The Invitation. (2022) Quick Review.

A struggling thirtysomething New Yorker. ( Natalie Emmanuel) discovers she has a connection to a prestigious English bloodline and goes over for one of her new family’s weddings In this pathetically low-effort slice of Gothic horror. This viewer wanted to write this review because here we have a prime example of a film that mayContinue reading “The Invitation. (2022) Quick Review.”

Resident Evil(Netflix Live Action ) Review. (Mild Spoilers.)

When one has no attachment to the source material and has not seen any other incarnation of it across various media how do you treat something from a reputable franchise becoming the new internet punching bag? This sort of thing where every critic is in a rare to the bottom in an attempt to comeContinue reading “Resident Evil(Netflix Live Action ) Review. (Mild Spoilers.)”

Stranger Things. Season 4. Volume 2. Running Up That Endgame Hill. (FULL SPOILERS)

Spoiler warning. Given a large amount of this piece relates to the ending and set-up for the final season this should go without saying The best course of action if readers have not seen the final two episodes to turn away now. Otherwise, you could fall under Vecnas curse.Let’s get this over with. Having alreadyContinue reading “Stranger Things. Season 4. Volume 2. Running Up That Endgame Hill. (FULL SPOILERS)”

Projects Like “Men” Bring With Them The Worst Type of Online Film Discourse

Alex Garland at his best is one of the most engaging and propulsive genre screenwriters out there. His ability to combine this with enough metaphorical and interpretive elements to please the analysis over emotional response viewer might be his secret weapon. His slightly ponderous FX mini-series Devs was something of a step back. On paper,Continue reading “Projects Like “Men” Bring With Them The Worst Type of Online Film Discourse”

Stranger Things 4. Volume 1 Blockbuster Entertainment at it’s Most Bombastic and Ambitious (Review) Suggestive Spoilers

 Note. Suggestive spoilers ahead. It’s probably best to come back to this review  after finishing the seven episodes that make  up this release.  Just after the midpoint within the return of the one Netflix show remaining that has not been prematurely cancelled after two/ three seasons there is what has to be the TV momentContinue reading “Stranger Things 4. Volume 1 Blockbuster Entertainment at it’s Most Bombastic and Ambitious (Review) Suggestive Spoilers”

Firestarter (2022) Quick Review.

For every classic film adaptation, Stephen King has he will also let his stories be made or remade by pretty much everyone. As an example here, a terrible Blumhouse produced a remake of one of his early efforts. Ryan Kiera Armstrong plays the role that was originally taken by Drew Barrymore in the mid-80s, asContinue reading “Firestarter (2022) Quick Review.”

Umma. Quick Review.

Sandra Oh deals with the interpersonal conflict of raising her teenage daughter off the grid and a selection of her repressed family trauma in this bilingual mainstream supernatural horror. Much as this writer is up for seeing anything theatrically, the signs as to the film’s potential quality were not good, Despite a Sam Raimi productionContinue reading “Umma. Quick Review.”

The Night House. Quick Review.

In terms of recent horror releases NiaDaCostas spiritual Candyman sequel is the film that has got all the buzz and platforms as of recently This watcher wanted to flag up a better film that is not getting the platform it deserves. The Night House is a slice of modern supernatural horror starring Rebecca Hall. SheContinue reading “The Night House. Quick Review.”

If You Enjoyed Love and Monsters Check Out The Co Screenwriter And Story Developers Directorial Pandemic Release Spontaneous

Here is another case of a US pandemic VOD release eventually finding a home on a UK streaming service. In this case Netflix UK. The film itself sees Dylan O’Brien and his dog travelling across a post-apocalyptic Earth to find his girlfriend (Jessica Henwick.) Along the way, they encounter some original monster mythology and expensiveContinue reading “If You Enjoyed Love and Monsters Check Out The Co Screenwriter And Story Developers Directorial Pandemic Release Spontaneous”

Willy’s Wonderland. Review.

Let’s open up this review with a hypothetical. You are a filmmaker. You managed to produce a fully funded debut feature with a bankable star. Caveat. The premise is entirely meme-worthy and could be seen by Internet culture as nothing more than a joke. What do you do? This critic imagines that at some pointContinue reading “Willy’s Wonderland. Review.”