Here's a first for me: I bought a ticket to see Geostorm and, due to screening room signs being renovated and being pointed in the wrong direction, I walked into the theater showing Tyler Perry's Boo 2! A Madea Halloween instead. Both films started at the same time and, since this was opening night, I found myself in a packed house. I've never walked into the wrong movie … [Read more...] about TYLER PERRY’S BOO 2! A MADEA HALLOWEEN New Movie Review
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How's this for a Christmas miracle? Writer/director Michael Dougherty has his second holiday-themed movie, Krampus, being released by a major studio, in a timely fashion. Dougherty became a fan favorite when his 2007 directorial debut, the horror anthology Trick r' Treat, was shelved until 2009. While the film was a mixed bag (even Creepshow 2 makes more of a lasting impact as … [Read more...] about KRAMPUS New Movie Review
Late into Crimson Peak, Guillermo Del Toro's elaborate haunted house thriller, it occurred to me that the ghosts don't have enough to do. In fact, they barely register and seem like the eighth or ninth most important thing in the story. This is both a compliment and everything wrong with the movie, which Del Toro and co-screenwriter Matthew Robbins have overwritten. At two … [Read more...] about CRIMSON PEAK New Movie Review
My introduction to the Insidious films began at the Mesa Drive-In movie theater. Yes, there are still drive-in movie theaters across America and I was fortunate enough to catch one of the defining horror films of this generation while sitting in my Saturn. I was living in Colorado at the time and attended the opening night premiere of Scream 4, which shared the double feature … [Read more...] about INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3 New Movie Review