A House of Many Red Doors

For me the sign of really transcendent fiction–be it a movie, novel or whatever–is when it can not only weather different interpretations, but thrive as a result of them. Which is exactly how I feel about Netflix’s The Haunting Of Hill House. I have already done a review which covered how impressed I was by […]

Happy Death Day 2U – Official Trailer

I didn’t catch the original Happy Death Day in theaters–it looked okay but seemed to play too much like a more violent Groundhog Day (which was a pretty horrific movie when you think about it) though apparently that didn’t stop other people from catching it. It goes without saying that the movie comes from Blumhouse […]

Ready Player One – Review

I caught Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One on video last weekend (after not seeing it in theaters). And that wasn’t an accident. The trailers for the movie looked like a bit of a train wreck, with Spielberg’s name being it’s biggest selling point. And I was right. Sort of. Ready Player One is indeed a […]

Overlord – Review

I caught Julius Avery’s Overlord yesterday, and for the most part enjoyed it. In particular there were some pretty engaging moments of body horror that came from nowhere and really livened things up. That being said there were also a few niggling details that distracted from it being all it could be. One of which was […]

Overlord – Final Trailer

In these days of false equivalency, when there are very fine people on both sides it’s kind of refreshing to see a movie making the heretofore noncontroversial point that Nazis are scum. And not only run of the mill scum, but truly monsters. By the way, I don’t know who designed the movie poster, but […]