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Inside the Bucket Podcast #28

This week's episode of Inside the Bucket is online! Revel in the digital mastery! After a week off, Inside the Bucket returns with a vengeance! John and Matt are joined by SJF contributor Brandon Wolfe as they peruse the sorted landscape of movie and television news, which can be found on our site SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM . Later, the boys delve into Rants and Raves, discussing last week's releases of The November Man and Sin City: A Dame to Kill For . After that, Matt reviews AS ABOVE SO BELOW ,starring Perdita Weeks. Please check out all the links to the stories we covered in today's podcast. We hope you laugh as much as we do bringing the show to you. As always, thanks to everyone for your continued support, and we'll see you at one of our screenings. Please make sure to check out our website SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM and make sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter ! Also, a big thank you to FANDANGO.COM for their November Man money swag!!

As Above So Below Review: Shaky Camera Spawns More Evil Shaky Cameras

Although it tries for something new, the horror flick As Above So Below delivers the same old thing. The found-footage/shaky camera genre feels irrevocably stuck: once a celebrated visceral experience, directors now make us more motion-sick than truly terrified, letting half-baked scripts and shoddy acting turn things into decidedly B-level fare. But rather than evolve it by utilizing standard camerawork and handheld devices - thus celebrating the best aspects of both - we've seen just the opposite: a move to add more cameras and even more shakiness. Such is the state of As Above So Below , a film that dabbles in pseudo-science, dispenses too many horror film cliches, and tries its best to frighten us. Scholar/explorer Scarlett (Perdita Weeks) is a kind of female Indiana Jones: impetuous but highly intelligent, she's carrying on the good work of her deceased father, looking for the mythological Philosophers Stone. Her early journey takes her to Iran, where she bar

Open Forum Friday: August 29, 2014

Here's your chance to connect with the SJF community. While you're welcome to comment on any movie or television thoughts you might have, here's a brief rundown of the movies released this week and Blu-rays to be released next Tuesday: Movies - The November Man - As Above So Below Blu-rays - Draft Day - Neighbors - Person of Interest: Season Three Also, don't forget to listen to our weekly podcast, where we break down the major news of the week and do our giveaways. No matter what you choose to talk about, a few ground rules: keep it nice, no ads, and no flaming. Other than that, sound off on any movie or television thoughts you have. Feel free to comment on any of the following: 1. What are you watching on television? 2. What's the last film you saw? 3. What would you like to see us discuss on the podcast? These are just some of the questions, but again pick something movie or TV related. Happy posting!