Movie Review: “Chopping Mall”

   Recently, I did a review ofTom & Jerry on Readers Digested. If you didn’t notice it, I am not surprised. Our website’s dedicated to horror and dark subject-matter, and, mostly I depend on social-media to advertise…

Movie Review: “Spectral”

Is the film ridiculous? Hell yes it is, and I love that. It offers up a crazy premise then sticks with it start to finish. Rules are established and adhered to. Characters demonstrate growth. There isn’t a maudlin, tacked-on love story to drag the momentum to a halt. But the film also has a great montage of people building stuff in a workshop to go fight ghosts using high tech gear and machines and the inner child in me loses his mind during sequences like this.

Movie Review: “Snowpiercer”

   Snowpiercer is a 2013 science fiction action film based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette.    This is a film that has been on my radar for years now, but,…

Movie Review: “The Thing” (1982)

Remove that faith, the absolute conviction which above all will ensure a man’s survival at the edge of the world, and all that’s left is out-of-control survival instincts in a place where no one will swoop in to save the day.

Movie Review: “Assimilate”

Reviews    I went into Assimilate with little to no expectation and no insight ahead of the fact. I wasn’t even for certain about whether I would talk about the film because…

Movie Retrospective: “Re-Animator”

       Last month, the world of horror cinema bid a sad farewell to one of its more unique voices when Stuart Gordon passed away at the age of…

Movie Review: “The Invisible Man” (2020)

     Three years ago, The Mummy single-handedly introduced and canceled the Universal Dark Universe franchise in an expensive misfire of a Tom Cruise action film. As a devout horror fan I have dabbled in the Universal Monster movies…

Movie Review: “A Quiet Place”

   I didn’t have what I would call strong expectations heading into this film. Although it feels like we are amid a renaissance for genre films, with critically acclaimed films…

Movie Review: “The Shape of Water”

   The Shape of Water is a fantasy drama film directed by Guillermo Del Toro and is a film that was nominated for 13 Academy Awards, having already won Best…

Movie Review: “Splice”

   Splice is a 2009 Canadian-French science-fiction thriller film directed by Vincenzo Natali, other-wise known for his work with Cube, Nothing, and Cypher. The film stars Adrien Brody, Sarah Polley, and Delphine Chanéac. The film garnered generally…