Review – John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017)

Chad Stahelski’s John Wick: Chapter 2 is a fairly odd duck. It has all the stuff a regular movie has–actors, sets, production design, lighting design–but it’s really, really strange. And most of that strangeness is due to Keanu Reeves, who’s less a bad actor than a tabula rasa; a void embodied in human form. Though […]

Review – The Silence (2019)

The Silence is thematically speaking vaguely similar to A Quiet Place and Bird Box in that they all revolve around antagonists that key into a particular sense. A Quiet Place revolved around creatures that hunted by sound–the same as those in The Silence–while Bird Box’s terrors were visually driven. And that similarity would be fine […]

Review – Black Summer, S1 (2019)

The zombie genre may be on it’s last legs, pardon the pun. Z Nation? Gone. The Walking Dead is talking about more spinoffs–one (Fear The Walking Dead) has been on for a few years now–though the mothership series is pulling in it’s lowest ratings in years. And is there really any mystery why? Zombie shows […]