“Dune” Is Doomed

Keep in mind I enjoyed reading Frank Herbert’s Dune. Heck, I even enjoyed David Lynch’s 1984 interpretation (as fascinating as it was, it wasn’t Dune; too nihilistic, too ugly). So why am I pessimistic? Dune is ambitious, BIG storytelling though the problem is that I am not sure there’s an audience for it large enough […]

Review – The Nightmare Gallery (2019)

Gene Blalock’s The Nightmare Gallery is an interesting horror film that follows in the footsteps of movies like John Carpenter’s In The Mouth Of Madness and Jacob’s Ladder, except not nearly as interestingly as either of those movies. Part of the issue is the narrative, which is a bit muddled. Another is that the movie’s […]

Review – I Am Mother (2019)

Grant Sputore’s I Am Mother is a pretty interesting entry into the world of Dystopian science-fiction, which typically depicts a world that has been devastated by the neglect of humans. It sort of stumbles in the third act–which doesn’t quite make sense based on everything that’s come before–but it still remains watchable. What’s particularly noteworthy […]