Category Archives: Film

Review: Stranger Things (2016) – or – Uniquely familiar

Stranger Things review

Just about everything in film or television is trying to capture some sort of nostalgia that viewers have. Stranger Things may actually be the first series to manage to capture the feeling of those ’80s shows and movies, without actually Continue

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Review: Equals (2015) – or – Hidden feelings

Equals review

Romeo and Juliet may be the most adapted tale of forbidden love, but it has never been done as well as it is in Equals. Kristen Stewart and Nicholas Hoult deliver the best performances of their careers in this incredibly Continue

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Review: Scanners (1981) – or – I’ve got a pounding headache

Scanners review

Scanners may be best known for its exploding head sequence, but it’s also got plenty of other things going for it. There’s a fantastic performance from Michael Ironside, even more great effects beyond an exploding head, and a story that Continue

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Review: Ava’s Possessions (2015) – or – Satan’s 12 steps

Ava's Possessions review

I often wonder what happens after the credits roll on a film. The hero saved the day, but what becomes of those characters afterwards? Ava’s Possessions is exactly that film, except here we get to see how people deal with Continue

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Review: Prom Night III: The Last Kiss (1990) – or – I ate too much ice cream

Prom Night III: The Last Kiss review

Once again the world of Prom Night is changed up as Prom Night III: The Last Kiss brings the series into the world of horror comedy. The third film in the series, and the second following the character of Mary Continue

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Review: The Haunting of Julia (1977) – or – Rosemary needs an exorcist

The Haunting of Julia review

Looking like she stepped right out of Rosemary’s Baby, despite the fact that this film is almost 10 years older, Mia Farrow stars in The Haunting of Julia. While the film does feel a little bit like Rosemary’s Baby, with Continue

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Review: Dementia (2015) – or – Don’t forget the background checks

Dementia review

Thanks to an outstanding performance from Gene Jones (The Sacrament), Dementia ranks rather highly among films dealing with a confused reality, although it does have a few problems that keep it from being great. Jones stars as Vietnam war veteran Continue

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Review: Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II (1987) – or – Don’t play with fire, kids

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II review

Taking nothing but the name from the first film, Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II jacks up the violence and gore, throws in some strange elements of possession, and delivers a perfect ’80s horror film. Starring Lisa Schrage as Mary Continue

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Review: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) – or – I want my mommy

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice review

Honestly, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice didn’t get many people excited when it first came out. Talks of the extended cut started up, and people seemed to be interested in seeing how that turned out. Well the extended cut Continue

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Review: Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015) – or – Earn your badge

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse review

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse is the kind of film I would have loved as a young teen. Not quite cool enough to be noticed and not quite nerdy enough to get picked on all the time was a Continue

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