Slender Man – Review

If you were to make your moviegoing decisions based upon reviews you’d likely haven’t seen Sylvain White’s Slender Man. And that’s okay because it’s not a terribly good movie. The antagonist–Slender Man itself (a character Angus Scrimm did much better in the Phantasm movies pre-Internet meme) is a cypher in that you have no idea […]

Poltergeist (2015) – Trailer 1

Speak of the Devil, and he’ll come (or something to that effect) because the new Poltergeist trailer has dropped, and it’s a whole bunch of “Meh.” There’s a workman-like sheen to things, which may owe more to Paranormal Activity than the original movie, but if the trailer has shown me anything, it’s how unnecessary a remake it is. […]

‘Wishmaster’ and ‘Wishmaster 2’

As I repeat often enough, remakes are evil (except when they’re not).  Recently I watched “Wishmaster” and “Wishmaster 2” on Netflix, and got to thinking… I decided to deal with both movies at the same time because, despite one being a sequel, they’re essentially the same film.  Sure, you have differences in casting and the […]

‘John Dies At The End’ Review

“Here’s to all the kisses I snatched, and vice versa.” —Fred Chu Think about it for a moment, you’ll get it. One of Marvel Studios’ Phase Two projects is a feature film version of Doctor Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts. I still think that Ioan Gruffudd should play Strange, though who should direct?  On […]

“The Tall Man” Trailer

There are some photos from Guillermo Del Toro’s “Pacific Rim” over at Superherohype, though they don’t show anything of any real interest–by which I mean giant robots–so I am not too interested. So, until something worthwhile from the ‘Rim’ pops up, here’s the trailer for Pascal Laugier‘s (He also did “Martyrs,” which I haven’t seen) […]