Wild Card (2015) Review

Nick Wild is a Las Vegas bodyguard with a gambling addiction, and an action movie hero addiction as well. Dreaming of escaping this seedy world so he can sail a yacht around Corsica, he earns money through cutesy side jobs like helping losers get laid by letting them beat him up in front of their … Continue reading Wild Card (2015) Review

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Legendary Doris Day Passes Away at 97

Doris Day

Sad news today as Doris Day, legendary singer and actress from the Golden Age, has passed away at the age of 97. Doris reportedly died from complications of pneumonia according to the Doris Day Foundation. The 97-year-old was said to be in excellent health until she came down with the illness. Doris Day was a … Continue reading Legendary Doris Day Passes Away at 97

Backfire (2017) Review

Backfire Netflix Review

I’ve seen plenty of movies which required its audience to turn off their brain. ‘Backfire’ (2017) is one of a select few that also requires them to turn off their souls. Note: their brains should still be turned off as well. I had moderate hopes for a mid-level shoot em' up based on a promising … Continue reading Backfire (2017) Review

Run All Night Review

Run All Night

Liam Neeson, as I have stated before, is my jam. If Robert Mitchum or Charles Bronson were still around I would have a harder choice, but since they’re not, Liam is the undisputed king of my favorite hard asses. Ed Harris is also up there, and this movie brings the two of them together as … Continue reading Run All Night Review

TOP PICKS: Your Entertainment Spending Guide for January 2019

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Happy New Year, Vortainer’s! It’s 2019, and that’s still hard to believe. Nevertheless, here’s hoping this is a good one for each and every one of you. We’re certainly going to be working hard on making 2019 the best year for Vortainment.com. We’ve got new features (of the monthly and weekly variety), reviews, videos, streams … Continue reading TOP PICKS: Your Entertainment Spending Guide for January 2019

The Starving Games Review

The Starving Games

It is a futile endeavor to review a movie directed/produced by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the duo responsible for such "classics" as Epic Movie, Date Movie, Vampires Suck, Meet the Spartans, and the Scary Movie franchise. This movie is what it is. Nothing I say will discourage those who like this sort of thing … Continue reading The Starving Games Review

High Fidelity Review

High Fidelity

For many of my teenage years and into my twenties I was one of those dorky retro kids obsessed with old vinyl records and bands that, if my friends had heard of, they did not care about. I say that because when a film is made about a sub-culture, it is important to get that … Continue reading High Fidelity Review

As Above, So Below Review

As Above, So Below Review

What do you get when you take bits of the Blair Witch Project, Raiders of the Lost Ark, National Treasure, and Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, cram them into a giant blender and hit “puree”? This movie; As Above, So Below. The main character here is a female Indiana Jones type searching for the mystical … Continue reading As Above, So Below Review

Savages Review

Savages

Two beach bums, one with a military past, and both in an open three way relationship with a hot blonde named Ophelia, start a homegrown marijuana business that becomes very successful. Said business attracts the wrong kind of attention from a very powerful Mexican drug cartel. So, together with the aid of a dirty DEA … Continue reading Savages Review