The Final Girls (2015) review

If it seems like just the other day that I was complaining about watching too many post-modern tongue-in-cheek slasher comedies, well, it’s because I was. Here I am, reviewing another. It seems there’s water in the well yet, because The Final Girls was pretty great. Max’s (Taissa Farmiga) mom Amanda (Malin Akerman) was a fading… Read More

Crimson Peak (2015) Review

“It’s not a ghost story, it’s a story with ghosts in it.” In order to allow you to properly adjust your critic-perspective scales, let me start by saying that I love Guillermo Del Toro. Pan’s Labyrinth and The Devil’s Backbone are tremendous films, full of beauty, wonder, horror, and that great film intangible – depth.… Read More

Scary Little Fuckers: A Christmas Movie (2015) Review

What happens if you throw in a cup of Gremlins, a cup of Critters, and a liberal pinch of Troma-style raunchy humor into a sitcom length short film?  You wind up with ‘Scary Little Fuckers: A Christmas Movie.’  It’s Christmas Eve and an inebriated father just wants to make amends with his fifteen year old… Read More