ALMOST HUMAN: Help, My Best Friend is a Murderous Alien!

Almost Human. 2013. Directed & Written by Joe Begos. Starring Graham Skipper, Josh Ethier, Vanessa Leigh, Susan T. Travers, and Anthony Amaral III. IFC Midnight. Not Rated. 80 minutes. Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller ★★★1/2 While this was made in 2013 and released in certain areas, this didn’t make its way to Canada until 2014, so it’s one ofContinue reading “ALMOST HUMAN: Help, My Best Friend is a Murderous Alien!”

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GREMLINS are a Great Christmas Gift

Whatever you do: DON’T FEED THEM AFTER MIDNIGHT! Always listen to Chinese vendors.

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Horns – A Story of Love & Satan

Horns. 2014. Dir. Alexandre Aja. Screenplay by Keith Bunin; based on the novel of the same name by Joe Hill. Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson, Juno Temple, James Remar, Kathleen Quinlan, Heather Graham, and David Morse. Mandalay Pictures. 120 minutes. Rated R. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ Horror can often look like a tired genre. TheContinue reading “Horns – A Story of Love & Satan”

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V/H/S/2: A Mixed Bag of Nasty Tricks

V/H/S 2. 2013. Directors: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Eduardo Sánchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, and Jason Eisener. Magnet Releasing. Rated 18A. 96 minutes. Horror. ★★★1/2 (Movie) ★★ (Blu ray release) For my review of the first V/H/S on Blu ray, click here.  For a review of the third installment in the trilogy, V/H/S: Viral, clickContinue reading “V/H/S/2: A Mixed Bag of Nasty Tricks”

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Fulci’s Zombie: Because a Zombie Had to Fight a Shark Someday

A classic zombie flick if there ever were one! All hail Fulci!

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ILSA: SHE WOLF OF THE SS – Nazi Sexploitation

If you need dumb, sexified trash, I guess this one is good enough to throw on and make fun of for a while.

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The Raid 2: Because Somehow It Gets Better

The Raid 2: Berandal. 2014. Directed & Written by Gareth Evans. Starring Iko Uwais, Arifin Putra, Yayan Ruhian, Oka Antara, Tio Pakusodewo, Alex Abbad, Julie Estelle, Ryuhei Matsuda, Kenichi Endo, and Kazuki Kitamura. Entertainment One Films Canada. Rated 18A. 150 minutes. Action/Crime/Thriller ★★★★★ (Film) ★★★★★ (Blu ray release) Even the trailer just absolutely melts myContinue reading “The Raid 2: Because Somehow It Gets Better”

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William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist

  The Exorcist. 1973. Dir. William Friedkin. Written by William Peter Blatty, based on his novel. Starring Ellen Burstyn, Max Von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Kitty Winn, Jack MacGowran, Jason Miller, and Linda Blair. Warner Brothers Rated 18A. 132 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ (Movie) ★★★★★ (Blu ray release) By now, everyone has either seen The Exorcist orContinue reading “William Friedkin Gets to the Pulse of Fear with The Exorcist”

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