REview: Isolation (2005) | Present Shock

There are few things that bug me more than movies that open with ‘Based on a True Story’ because more often than not they’re based so loosely on anything resembling truth that it’s barely relevant – a market James Wan has cornered with The Conjuring and its sequels, which neglect to tell viewers that the […]

Final Destination 3 (2006) – Review – The Last Day of The Final Destination-A-Thon

Well, we’ve finally arrived at Final Destination 3, the followup to the superior Final Destination 2. It’s by no means terrible, just not particularly engaging. It’s well-acted and shot, and director James Wong (The X-Files, Final Destination) brings a workman-like persistence but little else. There’s some interesting set pieces–particular the train scene–but there’s just no […]

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 […]