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 […]

Trailer Into Reaction: Star Wars, Episode IX | Teaser Trailer

I’m done with Star Wars. I enjoyed the original trilogy, but every since George Lucas left the franchise it appears that Lucasfilm is asleep at the wheel. I think they’re taking a “director-driven approach” which means a director can essentially do whatever the heck they want, never mind continuity or narrative consistency. And I’m out. […]

Review – Alien: Specimen

Initially I thought that an idea of a series of short films based within the Alien universe was a great idea. That is, till I saw Alien: Containment and came to–in hindsight a hasty conclusion–that maybe it’s not such a bad idea that the Alien franchise maybe takes a bit of a break. As I […]