Saturday , 23 May 2015

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Non-stop action fuels Mad Max: Fury Road – review

Mad Max Fury Road

Whewwww! Now that is a movie! Roaring onto screens everywhere, Mad Max: Fury Road gives new meaning to the term, ‘action film.’ Indeed, it is not so much of a popcorn movie, but rather an extra large bucket of meat movie. It is completely unlike any other movie, except of course, the previous Mad Max films, but it ups the ... Read More »

THE THING: Terror Takes Shape

The Thing

For those fans of John Carpenter’s The Thing, which should be everyone on the planet, there is a terrific documentary which first appeared on the film’s laserdisc boxed set, and again on the DVD release of 1998. (The U.S. Blu-ray omits this feature, while the European region-free disc includes it.) Entitled Terror Takes Shape, it is an almost hour and ... Read More »

R.I.P. The Thing’s Richard Dysart

Richard Dysart The Thing solo

The Gore 4 is sad to report that The Thing’s Richard Dysart, died on April 5 in Santa Monica, CA, at the age of 86, after a long illness. Born in Brighton, MA, Dysart served for four years in the Air Force during the Korean War. Some of his television credits include All in the Family, Baretta, Columbo and Lou ... Read More »

Slash rocks NJ and for elephants

Myles & Slash

Famed ex-Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarist, Slash, has a lot going on of interest to the Gore 4. He recently brought his current band, Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators, to Sayreville, NJ’s Starland Ballroom in support of their new album, World on Fire. First up, the show itself. After suffering extensive damage from 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, the Starland Ballroom, one of ... Read More »

Ricci Ax-cels as Lizzie Borden

Lizzie Ax

Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, she gave her father forty-one. OK, whoever wrote this infamous rhyme may have embellished the number of whacks, but you get the point. Based on the 1892 murder trial and ultimate acquittal of Lizzie Borden, who was accused of brutally killing her ... Read More »

Bully on Unfriended – a review

Unfriended - Blaire

There’s the old adage, ‘Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer.’ In the newest cybernatural horror film, Unfriended, this rings truer than ever, and following this rule may mean the difference between life or death. The catalyst for the events to follow is that of an embarrassing video of a girl that is posted online and the ensuing ... Read More »

Dig the new Burying the Ex trailer

Burying The Ex poster

Burying the Ex is a movie The Gore 4 has had its bloody eye on for awhile (see Joe Dante Digs Up New Horror Comedy) for a number of reasons. First off, it’s directed by one of our favorite directors, Joe Dante. He’s the man behind such classics as Pirahna, The Howling, Gremlins 1 & 2, Matinee and Innerspace, to ... Read More »

A Trio of R.I.P.s

Maniac Cop

The world of cinema and television horror recently lost a trio of actors who had long and accomplished careers with a variety of roles, many in the genre we hold so dear. On March 30, Robert Z’dar died of cardiac arrest at the age of 64 in Pensacola, Florida. Robert, instantly recognizable for his massive jaw, was best known for ... Read More »

It Follows leads this year’s horror crop – review

It Follows - Jay

You can’t run. And you can’t hide. Because no matter where you go, “It” will follow. And if it catches you…. Such is the basic premise of the latest horror sensation to hit theaters, It Follows. After a mysterious and deadly opening sequence, the movie centers on Jay, her sister, Kelly, and their friends, Paul and Yara. Jay is excited ... Read More »

The Walking Dead So Far

Walkers 5.14

**** The following commentary deals with the events of The Walking Dead through episode 5.14, “Spend”, which aired on 3/15/15. If you haven’t yet caught up to this episode, continue on at your own risk. **** With only two episodes left of this season’s The Walking Dead, Rick and Co. are at a crossroads. They’ve found a new home, with ... Read More »