Trailer Into REaction – Fantasy Island (2020) | Official Trailer

Sony can’t get over their fetishization of nostalgia. First there was Charlie’s Angels–which according to the media isn’t doing all that well–now there’s Fantasy Island, which if this trailer is any indicator, looks really, really interesting. It–as in the trailer–plays like a horror movie (being produced via Blumhouse doesn’t hurt that association) and it looks […]

Universal Ends “The Hunt”

Remember my reaction video for The Hunt? Well, apparently Universal is no longer releasing the movie. Whether or not the primary reason is the studio kowtowing to Trump and his bullying it sets a terrible precedent because it gives radicals like him leverage and a vindication of sorts. Blaming movies allows conservatives/Republicans to redirect the […]

Review – Us

I enjoyed Get Out, the introduction of Jordan Peele as a director. While it was a confident debut, it was also somewhat derivative. Us is another matter entirely. It possesses the same confidence of Peele’s debut, but moves with an elan bordering on bravado because let’s be clear, Us is more complex and that it […]

Happy Death Day 2 U – Review

I didn’t dislike Happy Death Day 2 U, though like the movie that begat it–the original Happy Death Day (2017)–it’s pretty inconsequential and fluffy. Though it’s fascinating not for what it does right, but more what it doesn’t: namely the introduction of parallel universes, an idea not present in the first (which dealt with a […]