Star Trek: Discovery – Season 2 – Official Trailer

As the standard bearer for CBS All Access I’m at best ambivalent about Star Trek: Discovery. I think–from what I can deduce from the trailers–that it looks absolutely gorgeous and cinematic. That being said, subscribing to another streaming channel just to watch it seems a bit…excessive. It doesn’t help that CBS is going through all […]

The Haunting Of Hill House – Review

I’ve said it before and I’ll reiterate it here:  Mike Flanagan is literally the best director working in horror today. James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring franchise), Andy Mucheletti (Mama, IT)…they’re okay but don’t hold a candle to Flanagan. He’s not afraid of depicting actual violence–unlike Wan (Saw notwithstanding)–and he’s able to weave a narrative like […]

Star Trek: Discovery – Trailer

The trailer for CBS All Access’s upcoming Star Trek: Discovery is absolutely gorgeous, though design-wise appears to borrow too much from J.J. Abrams’ reboot. And I wish I were just talking about the lens flares. No, what I mean is this… The being above is–believe it or not–a Klingon and if you have seen Gene […]

We Need To Talk About Kevin – Review

Now this is a horror movie (in perhaps the truest sense of the term). Lynn Ramsey’s We Need To Talk About Kevin isn’t necessarily a scary film, though don’t let the seemingly placid facade fool you, because here lie monsters.  Though, unlike in most horror movies, these creatures don’t wear hockey masks or look like an experiment in […]

Marvel’s Daredevil – Official Season Two Trailer

The first season of Marvel’s Daredevil had a huge hurdle to overcome. When Fox released the 2003 movie based on the character, he was treated pretty much as a red-suited Spider-Man, which anyone familiar to the character could tell you isn’t the way to go. In any case, the movie didn’t do badly from a financial standpoint, […]