Sunday , 24 June 2018

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Negan comes out swinging on Walking Dead – review

“I’m Negan, and I do not appreciate you killing my men.” In film, television  and literature, the hero can only rise to epic heights when he is able to overcome an insurmountable obstacle, often in the form of a worthy adversary. From Darth Vader to the Joker, from a killer shark to a shape-shifting alien, these enemies come in many forms. The ... Read More »

To Kill or Not to Kill – Walking Dead “East” – review

“It doesn’t have to be this way….nobody has to get hurt.” As The Walking Dead approaches its sixth season finale, so much is at stake for Rick and company – from protecting their home and newfound way of life in Alexandria, to those struggling with what is necessary to survive in a post-apocalyptic world, to imminent threat for the ones encountering this group ... Read More »

Damien picks up where The Omen left off – review

Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man: and his number is 666. The Beast, False Messiah, the Man of Lawlessness, the Antichrist – all are names given to the Son of Satan. When he arises in power, he is to lay waste to all of mankind. It is ... Read More »

A Lively Battle vs Shark in The Shallows

Now that Spring is finally here, it means that Summer is right around the corner. And that gets us thinking of baseball, going down the shore (as we say here New Jersey), Kohr’s ice cream, and, of course, sharks. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the horrific attacks along the Jersey Shore that resulted in four deaths, in what remains the ... Read More »

Monsters take residence at 10 Cloverfield Lane – review

Owing more to a Hitchcock thriller then the 2008, J.J. Abrams-produced monster movie, Cloverfield, 10 Cloverfield Lane is a satisfying and well-made thriller. From the compelling opening pre-credits sequence to the film’s exciting denouement, director Daniel Trachtenberg demonstrates, like Hitchcock, his ability to depict and enhance a narrative merely with visual power. Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Michelle, a woman on ... Read More »

In Space everyone can see you Dream

On March 1, 2015, the culmination of an incredible year long mission took place, when U.S. astronaut, Scott Kelly, along with Russian cosmonaut, Mikhail Korniyenko, touched down in Kazakhstan after a record-breaking 340 days in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS). It was an amazing adventure fraught with a number of potential dangers, but a successful one with numerous ... Read More »

Why are the Oscars afraid of Horror?

The Oscars may be over, and congrats to all the winners, but the Gore 4 was left with a lingering bad taste in its mouth over the continued lack of appreciation toward its favorite genre – horror. Of course, there were other much more prominent slights during this year’s Academy Awards, which were so effectively and comically brought to light by ... Read More »

R.I.P. Cool, tough guy, George Kennedy

Legendary tough guy character actor George Kennedy has died at the age of 91, the Gore 4 is sad to report. Although he didn’t appear in many horror or other genre films, the Gore 4 admired him just the same for his plentiful other terrific performances in a great many number of memorable films. Indeed, while it is unusual for ... Read More »

Beware everything in The VVITCH – review

We will conquer this wilderness. It will not consume us. Through the ages, and right up to today, people have faced many hardships in trying to find a new and better life for themselves. However, when those outside elements force loved ones to turn on each other, the struggle to survive becomes even more difficult, if not altogether impossible.  In Robert Eggers’ ... Read More »

The Walking Dread – No Way Out – review

No one gets to clock out today. And hell, this is a story people are gonna tell. The Walking Dead has returned with its mid-season premiere, and man, did it do so with a bang. “No Way Out” was one of the show’s best episodes to date, with one nerve-rattling, heart-stopping, breath-taking scene after another. You could assume that not everyone ... Read More »