Postmortem: The Fog (2005)

As I have said time and again, I am not fond of remakes. More often than not they don’t add anything to the original–did we really need to know about Michael Myers difficult upbringing in Rob Zombie’s Halloween reboot?–or they add details that seemingly are there just to differentiate them from the original. The thing is, as […]

‘Leprechaun: Origins’ Trailer

Unlike this trailer, I am not sure that I would ever call the character from the Leprechaun movies ‘iconic.’   Sure, there were there were a few films based him, but he was never in the league of Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees or Michael Myers. Anyway, this version looks a bit more serious (and significantly less campy) than […]

‘Odd Thomas’ Review

“Stephen Sommers’ “Odd Thomas” Is An Interesting Diversion And Unfortunately Little Else.” I haven’t read any of ‘Odd Thomas’ books by Stephen Koontz, but I did enjoy that last movie based on one of his novels, Joe Chappelle’s 1998 movie, “Phantoms.”  The director handling Koontz’s work this time around is Stephen Sommers, and that may be what makes […]