A House of Many Red Doors

For me the sign of really transcendent fiction–be it a movie, novel or whatever–is when it can not only weather different interpretations, but thrive as a result of them. Which is exactly how I feel about Netflix’s The Haunting Of Hill House. I have already done a review which covered how impressed I was by […]

The Umbrella Academy – Teaser Trailer

When Raleigh Beckett said in 2013’s Pacific Rim that ‘…in order to fight monsters we had to create monsters of our own,’ he wasn’t talking about the current streaming environment but he might as well have been because when Disney launches Disney+–their competing, terribly-named streaming service–they intend to pull all their content from Netflix. Which […]

Johannes Roberts Is The Resident (Evil)

The first movie I saw from Johannes Roberts was the sci-fi/horror movie Storage 24, which I enjoyed.   It had elements of horror and comedy and for the most part really worked though what I liked most was the alien, which was entirely practical and acted by a man on stilts of some sort.  It was […]

A Mysterio(us) Missive

See what I did there? With the trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home premiering-if the scuttlebut on the Interwebs is at all accurate–sometime this week it’s worth a look at one of Spider-man’s greatest enemies. Mysterio! To be fair that’s just my feeling about the character because his awesomeness will vary based upon the artist […]

Too Much Of A Good Thing

Take this with a shaker of salt, but according to Josh Wilding at Comicbookmovie, part of the reason Netflix has cancelled Iron Fist, Luke Cage and Daredevil has less to do with ratings than it does with the fact that Netflix wanted to decrease the length of a season. And while that doesn’t quite seem […]