With the brief theatrical release of Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery and its imminent release on Netflix December 23rd, The Cine-Men co-hosts Darryl Mansel and myself thought it would be fun to explore some of our favorite murder… Read More ›
In its history, horror has covered a wide range of styles, formats, and tones. It was only a matter of time before the genre would turn inward to look at itself, which it did with aplomb in 1996’s Wes Craven-directed… Read More ›
Legacy — those who create it rarely live to see it last. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton has a line in which legacy is described as “planting seeds in a garden you never get to see grow.” In 1996, master filmmaker Wes… Read More ›
Even if you let the pre-release hype get to you, the thrilling essence of “Scream” breaks through in full force.
NOTICE: I will obviously not be discussing spoilers or fun reveals for this film, however, I will be divulging the very basic plot setup, as well as spoilers for previous Scream films. You’ve had decades, don’t get mad at me… Read More ›
25 years later, Wes Craven’s “Scream” continues its reign as one of the greatest horror films of all time in a new 4K UHD release.
Wes Craven’s Scream premiered in December 1996, one day after I turned 16. For those who know me, horror is not my primary genre. Before I knew it had a name (hypnagogia), I would see things in the dark —… Read More ›
It’s always fantastic to join Noel T. Manning on Meet Me at the Movies and this time the invitation to chat cinema included Thomas Manning and Darryl Mansel! Who could ask for a better way to spend 30 minutes? Certainly… Read More ›
As a Jewish kid from Roanoke, Virginia, my music influences were around what was played on the radio; what played on music channels VH1, MTV, and BET; or what was played by my family across their eclectic tastes ranging from… Read More ›