Saturday , 7 December 2019

Movies

Terminator: Dark Fate deserves a better one – review

“No fate but what we make.” The present, the past and the future all collide once again in the latest installment to one of the greatest sci-fi action franchises of all-time. Welcome to Terminator: Dark Fate. When James Cameron’s low-budgeted The Terminator was released in 1984, its time travel tale riveted audiences, made a mega-star out of Arnold Schwarzenegger, previously ... Read More »

Zombieland: Double Tap is Twice as Fun – review

Back for seconds, after all this time. Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, Little Rock – all great American cities that most people have heard about, but probably haven’t set as their top vacation destinations. Yet they each have their own charms and have found their distinct niche in the world. Same could be said of the four characters who go by those ... Read More »

Avengers: Endgame begins new era for Marvel – review

“Where do we go, now that they’re gone?” Eleven years, twenty-two films, dozens of superheroes, and villains, and many a planet throughout the galaxy have all culminated towards one of the most hugely anticipated movies in history. Avengers: Endgame is finally here and it delivers everything fans would want and then some. What follows here is a relatively spoiler-free look ... Read More »

Pet Sematary digs up some new ground – review

“I don’t want to be buried, in a pet cemetery.” Death – the great unknown. There is nothing more terrifying, and nothing more inevitable. Every organism known to science has a limited lifespan, which varies from species to species. There are giant sequoia trees, which can tower over the landscape for over three thousand years. Greenland sharks can live for ... Read More »

Jordan Peele goes 2-for-2 with Us

“There’s a family in our driveway.” If horror films were like baseball (and there have actually been a couple of baseball horror films, by the way), then Jordan Peele would have unanimously won the Rookie of the Year Award in 2017 for his directorial debut, Get Out. Not only did the film receive rave reviews from critics, it amassed a ... Read More »

And a Happy Death Day 2U too – review

If at first, you succeed, try and try again…. Time to blow out the candles once again, well, actually, a bunch of times. One of horror’s most inventive and fun slashers of recent years, 2017’s inspired, Happy Death Day, is back with a vengeance, and a few new tricks up its sleeve. Released a mere 16 months after its predecessor, ... Read More »

Bloody Best Horror Films of 2018!

As 2019 begins to gain steam, it’s time we put on the brakes and stop to look all the way back to 2018 and come up with a list of the best horror films of the year. 2018 was another banner year for horror, with a number of critically acclaimed films and box office successes, and those are not mutually exclusive. ... Read More »

Glass breaks the comic book mold – review

“We exist.” Their is no question that the comic book superhero film is one of the most powerful forces in Hollywood today. It consistently dominates the box office every year, with Marvel having perfected the formula, releasing individual films in phases that tease future ones, and bringing their characters together in huge blockbuster team-ups that, at least at this stage, ... Read More »

NYC Horror Film Fest unleashes plenty of Nightmare Cinema!

Alas, another holiday season has come and gone. You know, the one that we look forward to immersing ourselves in every year, and sharing with family and friends, but then, before you know it, it’s  over – sigh! We’re talking about Halloween season, of course. But that doesn’t mean that the scary stuff has to take a break. Horror cinema ... Read More »

The First Purge was only the beginning

This is not a test. This is your Emergency Broadcast System announcing the commencement of the Annual Purge…. The world today can be a pretty difficult and frustrating place to live, with political turmoil, war and natural disasters often brought about by our biggest threat, climate change, affecting many across the globe. Here in America, the country is divided like ... Read More »