Stop With The Drones Already!

One of the things I look for in movies, be they horror or otherwise, is a ‘cinematic’ look, which I often have difficulty describing though what I mean is a movie that looks like a movie. Which sounds fairly obvious, but bear with me. I mean there’s some actual cinematography going on, as in the […]

Kubrick Approved!

Remember that awesome Barbie teaser trailer (which, I’ve done a reaction to, right here)? Well, apparently Stanley Kubrick – or more accurately his estate, since he died in 1999 – feels the same! Though to be honest Kubrick were alive today I get the feeling that he probably wouldn’t? After all, it’s not as if […]

REview: Suspiria (2018)

Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Dario Argento’s 1977 giallo Suspiria is a movie that can’t be accused of copying the original, because it’s way too ambitious for that. And the problem–you know it was coming–is that the original movie was relatively simple: namely a horror movie that revolved around a dance academy. Guadagnino doesn’t neglect that […]

Blade Runner 2049 – Trailer 2

The latest trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049–a pretty terrible title, by the way–a few hours ago and so far reminds me less of Ridley Scott’s original and more than Peter Hyams’ 2010 in that it appears to take the most important elements of the original (Harrison Ford, replicants, a neon-bright skyscraper, a whiff […]