Underwater (2019) | Official Trailer

Underwater looks awfully like Deep Star Six and Leviathan in terms of subject matter. If you’re a fan of underwater horror–and who isn’t–then it’s probably going to be a good time. (unlike the two aforementioned movies, which worked only intermittently). There’s one thing that makes me optimistic. Namely Underwater is directed by William Eubank, who […]

Trailer Into REaction – IT: Chapter 2 | Final Trailer

The final trailer for IT: Chapter 2 was released about two weeks ago and this is the first I’ve seen of it. And that’s not typical for me. The reason for the delay is that I saw the first movie in theaters, and found it terribly underwhelming. With a particularly strong emphasis on “underwhelming:” It […]

REview: Stranger Things 3 (2019)

The latest edition of Netflix’s Stranger Things franchise, Stranger Things 3, premiered last Friday and it was fine though there’s a sameness to the proceedings this time around. Part of this sameness is due to the format, which revolves around the adventures of a bunch of young boys growing up (essentially Stephen King’s Stand By […]

“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 […]