Saturday, December 19, 2009

Bitch Slap-Movie Review-Danny Shamon

Bitch Slap is one of those guilty pleasure low budget underground films that deserves praise for the salacious audacity, brazen attitude, and clever dialogue. The acting is wonderfully tongue and cheek over the top.

The three main actresses all do a great job of hamming it up for the camera and they are also pleasant to look at. My favorite performance however, goes to a secondary character named appropriately Kinky played by Minae Noji. The petite Asian actress is well known in the soap opera circles for being a regular on General Hospital. She is perfectly instep with her character and is a treat to watch, wish she even had a bigger role. She has a good fight scene, incidentally the action is choreographed by the great Zoe Bell.

Check your brain at the door and enjoy the sheer silliness of three hot girls double crossing the boys and brutalizing them. Lines such as "grab my nuts and call me Sally", "fur pie jamboree" "black hair blond" and "Id like to slam you like a screen door" pepper the crafty ultra low budget production. This is over the top all the way.

Plot is simple, involves money, cover up and takes place mainly in one location outside. A nice surprise is to look for the cameos by Lucy Lawless and Renee O'Conner from Xena. A good flick worthy of multiple viewings it rates a 7 out of 10 on the Richter scale! Video on Demand January 8th.

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Avatar-Movie Review-Danny Shamon

The anticipation leading up to a huge film is often watered down when the film comes out. With Avatar Cameron outdid his own high standards with a masterpiece worthy of once in a lifetime status.

If one comments on this movie without seeing it on a Museum quality true Imax not AMC No offense but those are not the true format, then the comments are just not justified. Drive as far as need be, go to a museum screen! 5 story screen, 15k sound system was system 3d all the way!

Going into a long dissertation of how the movie is, plot, story line, characters have all been covered, by hundreds of other reviewers. Plot is simplistic, but additional themes were added. The true magic was the movie look and texture. The backgrounds were lush and detailed. The renderings from Weta with help from ILM were amazing and awe inspiring. I rate this movie an 11 out of 10, once in a lifetime experience.