REview: Curon, Season One (2020) | Great Ideas, No Follow up

Netflix’s Curon-a sorta-Young Adult series?-has all the elements it needs to be wildly entertaining: a hotel where a heinous act was committed, wolves (that actually look like wolves, as opposed to Huskies), a creepy pair of fraternal twins, a sunken town, doppelgängers and creepy townies. So, why does it just not gel? I mentioned that […]

REview: Mark Of The Devil (2020) | Still Not Lovecraftian

Diego Cohen’s Mark Of The Devil (La Marca Del Demonio) is one of those movies that wants to be Lovecraftian but isn’t (despite the numerous times various deities of his Cthulhu Mythos are mentioned) and is in fact a typical possession story. And that’s okay because it’s not a terrible movie though I would have […]

REview: Altered Carbon (2020) | Season Two

The second season of Netflix’s Altered Carbon dropped Friday of last week and had quite a hurdle to clear. First, it had to make the replacement of Joel Kinneman seem natural (which is hard to do when you take into account that his replacement is Anthony Mackie, an African-American) then they had to make the […]