We knew the world would not be the same. A few people laughed, a few people cried, most people were silent. I remembered the line from the old Clone Wars, Grievous is trying to persuade Kenobi that he should do his duty and, to impress him, takes his multi-armed form and says, “Now I am … Continue reading The Rise of Skywalker: A Desperate Plea For Attention
Knives Out is a movie, and I saw it, and I recommend seeing it, I guess? Rian Johnson’s Whodunit murder mystery features an eccentric family and their fancy estate gained from the twisted murderous tales of Harlan Thrombey suddenly find themselves living in such a tale. A star-studded cast, a convoluted yet indulging mystery, and … Continue reading Twisting The Knife? Knives Out Review
The Villain of Frozen II After the great bamboozle that was Hans Christian Anderson being the villain of his own story, Frozen II figured there was only one twist that could top that…. there being no antagonist at all. The lurking evil wasn’t some mystical magical forest entity or some cosmic event. The real evil … Continue reading Frozen II: The Big Review (Part II)
Doctor Sleep, maybe more like Doctor puts me to Sleep; maybe more like Doctor I Can’t Sleep That Child Torture Scene is Pretty Intense. Doctor Sleep is the third Stephen King cocaine induced fever dream turned into a theatrical release this year and this one is very fascinating to me. I feel it is appropriate … Continue reading My ‘Doctor Sleep’ Drinking Games Will Kill You!
The only thing we have to fear is fear itself. But what exactly fosters fear? Unexplained creatures of the night, devious psychos lurking invading our quaint neighborhoods? What about ignorance, an ignorance that fosters paranoia? What if what we should fear is what we find in ourselves? Our own ineptitude, imperfections, and ill-conceived notions about … Continue reading Under the Silver Lake (Part 1)
Creepy-pastas, Reddit No sleeps, or internet horror stories have been a fun corner of the internet to explore. Horror is one of the genres that lends itself well to the short film format. There's less of a stress on character development and they can succeed more on concept or atmosphere. Horror often lends itself to … Continue reading CUT/SHORT: The Smiling Man
7/10 on IMDb, 91% on Rotten Tomatoes, and 3 out of 4 on Ebert…… and I hate it. The Cabin in the Woods is divisive and is either consider a clever game changer or as I would call it…. Crap. The Cabin in the Woods initially appears to be a standard affair: 5 troupes go … Continue reading I Hate ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ – 31 Spooks of October