Trailer Into REaction: Candyman (2020) | Official Trailer

The trailer for Nia DaCosta’s reboot/remake/continuation of the Candyman Trilogy dropped earlier today, and it’s pretty good. Candyman was always an odd fit amongst horror movies in that it was more erudite than the genre tends to produce. And what I mention in my reaction video, namely that I’m not entirely sure what this movie […]

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 […]

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 […]

Glass – Review

N. Night Shyamalan’s Glass isn’t a terrible movie, though it’s by no means what you’d call a ‘good’ one either. For a start, it’s boring, and I don’t mean in a 2001: A Space Odyssey or a Blade Runner kind of way–they at least rewards viewers for their patience–I mean in a slow, seemingly unending […]