Lion (2016) Review: Good ol’ fashioned Oscar bait

This is a tough film to review. While it's ultimately a 'good' film in the traditional sense, Lion so predictably baits viewers with its bloated themes of inspiration and perseverance that it gets old really fast. The entirety of the film plays out in such a melodramatic and neatly packaged way that the viewer never doubts for a … Continue reading Lion (2016) Review: Good ol’ fashioned Oscar bait

The Hudson Horror Show

On December 3rd, the GBT crew (minus Reed) headed on up to scenic Poughkeepsie NY for the fourteenth semi-annual Hudson Horror Show; a grueling 12-hour parade of ‘70s and ‘80s creature-features, body horrors, taboo sexploitation films, and all manner of cult classics. This lineup included RoboCop (1987), The Hitcher (1986), Death Race 2000 (1975), The … Continue reading The Hudson Horror Show