Squid Game (2021)—Review

The show that has taken the entire world by storm this year has been the South Korean dystopian drama, Squid Game (2021), and its popularity is not misplaced. From Battle Royale (2000) to The Hunger Games (2012), for a while, audiences loved the dystopian, battle-to-the-death storyline, and Squid Game is certainly capitalizing on that and …

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The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (2021)—Review

The Conjuring franchise is one of the best horror franchises being produced right now. The Conjuring (2013), The Conjuring 2 (2016), Annabelle Creation (2017), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019) are all fantastic that have cemented their place as some of the best franchise-horror films ever made. Up until this year, the only times this franchise …

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Alice in Borderland (2020) Season 1—Review

One of the last big outputs of 2020 content from Netflix came in the form of several foreign television shows in December. One of the ones I sat down to watch was an adaptation of a popular Japanese suspense manga, Alice in Borderland (Imawa no Kuni no Arisu, original Japanese name) and it was quite …

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Antebellum—There’s a Reason This Scrapped Its Theatrical Run

Whenever I see "From the Producers of Get Out", I immediately get excited. Jordan Peele's team behind Get Out and Us did a phenomenal job with both of those films with their intersection of horror and race issues in America. So when those words came across my computer screen when I originally watched the trailer …

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The Haunting of Bly Manor—A Great New Entry in the Budding Anthology Franchise

One of the highlights for the horror genre in the past couple of years was the Netflix original The Haunting of Hill House—loosely based on the book of the same name by Shirley Jackson. It was a show that was a hit with audiences and critics alike and left everyone clamoring for more Netflix original …

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The Invisible Man: A Modern Rework of a Classic Monster That Needs to Be Seen

Back in 2016, Universal was hard at work creating their own Marvel-esque universe with their classic monsters which was set to debut with Tom Cruise’s The Mummy (2017). However, with The Mummy’s release came great critical and financial failure, and with that the scrapping of future films in that universe. One of those films was …

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The Rhythm Section: A Film That Couldn’t Decide What Tempo to Follow

When you hear that the producers of the Bond films are adapting a well-regarded, female-led spy novel series for the big screen with none other than Blake Lively tapped to star, one can’t help but to get excited. Unfortunately, The Rhythm Section falls on the offbeat too many times and manages to disappoint audiences despite …

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