REVIEW: US (2019)

“Be careful…” Us tells the story of the Wilson family, that while on vacation in Santa Cruz, are visited by a mysterious family who looks just like them. As the family fights to survive the night, the true story of these creepy figures slowly begins to unfold. Writer and director, Jordan Peele, stunned us in…

REVIEW: BIRD BOX (2018)

“Listen to me, we’re going on a trip now, it’s going to be rough. If you hear something in the woods, you tell me. If you hear something in the water, you tell me. But under no circumstances are you allowed to take off your blindfold.” Bird Box tells the story of Malorie, a pregnant…

REVIEW: A QUIET PLACE (2018)

“Who are we if we can’t protect them?” A Quiet Place tells the story of a family enduring the current dystopian world as creatures with supersonic hearing can hear even the smallest noise from far away. The movie, which stars Emily Blunt and John Krasinski as the parents of the two small children, must do…

REVIEW: IT (2017)

“Tasty, tasty, beautiful fear.” 27 years ago, IT was first brought to screens through a two-part miniseries on ABC. Though disturbing in its storytelling, the miniseries had too much theoretical red tape due to the fact that it was on a public television station. The first half of the miniseries was good, but the second…

BLU-RAY REVIEW: THE MUMMY RETURNS

**SPOILERS AHEAD** I’ve often talked about The Mummy on this site, because it was the movie that made me start loving movies. If I could guess, The Mummy has been mentioned in about two or three different articles. But as much as I talk about this entertaining film, I never talk about The Mummy Returns. This…

Do Horror Movies Stand the Test of Time?

In a recent viewing of Dracula (1931), I could tell how much our generation has changed in what we find scary. That is not surprising, seeing that production teams now have more tools to help them convey that emotion of fear to the audience. But in a movie that had scared its audience upon initial…

REVIEW: The Visit

The Visit takes place when a mother (Kathryn Hahn) let’s her two children (Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould) stay with their distant grandparents (Deanna Dunagan and Peter McRobbie) for a week. The young girl, Rebecca, an aspiring documentarian, decides to film the monumental trip on digital cameras. I am on the fence when it comes…