Postmortem: The Thing (2011)

With John Carpenter’s 1982 movie The Thing–based on Christian Nyby’s 1951 movie The Thing From Another World and the original John Campbell short novel, Who Goes There?–we got to see a director at the peak of his powers.

‘Sharknado’ Review

“If you go into a movie called “Sharknado” – as I did – expecting anything more than schlock with mediocre CGI, be prepared for some seriously dashed hopes.” I recall writing a few days ago that the movie “Zombie Massacre” was pretty bad, but a least you could tell that the filmmakers loved the subject […]

‘Djinn’ Trailer

Tobe Hooper is back with “Djinn,” and while he is a talented director, he’s also somewhat erratic in terms of the quality of his output. There’s a lot of debate over whether he directed “Poltergeist,” which looks like a typical Steven Spielberg film (other than the subject matter), though that could be due to the […]