#7 VOD Film in 2022: Under the Silver Lake

https://youtu.be/mwgUesU1pz4 8/10 My 8th most anticipated film of 2018, which then after a delay became my 14th most anticipated film of 2019, “Under the Silver Lake” had me excited due to writer/director David Robert Mitchell who put out one of the top five best horror films of the last decade; 2014’s “It Follows”. While not … Continue reading #7 VOD Film in 2022: Under the Silver Lake

#6 VOD Film in 2022: What is a Woman?

https://youtu.be/1ZPMS6cSYGQ 7/10 As The Daily Wire begins to put out more film content as an alternative to what Hollywood puts out, director/producer Justin Folk brings audiences the first major documentary from the blossoming film studio. Despite its popularity and relevant, thought provoking content, most major critics from Rotten Opinions have neglected this film, acted like … Continue reading #6 VOD Film in 2022: What is a Woman?

#5 VOD Film in 2022: The King of Staten Island

https://youtu.be/azkVr0VUSTA 5.5/10 In honor of writer/director Judd Apatow’s latest film, “The Bubble” recently hitting Netflix (review coming soon), I thought I would look back at his most recent film, 2020’s “The King of Staten Island” which went straight to VOD due coming out in summer of 2020, in the midst of the China Virus. This … Continue reading #5 VOD Film in 2022: The King of Staten Island

#3 VOD Film in 2022: Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

https://youtu.be/1W8m1IjLJB8 8/10 Bhutan’s first ever entry to garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Film, “Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom” (which I will refer to simply as “Lunana” going forward) is a heartwarming and inspiring film worth checking out. The story of a young man who wants to pursue singing in Australia if … Continue reading #3 VOD Film in 2022: Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

#2 VOD Film in 2022: Ascension

https://youtu.be/c7Z4DRhy9pI 5.5/10 Nominated for Best Documentary at this Sunday’s Academy Awards, “Ascension” takes a contemporary look at life for the average Chinese worker and highlights how Communism takes away individuality and replaces it with a worship to the company you work for. I definitely understand what director Jessica Kingdon was going for with this movie. … Continue reading #2 VOD Film in 2022: Ascension

#1 VOD Film in 2021: You Should Have Left

https://youtu.be/Bw0-cV_J9q4 2/10 Writer/director David Koepp is all over the place. As a writer, he is hit or miss having written both phenomenal screenplays (“Jurassic Park”, “Carlito’s Way”, Spider-Man”) and horrendous misfires more recently (“Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”, 2017’s “The Mummy”, “Inferno”). As a director, it has pretty much all been … Continue reading #1 VOD Film in 2021: You Should Have Left