It would feel cliche to say that “they don’t make them like this anymore” but watching Knives Out, it becomes clear why the cliche exist. Aside from perhaps Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express, which itself is around the … Continue reading Knives Out (2019) Review
Halloween takes a bold but successful move. For a well established and beloved franchise, it is a brave move to undo and wipe-away all of the movies that followed the 1978 original and treat this film as the only true sequel. … Continue reading Horror Month: Halloween (2018) Review
There is a great idea at the centre of Halloween II that doesn’t quite work. Unlike many other sequels, especially ones with a gap as large between movies as this one, Halloween begins almost immediately after the last film. The Halloween … Continue reading Horror Month: Halloween II (1981) Review
There is a reason that Halloween is such an iconic horror movie. The moment that theme starts, before any actual images appear on-screen, the chills begin to creep-up your spine. It sets the tone for the cold, unique opening as we … Continue reading Horror Month: Halloween (1978) Review
It has been a staple of the horror genre for so long that it is difficult to remember a time when the Slasher movie didn’t exist. The simple premise of a supernatural or just plain crazy person stalking and killing a … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Did we miss the death of the Slasher movie?
There is little to dislike about My Girl. It has a charming cast, a decent story at it’s core and a likable, if somewhat annoying, main character. As a coming of age story, there is little that My Girl does … Continue reading My Girl (1991) Review