Tag: Stephanie Sigman

TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation
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TRAILER PARK: Annabelle Creation

    Devilish dolls with a life of their own have been a staple of the horror film since its earliest days: who could forget Lionel Barrymore and his mannequins from hell in the classic chiller The Devil-Doll (1936), or Chucky, the daddy of all evil play pals, in the […]

War On Everyone (2017)
Film Review

War On Everyone (2017)

When I first saw the trailer for War On Everyone I knew that I wanted to see it ASAP. It had Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Peña being a pair of crooked cops. It had John Michael McDonagh as the writer-director (the man who gave us The Guard and Calvary). It made me laugh. […]

Film Review

Miss Bala (2011)

*contains spoilers* In the frenzy of 3-4 movies a day, my schedule for the CPH PIX film festival is so full that I often do not have time to research a given movie very well before I watch it. I went into Miss Bala largely not knowing what it was […]

DVD Review

Miss Bala (2011)

Miss Bala is an interesting film, a movie far superior in execution and style than it is in detail and any self-contained logic. For those wishing that action thrillers would nowadays somehow manage to still throw viewers right into the thick of the action without resorting to the queasy “shaky-cam” […]

Film Review

Miss Bala (2011)

Bird’s eye view Gerardo Naranjo’s third film, Miss Bala, is all about point of view. He chooses to tell a tale of Mexican drug cartels and cop-gang war crabwise, from the angle of an innocent young woman whose only desire is to be a contestant in a local beauty contest. […]

Feature, Film Review

Miss Bala (2011)

Miss Bala (which translates as Miss Bullet) focuses on Laura, an average young woman living in Tijuana, Mexico, who dreams of becoming a beauty queen one day. She lives with her father and brother and the family make a living by selling clothes. Laura and her friend Suzu attend an […]