Netflix Has the 1998 Lost in Space Movie. I Should Finally Watch That. [Comes Back 2 Hours Later.] That Was a Huge Mistake.
With the internet going crazy over Netflix’s new Lost in Space series, I thought it would be a good idea to look back at the 1998 movie. Sigh. I was wrong. I was so wrong. […]
No one understands the cynical, selfish drives of the political leaders who represent us better that Armando Ianucci. Best known for the series The Thick of It and Veep, he presents a political maelstrom of […]
Blockers is the type of movie we’re talking about when we say gender parity in Hollywood will lead to better, more interesting stories. A female director managed to come along and revive the teen sex […]
It’s no longer novel to regurgitate the national tragedy and iconography of 9/11 back at us in genre films. In fact, it’s become a cliche, which is why it doesn’t happen quite as often anymore. […]
When Hellraiser came out in 1987, it drove a white hot nail through the head of the horror genre, pushing against the prevailing winds of the slashers and producing something far classier, imaginative, and mortifying. […]
Netflix Review: Red Lights Has a Truly Memorable Ending. Too Bad the Rest of the Film is So Forgettable.
Red Lights is a 2012 Spanish-America supernatural thriller starring Cillian Murphy, Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, and a Martha Marcy May Marlene-era Elizabeth Olsen, but you’ve probably never heard of it before. It only ever […]
A Quiet Place is a film whose idea has always been there, just waiting to be realized. An almost entirely silent horror movie where anything above a whisper spells certain doom? Of course! Why hadn’t […]
In this current run of middling-to-terrible Netflix’s original sci-fi movies, Orbiter 9 at least gets the prize for taking some of the biggest swings. At the 20-minute mark, the entire premise is thrown out the […]
After three films of diminishing creative and financial returns and a climactic battle that mostly entailed Sam Neill shouting “Nazarene” right before being bested by a “gotcha!” stab in the back, The Omen franchise seemed […]
Once a minor genre meant for just B-movie fans and drive-in devotees, horror expanded and thrived in the seventies. Suddenly, and in stark contrast to the more monolithic nature of the slasher-dominated 80s, the seventies […]