Reviews

by / on October 23, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: OCULUS

Remember, children: just because a film is marketed as gore-free psychological horror doesn’t mean it’s gore-free psychological horror. Kaylie and Tim Russell are the survivors of a brutal pair of murders in their own home. Their father tortured their mother […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 8:13 pm / in Indie Spotlight, Reviews

INDIE SPOTLIGHT: NO LAND’S SONG

Documentaries can be many things…. they can be informative, inspirational, and moving; they can also be funny or sad or enraging. The good ones (and especially the great ones) are often all of the above and No Land’s Song, a […]

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by / on October 21, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: HELLRAISER

I had a difficult time figuring out what should be the next horror-ific film to watch for Halloween. Truth is, I’d lined up yet another horror comedy and after fifteen minutes of watching one of the stars continually look off-camera […]

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by / on October 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: ALL CHEERLEADERS DIE

The first week of this month was all about kids at music camp, the second french zombies, and today its’ all about the Ra-Ra-Sis-Boom-Bah! We’re over halfway to Halloween and the monster to fear most this week isn’t slashers or […]

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by / on October 17, 2014 at 10:37 am / in Reviews, Theatrical Reviews

NEW RELEASE REVIEW: FURY

“Ideals are peaceful, history is violent” – a line uttered by Brad Pitt’s “Wardaddy” somewhere in the middle third of writer-director David Ayer’s new WWII film Fury – both concisely sums up the movie’s theme, and is one of those […]

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by / on October 16, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: THE FLY

Really gory movies have never been my thing. So, needless to say, when David Cronenberg’s 1986 version of The Fly was released, I wasn’t exactly first in line to watch Jeff Goldblum vomit. Much more my style is the original […]

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by / on October 16, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: DETENTION

Detention is a slasher/teenage romantic comedy/horror parody wrapped in one. It is, at times, as confused as it sounds. It all starts off so well. There’s a high school where the height of cool is emulating the cliches of the […]

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by / on October 14, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Reviews, Vault Reviews

VAULT REVIEW: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

A little over a month ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Cary Elwes at Dragon Con in Atlanta. The meeting was one of my convention highlights. During our brief conversation, he asked if I would spread the word about […]

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by / on October 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: LA HORDE

With the new season of The Walking Dead starting this weekend, how could I not keep sifting through the internet stream until I uncovered a zombie film! In this zombie-crazed day and time, you’d most likely be labeled a pariah if you […]

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by / on October 9, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

VINTAGE VAULT: THE HAUNTING

I never went to haunted houses when I was a kid. Having things jump out at me in the dark just wasn’t my thing. Each year in my hometown, the local Jaycees would set up a haunted house in the […]

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