Review – The Silence (2019)

The Silence is thematically speaking vaguely similar to A Quiet Place and Bird Box in that they all revolve around antagonists that key into a particular sense. A Quiet Place revolved around creatures that hunted by sound–the same as those in The Silence–while Bird Box’s terrors were visually driven. And that similarity would be fine […]

Review – Black Summer, S1 (2019)

The zombie genre may be on it’s last legs, pardon the pun. Z Nation? Gone. The Walking Dead is talking about more spinoffs–one (Fear The Walking Dead) has been on for a few years now–though the mothership series is pulling in it’s lowest ratings in years. And is there really any mystery why? Zombie shows […]

Review – Ultraman (2019) – Season One

I caught the first season of Netflix’s reboot of Ultraman over the weekend, and it’s pretty good though it’s animated in the same way as other Netflix anime like Knights Of Sidonia and Godzilla, and it irritates me every time that I see it. Visually, it looks like the producers put a cartoon filter on […]

Review – Mercy Black (2019)

Owen Egerton’s Mercy Black is a much better movie than you’d think for one that forgoes a theatrical release and ends up on Netflix (The Cloverfield Paradox, anyone?). It’s a familiar story, but well-told revolving around urban myths in the vein of Candyman, though is more reminiscent of the very read murder done in the […]

Review – The Dirt (2019)

While I wouldn’t call myself a fan of Mötley Crüe, they had some really awesome songs, like Looks That Kill, Dr. Feelgood, and Home Sweet Home. And they’ve lead undeniably controversial lives (and I mean that). Yet why is The Dirt so boring? It’s filmed like a sitcom and the characters have more motivation than […]