The (Un)necessary Remake Dept – Tourist Trap

David Schmoeller’s 1979 movie Tourist Trap is a particularly effective horror movie–particularly due to the score by Charles Band, speaking of whom doesn’t get nearly enough credit for his composing, which here is at times playful, harrowing and cinematic–that unfortunately is showing its age. The movie revolves around a tourist attraction, Slaussens Lost Oasis, where Mr. Slaussen […]

Comforting Skin – Review

“”Comforting Skin” is a decent movie, yet why do I feel gyped?” Derek Franson‘s Comforting Skin is actually a pretty decent thriller, though its biggest problem is that it advertises itself as one thing, when in actuality it’s something else. If you look at the trailer, it feels to me like a horror movie in the vein of Psycho […]