2019 was rich with incredible cinema. So, you can imagine how hard it was to make this list. And to be frank, I'll probably end up changing it in just a few days time. For now though, this is what it looks like. My Top 15 Favorite Films of 2019 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eiHBVtgiQY Please consider liking, commenting... Continue Reading →
El Camino picks up where Breaking Bad left off. Does it live up to its big blue predecessor? Read my review to find out!
In the Tall Grass marks the first time a Stephen King/Joe Hill collaboration has been adapted to film. How does it stack up against adaptations of their other work? Read my review to find out!
Slow burn isn’t necessarily the term I would use to describe Brian DePalma’s adaptation of Stephen King’s 1974 debut novel, Carrie. It’s well paced, to the point that it sometimes feels a bit like a cliff notes version of the book. On the other hand, the film is filled with needless scenes of tuxedo testings... Continue Reading →
The fear of a plague or force destroying humanity is not a new one. Since the use of the atomic bombs in World War II, American entertainment has fixated itself on apocalyptic stories and how we would respond if such a tragedy were to become reality. 2018’s Bird Box directed by Susanne Bier, is an... Continue Reading →
Creating horror that is at once subtle and unsettling, is a difficult act to balance. Even in films like The Silence of the Lambs and Jaws, films that are lauded for their reliance on what isn’t seen, have moments of aggressively, horrific violence. What’s special about these examples is that their violence is earned. We... Continue Reading →
5. The Exorcist (1973) Dir. William Friedkin In my days as a young horror fan, I dismissed The Exorcist. I saw ‘scariest movie of all time’ and thought, “there’s no way.” When I finally decided to give it a chance and put my money where my mouth was, I decided it was ok, nothing special.... Continue Reading →
10. Horror of Dracula (1958) Dir. Terence Fisher It may be the Sparknotes version of Bram Stoker’s novel, but this film brilliantly captures the atmosphere and mood of the gothic horror classic, while simultaneously adding unique touches that allow it to stand out. Horror of Dracula begins, of course, with Jonathan Harker arriving at Castle... Continue Reading →
Jamie Lee Curtis shines in her return to the classic horror franchise. Halloween (2018) is an enjoyable horror film and is sure to please die hard fans and newcomers alike. Just don't expect anything groundbreaking. Click Here to Read my Full Review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek1ePFp-nBI