Reclaiming the Rotten: Karyn Kusama’s Æon Flux (2005)

Posted by - April 5, 2021
Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Karyn Kusama’s ÆON FLUX (2005)  Rating: 9% Karyn Kusama

“My Brain Just Went Into Shock a Little Bit” – Long Shot (Film Review)

Posted by - April 27, 2019
2018 was a good year for Hollywood comedy films with big ensembles. Seemingly unmoored from the Apatowian miasma of improv-heavy slogs, movies like Game Night, Tag and Blockers were all refreshing playing fields of laughs and intelligent plotting. This year seems to be continuing the trend – first with the surprisingly heartfelt Instant Family and

A Pleasant Trip South of the Border – Gringo (DVD Review)

Posted by - August 10, 2018
It's been a while since I've seen a film like this. It seemed to be, back in the 90s, every other film was a Tarantino-esque or Shane Black-esque crime thriller with a sprawling cast of colourful characters having sometimes overwritten conversations in between bouts of hyperviolence but then new trends developed and this stopped being the