When I say “The OA is a Masterpiece in its Vision” as opposed to simply “The OA is a Masterpiece,” I choose those words very carefully. Even though I personally consider it to be a masterpiece, I can’t tell you, the reader, that it’s a masterpiece to you or as some objective, universal truth. However, […]
SPOILERS AHEAD There are a lot of great shows on television right now. Not just good, but great. However, there are very few shows that transcend being just great, into something more, something that is no longer just visual storytelling, but so immersive it’s like a ride, an emotional journey or experience. The list of […]
Every once in a while, someone creates something that puts me into a giddy mood, something that speaks my language, and Stranger Things is definitely that next something. Have a look.
It would be an understatement to say the world was rocked by the Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969, which were orchestrated by Charles Manson. Decades later, we still can’t stop talking about the murders or Manson himself, and countless movies over the years have derived inspiration from the horrific acts his followers carried out. For his […]
The reason fans still can’t stop talking about Eli Roth’s trailer for faux film Thanksgiving is because it filled a gap left behind by a serious lack of Thanksgiving horror films over the years. Unlike Christmas, horror movies set on Turkey Day are few and far between, and films like Blood Rage, Home Sweet Home […]
Before making The Woman in Black, James Watkins wrote and directed Eden Lake, which centered on a couple being terrorized by a band of evil kids while on a romantic getaway. Thoroughly disturbing, the British film made some powerful statements about humanity, resonating in such a way that the passage of time since first experiencing […]