In a sea of IP-mined films and television shows, it is refreshing to have original content at our disposal. You might argue that every piece of content is original. It does take creative people to take an outline, expand it
Stephen King’s original novel “Firestarter” was a rich story full of interesting characters and nail-biting terror and suspense. The same cannot be said about 2022’s updated “Firestarter”, a film that completely drains the life out of the author’s unique work.
Writer-director Ti West’s “X” is his best film since the excellent 2009 throwback Satanic cult horror, “House of the Devil”. From his very first feature length film (2005’s “The Roost”), West has proven himself a student of 1970’s genre filmmaking
It would be safe to say that practically no one thinks “Horror films” when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. As a lifelong connoisseur of the genre, this critic most certainly does. Over the years, there have been many
Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is widely (and rightfully) considered one of the finest and most effective Horror films ever made. David Blue Garcia’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” will never reach those accolade heights. This past January’s “Scream”
Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Master” The past and present haunt the campuses of Anacaster, a fictional prestigious college in Mariama Diallo’s debut feature “Master”, an exciting and completely unique project. An excellent Regina Hall (one of cinema’s most undervalued acting treasures)
Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s “Scream” is not very inventive with its title but on purpose. As is the new way of Hollywood to keep fans interested after a franchise’s decade or so break, a return to a film
Since the days of Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert, I have been making “Top Ten” lists of my favorite films from each year. I used to love reading their “Best of the year” articles in their respective home-based newspapers and
With an originality that was absent for a few years, Horror films thrived with creativity in 2021. Anthony names his 10 best of the year.