Bradley Archive

Movie Review: ‘Nightfire’

Adopting a “less is more” formula, the short film Nightfire is among the most thrilling action films in recent memory. While other action films might have a few unnecessary plot lines to increase the excitement or fill out a “feature length” runtime, Nightfire keeps ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Scorched Earth’

A harrowing backstory, a smattering of action, and a handful of familiar faces are not enough to overcome the overall dullness that is Scorched Earth. Set in the not distant enough future, this post apocalyptic western has limited drama, suspense, or comedy. Sometime in ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘1987: When the Day Comes’

Following on the heals of A Taxi Driver, though only loosely linked by certain historical elements, comes another well-made South Korean historical drama, 1987: When the Day Comes. The film is a powerful glimpse into South Korean history when they were living under an ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Desolation’

Why do people like camping in remote forests? Sure, the scenery can be beautiful and peaceful, but you are potentially isolated with dangerous wildlife, harsh weather, and/or psychopaths that want to kill random people for unknown reasons. Many movies in a few genres have ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Bullet Head’

“History is a rock: can’t swim if you’re holding it.” I like this quote from the new film Bullet Head. Many times, I’ve seen people, both real and in fiction, who cannot move on from some past event and it is brutal for them; ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Taxi Driver’

In May of 1980, a struggling taxi driver in Seoul, Korea weasels his way into a fare that he believes will be easy and lucrative. Unbeknownst to him, he’s agreed to drive a reporter straight into the heart of a city under siege by ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Last Rampage’

In July of 1978, a convicted murderer named Gary Tison escaped from an Arizona State prison, with the help of his three sons and cell mate, Randy Greenawalt. Nearly 40 years later, Last Rampage recounts these events and the few days afterward as Gary ...Read More