Retro Review: ‘Messiah of Evil’

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One of my favorite things is following movie recommendations from other people. Not only does it give a cool perspective into what they like but it also helps me to discover new movies,… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Gene Hackman

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Acting is a business few people truly retire from, most just take on fewer and fewer roles until they die. But Gene Hackman is one of those rare cases where he has seemingly… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Shadow’

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Following the success of the Batman films, Hollywood rushed to try and capitalize on the next superhero franchise to mixed results. Cinemas saw the likes of : The Mask, Tank Girl, Teenage Mutant… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Candyman’ (2021)

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Director: Nia DaCosta Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Tony Todd, Vanessa Estelle Williams Plot: Chicago artist Anthony McCoy learns the story of Candyman, an urban legend linked to… Continue reading

Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers Movies

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In 1933, RKO paired two supporting actors in the film Flying Down to Rio in a dance scene for the musical number “Carioca”. The end result was a scene completely stolen by two… Continue reading

The Weird Way Disneyworld Exists in the MCU

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Does Disneyworld exist in the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Does it matter? Ok, no. But the interesting part of this story isn’t in the idea that Disneyworld exists in the MCU,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Humanoids From the Deep’

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Following the success of Jaws a number of filmmakers leapt at the chance to make their own version of an aquatic-based horror flick. Of course, B-movie maestro and Hollywood icon Roger Corman was… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Ghost Story’

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In 1979, author Peter Straub’s breakout hit Ghost Story landed on the bookshelves becoming one of driving forces of the renaissance in horror fiction at the time. Regarded as one of the scariest… Continue reading

Final Girls vs Final Girl Support Group

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In the past few years, one of my favorite horror archetypes has seemingly taken on a new prominence in pop culture, the final girl. The one girl of the group who recognizes the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Night House’

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Director: David Bruckner Cast: Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Stacy Martin, Evan Jonigkeit, Vondie Curtis-Hall Plot: Beth is forced to process the loss of her husband following an unexpected suicide, only be to be… Continue reading