Movie Review: Crawl.
Action
Movie Review: Crawl. The gator filled romp doesn’t innovate, but it does show some bite here and there. Well.   The obligatory summer creature feature has arrived.  Last year we got the tediously boring The Meg.  …
Movie Review: Midsommar.
Horror
Movie Review: Midsommar. Ari Aster’s new horror film grabs you visually, but lacks deeper roots to sustain interest. I was excited for Midsommar.  Director Ari Aster did some really surprising things with Hereditary, and seemed …
Movie Review: Brightburn.
Horror
Movie Review: Brightburn. This dark riff on Superman’s origin story doesn’t delve deeply into its ideas, instead focusing on its horror elements. You don’t have to be big into comic books to know Superman’s origins:  …
Movie Review: Pet Sematary.
Horror
Movie Review: Pet Sematary. This uninspired retread squanders its potential and doesn’t even rise to the level of laughably bad. Sometimes dead is indeed better.  Better that Pet Sematary continued to placidly molder in its …
Movie Review: Us.
Horror
Movie Review: Us. Jordan Peele’s sophomore effort further cements his genius for the genre, even if it doesn’t quite rise to the level of Get Out. No film is as fraught with expectation as a …
VOD Review: A Dark Song.
Horror
VOD Review: A Dark Song. This occult horror film from Ireland is a powerful slow burn experience. Continuing our look at Irish cinema, I opted to check out a more recent example of the craft.  …
Movie Review: Escape Room.
Horror
Movie Review: Escape Room. This trap filled thriller borrows from other famous films but returns everything in good condition. In the middle of awards season, a film like Escape Room is exactly what the doctor …
Movie Review: Overlord.
Horror
Movie Review: Overlord. Overlord is a solid blend of World War 2 thriller and occult horror that has fireworks on both fronts. Bad Robot played their cards very close to their vest with Overlord.  A …