It – Teaser Trailer and Trailer 1

As far as I’m concerned–at least initially–the best horror is in the sizzle, not the steak. Keep in mind that in Steven Spielberg’s Jaws for a good portion of the movie you never see the shark at all (for the most part a fortuitous accident.  The mechanical shark, known affectionately as Bruce, more often than […]

The Shallows – Trailer 1 & 2

  Sometimes I find myself sympathizing with sharks. Imagine that one day you’re swimming about, doing whatever it is that you do–which for a shark consists primarily of swimming, eating and every once in awhile mating–when an unknown animal suddenly starts making a ruckus nearby. You have very keen eyesight and can smell blood in the […]

Spring – Review

“Be careful who you love, because Spring is coming and it’s a monster.” Some critics has described Spring as ‘Lovecraftian,’–which is what drew me to it in the first place–and while a very good movie, Lovecraftian it’s not.  For it to be so would imply that it was based on, or somehow similar or related to, the […]

‘Godzilla’ Review

Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla Isn’t The Same Monster Many Of Us Grew Up Watching, Which Sometimes Isn’t A Good Thing In The Beginning… I remember when I was growing that I spent many Saturday afternoons in front of a television, watching monsters like Gamera, Mothra and Godzilla.  They tended to have come into being due to the hubris of Man, as […]