If you’ve enjoyed any part of the Underworld franchise or the thus-far single I, Frankenstein film, then you have writer/actor Kevin Grevioux to thank as the creator of those worlds. Now, Grevioux jumps into a new world of his creation,… Read More ›
In April of this year, WB Animation brought the characters of DC Comics’s Justice League to the world of Monty Oum’s RWBY in an adaptation of a RWBY/Justice League and DC/RWBY comic storyline. Applying a fish out of water approach,… Read More ›
Creature Feature “The Meg 2: The Trench” leaves much in the gloomy depths save for the HD audio track.
I really want to like the Meg movies, because, on paper, they really speak to my sensibilities when it comes to mindless summer blockbusters. I, like many (if the box office returns of late say anything), are tired of superhero… Read More ›
Trigger Warning: Haunted Mansion possesses several scenes involving flashing lights or where a character either swings a flashlight or points it directly toward the audience. This may be problematic for audience members with photosensitivity. When it comes to movie-making, it’s… Read More ›
Filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar’s “The Others” is the latest horror thriller to join The Criterion Collection.
In 2023, The Academy is still struggling to rock with horror in any major sense beyond a few lucky takers in titles like Misery (1990), Rosemary’s Baby (1968), Get Out (2017), and The Silence of the Lambs (1991), but rarely… Read More ›
After proving herself at the box office, Barbie is back for more! Bring home Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” on digital, DVD, Blu-ray, or 4K UHD.
Through no fault of its own, Greta Gerwig’s Barbie became much more than itself when it hit theaters this summer. Not only is it the highest-grossing movie of 2023 worldwide, but it also inspired one of the most fascinating cultural… Read More ›
If you do not know the name Lloyd Kaufman, then you probably don’t know why he is arguably the king of schlock and B movies and that he created his own label called Troma which was established for low budget… Read More ›
With the WGA Strike officially over with a ratified deal and the SAG-AFTRA negotiations seemingly going well, an era of Hollywood filmmaking is ending while another begins, and somehow the 2023 home release of Scooby-Doo film Scooby-Doo! And Krypto, Too!… Read More ›
With “Paramount Scares Vol. 1,” Paramount Pictures unleashes their own curated set of horror scares with great extras.
I want to preface this review with a select few thoughts before we dive into the gloriousness that awaits. First and foremost, the idea of a collection of films has always been something tricky because physical media does carry a… Read More ›
“Jumping down is easy. Stepping down is hard.” The stuntperson mantra, Ride On. In the featurette “Behind the Scenes,” writer/director Larry Yang (Adoring) discusses how his first thought went to Jackie Chan when the concept for Ride On arose. The… Read More ›
The Criterion Collection adds Nicolas Roeg’s “Don’t Look Now,” an affecting, spooky, and atmospheric meditation on grief.
The horror genre has had an interesting trajectory over the course of cinema. The 1970s was one of its most interesting periods. Films like Halloween (1978), The Wicker Man (1973), and The Exorcist (1973) helped define the genre. There was… Read More ›
There was an immense feeling of betrayal once the critical response to The Last Voyage of the Demeter hit outlets the day before its release, and while a 49% on Rotten Tomatoes isn’t the worst score that a film could… Read More ›
Cult Epics releases Marleen Gorris’s “The Last Island” on home video with a first-time 2K HD restoration.
It’s the hope that kills you. – Mae Green, Ted Lasso In her debut feature film, writer/director Marleen Gorris confronted gender expectations and equity with psychological crime thriller A Question of Silence (1982), only to follow it up with a… Read More ›
The Criterion Collection welcomes three Tod Browning films into their collection via the “Sideshow Shockers” trilogy set.
Home releases bring with them a certain weight of expectation for cinephiles and film fans. For newer ones, it’s the promise that they’ll always be available, safe from a distributor or studio’s license dissolution or server deletion. For older films,… Read More ›
4K UHD release of “The Mist” is a new horror experience in black and white and with Atmos surround sound.
As I grow older, I find my taste in horror slowly but surely changing with each year, my taste for finding what could jolt me with the most adrenaline-pumping action in my youth slowly morphing into a preference for things… Read More ›
Congratulations! Shout! Studios and GKids Films offer three ways to enjoy the official end of “Evangelion” with “3.0+1.11 Thrice Upon a Time.”
From October 1995 to March 1996, dystopian mech anime Neon Genesis Evangelion, the brainchild of filmmaker Hideaki Anno (Shin Godzilla), broadcast in Japan, eventually coming available elsewhere in the world. It told the story of an alt-Earth in which the… Read More ›
Before diving into one of October’s 4K Criterion releases, I want to acknowledge that this is not a never-before-seen 4K as Arrow in the UK has released Videodrome previously. Now, I do not know, with any form of certainty, if… Read More ›
The video rental store horror classic City of the Living Dead (1980) has arrived in gloriously gory 4K UHD from Cauldron and is a perfect pickup for the Halloween season. Originally distributed in the U.S. as “The Gates of Hell,”… Read More ›