REview: Castle Freak (1995) | Garishly Awesome

Stuart Gordon’s Castle Freak is not The Outsider – the story by H.P. Lovecraft’s short story that it’s based upon – though it is interesting in it’s own right. It takes the essential essence of Lovecraft’s story – a being separate from humanity due to his alienness (it’s always a “he” with Lovecraft) – a […]

Trailer Into REaction: Thirst (2019) | Official Trailer

The vampire myth may have began it’s ascent into the public eye with Bram Stoker’s Dracula in 1897 though his novel is believed to be based upon an actual person, Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Vlad the Impaler (1431-1467) – for his bloodthirstiness toward his enemies. He tended to impale them on stakes – who […]

REview: The New Mutants (2020) | It’s Watchable

Josh Boone’s The New Mutants may have had a horrific, bloody path to cinemas but that has little to do with the movie itself, which is…okay. The story opens with Dani Moonstar (Blu Hunt, who incidentally happens to look just like Rose Salazar from Battle Angel Alita minus the anime-style eyes) who’s sleeping when a […]

Trailer Into REaction: Stardust (2020) | Official Trailer

Stardust appears to chronicle the period of 1972-1974, when David Bowie assumed the persona of Ziggy Stardust, which considering how theatrical he was throughout that period seems particularly cinematic. Though for a moment let’s go to me growing up in, where it was not uncommon to see posters for Bowie’s The Man Who Fell to […]