Monster. 2003. Directed & Written by Patty Jenkins. Starring Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern, Lee Tergesen, Annie Corley, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Marco St. John, Marc Macaulay, Scott Wilson, Rus Blackwell, Tim Ware, Stephan Jones, Brett Rice, Kaitlin Riley, & Cree Ivey. Media 8 Entertainment/Newmarket Films/DEJ Productions. Rated 18A. 109 minutes. Biography/Crime/Drama ★★★★★ For thoseContinue reading “Patty Jenkins’ Monster: Forced to Kill, One Way or Another”
The Last Horror Movie. 2003. Directed by Julian Richards; screenplay by James Handel from an idea by Julian Richards. Starring Kevin Howarth, Mark Stevenson, Antonia Beamish, Christabel Muir, Jonathan Coote, Rita Davies, Joe Hurley, Jamie Langthorne, John Berlyne, and Mandy Gordon. Prolific Films/Snakehair Productions. Rated R. 75 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★1/2 I’ve talked a lot inContinue reading “The Last Horror Movie: Genuinely Chilling Found Footage Horror”
Wrong Turn. 2003. Directed by Rob Schmidt. Screenplay by Alan McElroy. Starring Desmond Harrington, Eliza Dushku, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Jeremy Sisto, Kevin Zegers, Lindy Booth, Julian Richings, Gary Robbins, Ted Clark, Yvonne Gaudry, and Wayne Robson. Summit Entertainment. Rated R. 84 minutes. Horror. ★★★In my last review, for the 2009 Indonesian gorefest Macabre, I mentioned how thereContinue reading “WRONG TURN’s Freaky Backwoods Cannibal Horror”
A look back at an underrated William Friedkin film.