REview – Crawl (2019)

I admit to choosing Midsommar over Alexandre’s Aja’s Crawl last weekend–after all, I’ve seen his best (which to my reckoning is his remake of Wes Craven’s 1977 movie, The Hills Have Eyes and his worst, which I think is Horns) and seeing the latter is more recent then the former I think I had a […]

Review – Mission Impossible: Fallout (2018)

I did not like Christoper McQuarrie’s Mission Impossible: Fallout (virtually) at all. It’s a well-directed movie, though I can’t separate it from Tom Cruise and his Scientology cult. It’s worth mentioning that literally every religion began as a cult, essentially a belief system with relatively few believers, so if I were to have an issue […]

Trailer Into Reaction: Gemini Man (2019) | Official Trailer

Ang Lee’s Gemini Man is, on the face of it, problematic. First off, on the face of it the plot of the movie seems AWFULLY similar plot-wise to 2012’s Looper. But that’s likely just a coincidence. After all, there’s relatively little that’s new under the sun. Though what’s potentially an bigger issue is that the […]

World War Z Sequel Beheaded!?

According to The Hollywood Reporter Paramount has stopped development on a sequel to 1993’s zombie thriller World War Z. The movie has been in various states of development for years, with the most recent version being shepherded by David Fincher (The Game, Fight Club) Apparently the issue is related to budget–ironically enough, the same problem […]

Annihilation – Review

I missed Annihilation in theaters–as did most people since it cost $40 million to produce–literally a pittance in days of $200-300 million epics–and earned just over two-thirds of that amount. And that’s a pity because Annihilation is literally one of the best movies of 2018. It’s beautiful, powerful and manages to have a cast primarily […]

Bird Box – Review

2018’s A Quiet Place came in the nick of time because Paramount–the studio that released it–was on relatively shaky ground after the underwhelming response to Star Trek: Beyond (there’s no colon in the title but I’m adding one anyway). It certain didn’t hurt that A Quiet Place was budgeted at $17 million and earned just […]