one of the most celebrated filmmakers of the modern era, and while I’ve always considered myself a fan of his work, it’s only recently that I’ve begun to understand why. I’ve loved Se7en, Fight Club and The Game for years but often Read More …