The smartest decision behind Halloween 2018 is to treat it as a tribute rather than trying to equal Carpenter’s superlative work.
Arizona has a killer concept for a killer comedy, but despite a promising opening it can’t execute what should’ve been cutting satire.
Spend long enough exploring any genre and you’re bound to hit the bottom of the barrel soon enough.
Happy Death Day is a welcome example of refreshingly unpretentious B-movie filmmaking from Blumhouse.
I find horror sequels endlessly fascinating. Specifically, I find first sequels passed off to a new director fascinating (not that I don’t have a soft spot for sequels like Evil Dead II or Hostel 2 made by the original director, or the gems that pop up late in a franchise like Jason Lives: Friday the…
Over at the 500 Club, Jesse Thompson and myself took a look at some films screening at the Melbourne International Film Festival on Sunday the 3rd of August. My lineup for the day included Journey to the West, Fish & Cat, We Are the Best! and The Immigrant. Read the roundup at The 500 Club.
You know what you’re getting into when you watch a film with a title like Cheerleader Massacre. Bad acting is par for the course: the actors might look like the Days of Our Lives type, but their thespian ability falls short of even that mark. There’s no reason to be surprised by home-video quality cinematography…