AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead Season 1, Episode 2: “So Close, Yet So Far” Directed by Adam Davidson (Hell on Wheels, The Following, Low Winter Sun) Written by Marco Ramirez (Sons of Anarchy, Orange is the New Black, Da Vinci’s Demons, Daredevil) * For a review of the next episode, “The Dog” – click here * For a review of the PilotContinue reading “Fear the Walking Dead – Season 1, Episode 2: “So Close, Yet So Far””
Red Dragon. 2002. Directed by Brett Ratner. Screenplay by Ted Tally; based on the novel Red Dragon by Thomas Harris. Starring Anthony Hopkins, Edward Norton, Ralph Fiennes, Harvey Keitel, Emily Watson, Mary-Louise Parker, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anthony Heald, Ken Leung, Frankie Faison, and Tyler Patrick Jones. Universal Pictures. Rated R. 124 minutes. Crime/Thriller ★★★1/2 I’mContinue reading “Red Dragon Tells Harris with Little Flavour”
Cannibal Holocaust. 1980. Directed by Ruggero Deodato. Story by Gianfranco Clerici. Starring Robert Kerman, Francesca Ciardi, Perry Pirkanen, Luca Barbareschi, Salvatore Basile, Ricardo Fuentes, and Carl Gabriel Yorke. F.D Cinematografica. Rated R. 95 minutes. Adventure/Horror ★★★★ (Film) ★★★★★ (Grindhouse Releasing DVD) Nearly two decades before The Blair Witch Project horrified audiences with its low budget realisticContinue reading “Cannibal Holocaust: A Documentary of Hell on Earth”
The Hills Have Eyes II. 2007. Directed by Martin Weisz. Written by Jonathan Craven & Wes Craven. Starring Cécile Breccia, Michael Bailey Smith, Archie Kao, Jay Acovone, Jeff Kober, Philip Pavel, David Reynolds, Tyrell Kemlo, Lee Thompson Young, Danielle Alonso, Eric Edelstein, Jessica Stroup, Joseph Beddelem, Jacob Vargas, Ben Crowley, Michael McMillian, Reshad Strik, and DerekContinue reading “The Hills Have Eyes II: Horny Mutants”
A former wartime interrogator takes it upon himself to avenge a young woman with whom he shares a brief connection.
The Gallows. 2015. Directed & Written by Travis Cluff/Chris Lofing. Starring Reese Mishler, Pfeifer Brown, Ryan Shoos, Cassidy Gifford, Travis Cluff, Price T. Morgan, Theo Burkhardt, David Herrera, Gannon Del Fierro, Mackie Burt, and Adrian Salas. Blumhouse Productions. Rated 14A. 81 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★ Found footage is a sub-genre I do enjoy, honestly. That beingContinue reading “The Gallows: Wasted Opportunity & Wasted Youth”
Will, Hannibal, and the Great Red Dragon come face to face.
The Hills Have Eyes Part II. 1985. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring Tamara Stafford, Kevin Spirtas, John Bloom, Colleen, Riley, Michael Berryman, Penny Johnson Jerald, Janus Blythe, John Laughlin, Willard E. Pugh, Peter Frechette, Robert Houston, David Nichols, Edith Fellows, Lance Gordon, and Suze Lanier-Bramlett. VTC. Rated 18+. 86 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★ WhenContinue reading “Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes Part II: A Bad Acid Trip”
The Hills Have Eyes. 1977. Directed & Written by Wes Craven. Starring John Steadman, Janus Blythe, Peter Locke, Russ Grieve, Virginia Vincent, Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Dee Wallace, Brenda Marinoff, Robert Houston, Martin Speer, James Whitworth, Michael Berryman, and Lance Gordon. Blood Relations Co. Unrated. 89 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ (Film) ★★★ (eOne DVD release) I want toContinue reading “A Family Terrorized: Wes Craven’s The Hills Have Eyes”
We finally see the confrontation between Jack Crawford and Hannibal Lecter teased at the beginning of Season 2
Mason Verger finally gets what’s coming to him
AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead Season 1, Episode 1: “Pilot” Directed by Adam Davidson (The Following, Hell On Wheels) Written by Robert Kirkman & Dave Erickson; based on the graphic novel series by Charlie Adlard/Robert Kirkman/Tony Moore * For a review of the next episode, “So Close, Yet So Far” – click here The opening sceneContinue reading “Fear The Walking Dead: Series Premiere – Review”