Tag: horror

As Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO Turns 60, A Look Into the Infamous Shower Scene

Posted: June 16, 2020 at 4:26 pm   /   Film

“Oh no, don’t go in that house!” “Watch out! He’s right behind you.” Some of the most memorable movies of all time are horror films, of which, some of the best and most revolutionary were made in the 1930s and 40s by the original production house of horror Universal Studios. The early horror films set […]

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JURASSIC PARK Turns 27, A Look Back at the Film and Its Horror Roots

Posted: June 11, 2020 at 6:31 pm   /   Film

“Welcome to Jurassic Park.” In recognition of Jurassic Park Day, I want to revisit the iconic film and explore its horror roots! Dr. Alan Grant states at the beginning of the film, “raptors have far more in common with present-day birds than they do with reptiles.” Borrowing from Dr. Grant, the original Jurassic Park has […]

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Movie Review: THE TURNING Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Floria Sigismondi, a seasoned music video director, helmed the latest take on the classic novella by Henry James (The Turning of the Screw) with this weekend’s release of The Turning. The film, which suggests it’s the year 1994 with a news report on the death of Curt Cobain (among other things, such as a landline […]

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Movie Review: UNDERWATER Starring Kristen Stewart

Posted: January 10, 2020 at 10:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Underwater, the latest film from William Eubank, hit theatres this weekend. The film is a sci-fi flick starring Kristen Stewart as Norah, the main character, surrounded by a supporting cast of T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., and Mamoundou Athie. Stewart and company are part of an aquatic research team, working in […]

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Movie Review: THE GRUDGE Starring Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, David Lawrence Brown

Posted: January 3, 2020 at 6:04 pm   /   Movie Reviews

As the year 2020 revs up for an entire new slate of cinematic releases, the first weekend of the new decade seems to be off to a dismal start, with the release of Nicolas Pesce’s newest installment of The Grudge. Existing not as a remake, but a hybrid of a reboot/sequel, the film follows an […]

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Movie Review: ’47 Meters Down: Uncaged’

Posted: August 16, 2019 at 12:15 pm   /   Movie Reviews

It seems that at least once or twice a year, the distribution of a shark movie with a theatrical run meets the needs of the masses to see their share of carnage (tiding them over until the next film of course,) and this year’s installment meant to fulfill that need was Johannes Roberts’ “47 Meters […]

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Movie Review: ‘Brightburn’ Starring Elizabeth Banks, David Denman, Jackson A. Dunn

Posted: May 25, 2019 at 11:20 pm   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

What if Superman were evil? What if there was no hero to stop the villain? Sounds like a dark thought to me. Well, that’s exactly what Brightburn – the new film from writers Brian and Mark Gunn – is all about. If the Gunn name makes you think of James, don’t worry – he’s the […]

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Review: ‘The Intruder’ Starring Meagan Good, Michael Ealy, Dennis Quaid

Posted: May 3, 2019 at 7:05 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Intruder is the kind of movie that I went into with little to no expectations, yet it still delivers even less. It’s this year’s Breaking In (review), in which we get a cookie-cutter home-invasion movie that serves us nothing more than cheap tricks. The plot is simple. Scott (Michael Ealy) is a young and […]

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Movie Review: ‘Greta’ Starring Isabelle Huppert, Chloë Grace Moretz, Maika Monroe

Posted: March 1, 2019 at 10:13 am   /   Movie Reviews

For the first time in quite a while, I went to a see movie without knowing much of anything about it – that movie being Greta. I knew it starred Chloe Grace Moretz, whom I’ve been fond of since her breakout roles in 500 Days of Summer and more notably, Kick-Ass, and that the film […]

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Interview: ‘Evil Dead The Musical’ Creator Christopher Bond Talks Bringing Ash to St. Louis (Oct. 12-22)

Posted: October 9, 2017 at 5:16 pm   /   Interviews, Local, St. Louis Events

Written and directed by Sam Raimi, Evil Dead (1981) is one of the most beloved cult classics of all time. Starring Bruce Campbell as Ash, the film spawned two sequels (Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn, Army of Darkness), a reboot in  2013, and a television show on Starz which is about to start its third […]

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