Review: The Man with the Iron Fists

Review by Mike Gallagher Take one part famous rap artist, one part kung-fu action, a dash of Quentin Tarantino and you get The Man with the Iron Fists.  A hyperstylized martial arts film, The Man with the Iron Fists is the directorial debut of Wu-Tang Clan leading man, Rza (AKA Robert Diggs) and hopes to pay […]

Review: Wreck-It Ralph

  Review by Mike Gallagher *Note From Editor Mark Pezzula: I’d like you to give a nice warm welcome to Mike Gallagher, who brings his first TEFS review to us this week with Wreck-It Ralph. Hopefully Mike will continue to write reviews for TEFS in the future, but if you’re looking to check out more […]

TEFS Review: Prometheus

*NOTE* – There are either minor or major spoilers ahead for Prometheus and either one or all of the related Alien films ahead, depending on what you consider a spoiler. If you have never seen Alien or any of its sequels, or if you don’t want to know anything about Prometheus, please do not read […]

Pezzula’s SXSW 2012 Experience

Greetings dear readers! If you haven’t been following me or The Everything Film Show on Twitter (@MAPezzula and @FilmShow, respectively), then you are probably unaware that I spent March 8 through March 15 deep in the heart of the Lone Star State to attend the annual South By Southwest Film Festival. Although SXSW includes other […]

Review: Martha Marcy May Marlene

Directed by Sean Durkin Starring Elizabeth Olsen Did you know Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen also had a talented younger sister? You will after seeing this film. Elizabeth Olsen debuts playing Martha Marlene – a young, emotionally unstable woman who tries to relearn how to live after she flees a Catskill-based cult that stole two long years […]


Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn Starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Albert Brooks I have to be honest: I’m simultaneously perplexed and ecstatic that Hollywood took a chance on Nicolas Winding Refn. While the Danish director has, since 1996, built an impressive resume of critically adored films, the acclaim has pretty much been restricted to the […]