Stefan Lernous’s HOTEL POSEIDON takes us into the absurd, spanning life, death, and a few things in between.
Jeff gets good and bad news about Vivian
A little more comedy this time around in the first sequel to SLEEPAWAY CAMP. And a lot more Angela!
Jeff figures out the P-word. Later, he meets his wife’s new man.
GET OUT is the perfect allegory for 2017, as unchecked white liberal racism does nothing good for anybody.
The Hospital. 1971. Directed by Arthur Hiller. Screenplay by Paddy Chayefsky. Starring George C. Scott, Diana Rigg, Barnard Hughes, Richard Dysart, Stephen Elliott, Donald Harron, Andrew Duncan, Nancy Marchand, Jordan Charney, Roberts Blossom, Frances Sternhagen, & Katherine Helmond. Simcha Productions. Rated PG. 103 minutes. Comedy/Drama/Mystery ★★★★1/2 Arthur Hiller is probably most well known to peopleContinue reading “The Hospital: A Dark Bureaucratic Comedy”
He Never Died. 2015. Directed & Written by Jason Krawczyk. Starring Henry Rollins, Booboo Stewart, Kate Greenhouse, Jordan Todosey, David Richmond-Peck, James Cade, Steven Ogg, Elias Edraki, & Walter Alza. Alternate Ending Studios. Rated R. 99 minutes. Comedy/Drama/Horror ★★★★ Immortality is an interesting concept. There have been so many books and films on the subject,Continue reading “He Never Died: Henry Rollins at His Immortal Best”
House of 1000 Corpses. 2003. Directed & Written Rob Zombie. Starring Sid Haig, William Bassett, Karen Black, Erin Daniels, Joe Dobbs III, Dennis Fimple, Gregg Gibbs, Walton Goggins, Chris Hardwick, Jennifer Jstyn, Irwin Keyes, Matthew McGrory, Jake McKinnon, Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, Robert Allen Mukes, Walter Phelan, Tom Towles, Harrison Young, & Rainn Wilson.Continue reading “House of 1000 Corpses: Homage and Throwbacks to the 1970s”
Beetlejuice. 1988. Directed by Tim Burton. Screenplay by Michael McDowell & Warren Skaaren. Starring Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Catherine O’Hara, Jeffrey Jones, Winona Ryder, Annie McEnroe, Glenn Shadix, Patrice Martinez, Sylvia Sidney, Robert Goulet, Dick Cavett, and Susan Kellermann. The Geffen Company. PG. 92 minutes. Comedy/Fantasy/Horror ★★★★1/2 Tim Burton doesn’t always appeal toContinue reading “Beetlejuice: The Afterlife and Raunchy Ghosts”
Sightseers. 2012. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Screenplay by Alice Lowe & Chris Oram; additional material by Amy Jump. Starring Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Roger Michael, Tony Way, Seamus O’Neill, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris, Aymen Hamdouchi, and Tom Meeten. BFI/Big Talk Productions/Film4/Rook Films/StudioCanal. Rated 14A. 88 minutes. Adventure/Comedy/Crime ★★★★★ I’m a hardcore fan ofContinue reading “Sightseers a.k.a Caravan Holiday Massacre”
Rampage. 2009. Directed & Written by Uwe Boll. Starring Brendan Fletcher, Shaun Sipos, Michael Paré, Matt Frewer, Lynda Boyd, Robert Clarke, Malcolm Stewart, Steffen Mennekes, and Katharine Isabelle. Event Film Distribution. Rated 18A. 85 minutes. Action/Crime/Thriller ★★★★ So I’ve been dying to review a couple of the Uwe Boll films that I find are actually decent.Continue reading “Rampage: Uwe Boll Channels His Rage”
Cheap Thrills. 2014. Dir. E.L Katz. Starring Pat Healy, Sara Paxton, Ethan Embry, and David Koechner. Pacific Northwest Pictures. Rated 14A. 88 minutes. Comedy/Crime/Drama ★★★★1/2 Cheap Thrills begins as Craig (Pat Healy) loses his low paying job. On top of that, he and his wife, as well as their new baby, are on the vergeContinue reading “CHEAP THRILLS in a Bleak Economy”