Pacific Rim: Uprising – Review

This review is a long time coming because while I’m a huge fan of the original Pacific Rim I didn’t know how to approach the sequel, especially since the director of the first, Guillermo Del Toro, wouldn’t be returning to the franchise. Steven DeKnight (Spartacus, Marvel’s Daredevil) directed the sequel, and his approach–to be expected–is […]

Halloween (2018) – Review

Last weekend I caught the reboot of Halloween, and it was an enjoyable–though by no means perfect–horror movie. What makes it work so well is a trait I last mentioned in reference to Shane Black’s The Predator (which that movie lacked) namely it’s relatively simple (in terms of it’s plot). Michael Myers escapes from where […]

Happy Death Day 2U – Poster

I didn’t catch the original Happy Death Day though I thought that the idea–essentially Friday The 13th meets Groundhog Day–was pretty clever and a twist on the traditional slasher film formula. I didn’t surprise me that there would be a sequel, after all Blumhouse released the original movie and their whole modus operandi is making […]

Glass: Official Trailer #2 – Trailer Into Reaction

The latest trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass is bat.  Shit.  Crazy.  I’m not sure if that’s a good thing though.  It could be batshit crazy in a The Predator way–which is a bad thing. Then again, it could be bat shit crazy in a Exorcist II: The Heretic-way, which is a movie that I really, […]

What About ‘Us?’

You might not be aware that but Jordan Peele, the director of the breakout hit Get Out, is preparing it’s follow up, Us, also for Blumhouse. It’s also a horror movie–or perhaps should I say ‘social thriller’–starring Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke (both most recently seen in Black Panther and Avengers: Infinity War) What the […]