All hail the Lords of Salem!
Madison County. 2011. Directed & Written by Eric England. Starring Colley Bailey, Matt Mercer, Ace Marrero, Joanna Sotomura, Natalie Scheetz, Nick Principe, Dayton Knoll, Adrienne Harrell, and Katie Stegeman. Image Entertainment. Rated R. 81 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller ★1/2One of the young characters asks the question “where did he get the ideas if they weren’t true?” at anContinue reading “Madison County is Weak & Trite Backwoods Horror”
True Detective. 2014. 8 episodes directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga; written & created by Nic Pizzolatto. Starring Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Potts, and Tory Kittles. HBO Home Entertainment. Rated 18A. 458 minutes. Bonus Material Not Rated. Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller ★★★★★ (Season 1) ★★★★1/2 (Blu ray) The story of True Detective looks, on the surface, asContinue reading “True Detective Season 1 Blu ray Review”
The Interview. 2014. Dir. Evan Goldberg & Seth Rogen. Screenplay by Dan Sterling; story by Rogen, Goldberg & Sterling. Starring James Franco, Seth Rogen, Lizzy Caplan, Randall Park, and Diana Bang. Columbia Pictures. Rated 14A. 112 minutes. Action/Comedy ★★1/2 This film will no doubt divide people. There are a lot of people who want youContinue reading “The Interview Suffers from Hype-itis”
Whatever you do: DON’T FEED THEM AFTER MIDNIGHT! Always listen to Chinese vendors.
Bela Kiss: Prologue. 2013. Directed & Written by Lucien Förstner. Starring Kristina Klebe, Rudolf Martin, Fabian Stumm, Ben Bela Böhm, Janina Elkin, Angus McGruther, Julia Horvath, and Jörg Koslowsky. 4Digital Media. Rated R. 106 minutes. Horror/Mystery/Thriller 1/2★ There are movies which sometimes fool me, for one reason or another, into thinking they’ll turn out to beContinue reading “Bela Kiss: Prologue – Because Literary Terms Be Damned”
One hot, horrific, Christmasy remake that has a bit of bite to it.
Santa goes psycho in this 1980s slasher: a terrifying look at one man’s breakdown.
Not all the naughty boys get coal in their stockings. Some get murderous cravings!
Not all remakes are bad, not even close. This one? It’s a stinking turd.
One of the greatest slashers of all time, and the most deliciously bloody Christmas movie you’ll find.
A bit of Christmas sneer when a psychopath takes captive his perfect Christmas dinner guest.