Kristy(2014): A Chilling Cat and Mouse Horror Movie

Kristy is a movie I came across randomly on Netflix. If you’re an avid fan of horror movies as I am, you need more than the poorly made Paranormal Activity movies for your fix and will watch anything that looks appealing. That being said, Kristy is a movie that surprised me. It struck me as hybrid between The Strangers and The Purge (coming from a huge admirer … Continue reading Kristy(2014): A Chilling Cat and Mouse Horror Movie

Kristy(2014): A Chilling Cat and Mouse Horror Movie

Kristy is a movie I came across randomly on Netflix. If you’re an avid fan of horror movies as I am, you need more than the poorly made Paranormal Activity movies for your fix and will watch anything that looks appealing. That being said, Kristy is a movie that surprised me. It struck me as hybrid between The Strangers and The Purge (coming from a huge admirer … Continue reading Kristy(2014): A Chilling Cat and Mouse Horror Movie

The Den: A Creepy, yet Well-Thought Out Movie

In partnership with Carter Film and Ideas, The JailHouse will be publishing the works of cinephile Ben Carter. You can find the original posts on his blog. The Den is a film that I hadn’t heard about until someone’s website had a list recommending it. It sounded similar to the plot of the movie Unfriended, which I walked out of the theater deeply regretting having … Continue reading The Den: A Creepy, yet Well-Thought Out Movie

The Den: A Creepy, yet Well-Thought Out Movie

In partnership with Carter Film and Ideas, The JailHouse will be publishing the works of cinephile Ben Carter. You can find the original posts on his blog. The Den is a film that I hadn’t heard about until someone’s website had a list recommending it. It sounded similar to the plot of the movie Unfriended, which I walked out of the theater deeply regretting having … Continue reading The Den: A Creepy, yet Well-Thought Out Movie

Trainspotting: An Entertaining and Surreal Look at Addiction

In partnership with Carter Film and Ideas, The JailHouse will be publishing the works of cinephile Ben Carter. You can find the original posts on his blog. Trainspotting is a fast-paced and surreal look at a group of misfit drug addicts living in Edinburgh, Scotland. They don’t have any responsibilities or jobs or ambitions. The movie starts out with the characters, Mark and Spud, running … Continue reading Trainspotting: An Entertaining and Surreal Look at Addiction

Trainspotting: An Entertaining and Surreal Look at Addiction

In partnership with Carter Film and Ideas, The JailHouse will be publishing the works of cinephile Ben Carter. You can find the original posts on his blog. Trainspotting is a fast-paced and surreal look at a group of misfit drug addicts living in Edinburgh, Scotland. They don’t have any responsibilities or jobs or ambitions. The movie starts out with the characters, Mark and Spud, running … Continue reading Trainspotting: An Entertaining and Surreal Look at Addiction

Frances Ha(2013): A film of Realism and Character

In partnership with Carter Film and Ideas, The JailHouse will be publishing the works of cinephile Ben Carter. You can find the original posts on his blog. Frances Ha stars Greta Gerwig as Frances, a dancer who isn’t particularly graceful in dancing or in life. Her best friend Sophie is the only person that seems to really understand her. Everyone she meets seem to perceive … Continue reading Frances Ha(2013): A film of Realism and Character