Quarry – Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Max Allan Collins * For a review of the previous episode, “Coffee Blues” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Carnival of Souls” – click here Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) is naked with a shotgun protectingContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy * For a review of the previous episode, “Figure Four” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Seldom Realized” – click here A man shows up at Joni’s (JodiContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters””

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Ti West’s The House of the Devil: A Slow Burn Satanic Panic Period Piece

The House of the Devil. 2009. Directed & Written by Ti West. Starring Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig, AJ Bowen, Dee Wallace, Heather Robb, Darryl Nau, Brenda Cooney, Danielle Noe, Mary B. McCann, John Speredakos, Lena Dunham, and Graham Reznick. MPI Media Group/Constructovision/RingtheJing Entertainment/Glass Eye Pix. Rated R. 95 minutes. Horror ★★★★★Continue reading “Ti West’s The House of the Devil: A Slow Burn Satanic Panic Period Piece”

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The Roost: Ti West’s Zombie Bats Are Coming for You!

The Roost. 2005. Directed & Written by Ti West. Starring Tom Noonan, Karl Jacob, Vanessa Horneff, Sean Reid, Wil Horneff, Barbara Wilhide, Richard Little, John Speredakos, and Larry Fessenden. Glass Eye Pix. Unrated. 80 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★★ In my recent review of Ti West’s The Innkeepers, I mentioned being a huge fan of him generally. SoContinue reading “The Roost: Ti West’s Zombie Bats Are Coming for You!”

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Red Dragon Tells Harris with Little Flavour

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”

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Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 12: “The Number of the Beast is 666”

NBC’s Hannibal Season 3, Episode 12: “The Number of the Beast is 666” Directed by Guillermo Navarro Written by Bryan Fuller/Angela LaManna/Steve Lightfoot/Jeff Vlaming * For a review of the next & final episode, “The Wrath of the Lamb” – click here * For a review of the previous episode, “…And the Beast from theContinue reading “Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 12: “The Number of the Beast is 666””

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MANHUNTER’s Neon Michael Mann Beauty

Thomas Harris told through the colourful eyes of American auteur Michael Mann.

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Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 11: “…And the Beast from the Sea”

NBC’s Hannibal Season 3, Episode 11: “…And the Beast from the Sea” Directed by Michael Rymer (Queen of the Damned) Written by Bryan Fuller & Steve Lightfoot * For a review of the previous episode, “…And the Woman Clothed in Sun” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Number ofContinue reading “Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 11: “…And the Beast from the Sea””

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Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 10: “…And the Woman Clothed in Sun”

NBC’s Hannibal Season 3, Episode 10: “…And the Woman Clothed in Sun” Directed by Guillermo Navarro (D.P on Tarantino’s Jackie Brown, Robert Rodriguez’s Desperado, & Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim) Written by Bryan Fuller & Don Mancini * For a review of the previous episode, “…And the Woman Clothed With the Sun” – click here * For aContinue reading “Hannibal – Season 3, Episode 10: “…And the Woman Clothed in Sun””

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Late Phases is Modern Werewolf Heaven

Late Phases. 2014.  Dir. Adrián García Bogliano. Screenplay by Eric Stolze. Starring Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, and Lance Guest. Dark Sky Films/Glass Eye Pix. Not Rated. 95 minutes. Horror ★★★★★ Werewolf movies are a real hit or miss for me. That being said, I love a good werewolf flick. If it’s done right. The problem withContinue reading “Late Phases is Modern Werewolf Heaven”

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