Dale Maxfield Blog

Distant Constellation – Movie Review

Distant Constellation – NR Release Date: unreleased [Note: The producer contacted me to clarify that what I saw was a test screening and the status of the film is officially unreleased.] Quiet films require...

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Rat Film – Movie Review

Rat Film – NR Release Date: 2016 Cell phone footage of a dark alley way lights the ground as we hear a thumping and scurrying coming from a plastic garbage can. The handheld view...

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The War Show – Movie Review

The War Show – NR Release Date: Wed 26 Oct 2016 Before I knew any better, I imagined a weekend full of documentaries to be very hard to stomach. One heavy subject matter after...

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Taking It To The Next Level

Taking It To The Next Level

*Editor’s note: Nathan McKinney will be contributing to this site. This post serves as his introduction. -Dale* I’ve always admired people who find a way to take their passions, convert them into a practiced...

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Logan – Movie Review

Logan – R Release Date: Fri 03 Mar 2017 Logan is the first R-rated Wolverine movie in the X-Men franchise, and is designed to be the final to star Hugh Jackman in the role....

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Get Out – Movie Review

Get Out – R Release Date: Fri 24 Feb 2017 Writer/director Jordan Peele brings us this horror/comedy about an African-American man going to meet his white girlfriend’s family for the first time. As the...

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Fist Fight – Movie Review

Fist Fight – R Release Date: Fri 17 Feb 2017 When high school teacher Mr. Campbell (Charlie Day) gets his colleague Mr. Strickland (Ice Cube) fired, Strickland challenges Campbell to and after-school fist fight....

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Cinemasochists Roast: THE BOY NEXT DOOR Tue 2/14

RSVP on Facebook Tuesday February 14th 7:30PM @ The Buffalo Room 817 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO Cinemasochists roast THE BOY NEXT DOOR – an erotic (?) thriller (?) starring (?) Jennifer Lopez. High school teacher...

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The Founder – Movie Review

The Founder – PG-13 Release Date: Fri 20 Jan 2017 Michael Keaton stars as Ray Kroc, the “founder” of McDonalds. The movie follows the true story of how Kroc discovered the McDonald brothers’ breakthrough...

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Live By Night – Movie Review

Live By Night – R Release Date: Fri 13 Jan 2017 Live By Night is a crime/drama directed by Ben Affleck adapted by Affleck and book author Dennis Lehane. Ben Affleck stars as Joe...

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