Background The Cloverfield Paradox is the third installment of a franchise that barely deserves any recognition. The Cloverfield franchise is rather a trilogy of marketing campaigns. The first being this mysterious found footage trailer that garnered a lot of speculation that heightened the films popularity. Then you have a marketing campaign in 10 Cloverfield Lane … Continue reading The Cloverfield Paradox: It Sucks
When I first posed the question, I never meant for it to be rhetorical. While the current state of the genre is dreary, I’m not really here to answer that question for you, instead I’d rather lay out what’s coming out and give some thoughtful input to allow you to determine where you see the … Continue reading Is Horror Dead? – Part 3 (Unsane)
Hello and welcome to part 2, or as I like to call it the drop in views because Donald Trump isn't in the thumbnail. bummer. If you haven't read part one was on the new Purge teaser trailer. Continuing into our investigation of the dying heartbeat of the horror genre. This time the completely necessary … Continue reading Is Horror Dead? – Part 2 (The Strangers: Prey at Night)
Chances are if you’ve seen a horror movie recently it was utterly horror-ible. What once was a genre of experimentation and resourcefulness is now an embarrassing label to give lazy and uninspired garbage. Pushing the envelope of crafting grotesque special effects or bizarre unsettling alterations to the film media has swiftly been replaced with obnoxiously … Continue reading Is Horror Dead? – Part 1 (The 1st Purge)
"When I go to Indian reservations in the West, and especially to the Pine Ridge Reservation, I sometimes feel unsure where to put my foot when I open the car door. The very ground is different from where I usually stand. There are fewer curbs, fewer sidewalks, and almost no street signs, mailboxes, or leashed … Continue reading Should ‘Wind River’ Have Received an Oscar Nomination? (Review)
It’s that time of year again. The Oscars! The talk around the prestigious March 4 Academy Award show is now in full effect. The nominees have just been released and as always there are a couple of surprises. I’m assuming everyone else is going to cover the snubs and surprises and since I really haven’t … Continue reading These Shorts are Amazing! Know Your Nominee: Best Animated Short Film (2018)
I'm at a loss for words. I don't really want to spend much time on this movie which I think is extremely justified because I don't this movie spent much time on this movie. You know how they say like Tommy Wiseau's The Room is the best worst movie ever because it's just so damn … Continue reading Just Plain Bad. ‘The Open House’ (2018) Movie (if you can Call it That) Review.