Tripping Through Gateways

Burt Gummer is back in the desolate town of Perfection. He is having tax problems, so when he is contacted by the daughter of Val and Rhonda (Kevin Bacon and Finn...

Often, film makers like to look at the giant epic excitement of alien and monster invasions.  It is the spectacle, and does not let up. But every now and then, you...

Spielberg’s Jaws begot Joe Dante’s Piranha which begot more man eating fish movies.  One of the most fun of these films was the 1999 smart sharks thriller Deep Blue Sea.  A...

  Back in 2006, Adam Green made a splash within the horror genre with a throwback to 80’s slasher films called Hatchet.  The story of a group of folks on a...

In a lot of ways, Cell is an update of George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead.  King has replaced the mall full of zombies as the representation of mindless consumption with...

Here is my top ten… top eleven… top twelve … wait… top THIRTEEN… no, no…Top FOURTEEN films of 2017. Before anyone asks?  I have not seen Ladybird, Blade Runner 2049, Call Me By...

James Wan has seen himself become increasingly in demand.  His regular collaborator is Leigh Whannell (who plays Specs in the series).  Whannell is the writer behind Wan’s Saw and the previous...

In the first film, it was established that part of what made young Dalton such an easy target was that his father had a similar experience with the same spirit as...

Director James Wan made his name in horror with Saw, which launched a thousand torture themed horror films, though often made by less skilled people.  But in 2009, Wan found himself...

Trying to cope with the suicide of her mother, Clare and her father are just getting by.  Clare has few friends and is bullied in school.  Her father gives her an...