Film Review: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

★★★★ As a longtime fan of the Resident Evil video games, I have been anxiously awaiting a proper live-action film that would capture the magic and terror of the series. Writer/director Paul W. S. Anderson gave it the old college try, directing four of the six previous installments and writing all. While those movies do … Continue reading Film Review: Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Film Review: A House on the Bayou

★★★★ Blumhouse horror is always reason enough for excitement; throw in an eerie Louisiana-setting and that is enough to warrant a must-watch in my book. Written and directed by Alex McAulay (2020’s excellent thriller, Don’t Tell a Soul), a pared-down story makes for an intimately-choreographed little horror flick. Just weird and mysterious enough to warrant … Continue reading Film Review: A House on the Bayou

Film Review: Black Friday

★★★★ Gnarly alien violence meets fast-paced zombie action in the new horror/comedy Black Friday, from producer Bruce Campbell. During an opening scene in which crazy customers bang on the window as if they are zombies, the obvious (but hilarious) commentary on capitalism is already present. Wearing Alien inspirations on its sleeve, a pulsating purple sack … Continue reading Film Review: Black Friday

Film Review: Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin

★ After an extended hiatus, the Paranormal Activity series has finally returned in the form of a Paramount Plus original film. Scripted by series mainstay Christopher Landon (Paranormal Activity 2, 3, 4, and The Marked Ones), the action shifts away from Toby, Micah, camera setups, and anxiety-inducing nights of pure fear. Instead, we follow Margot … Continue reading Film Review: Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin

Film Review: Last Night in Soho

★★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) Edgar Wright has developed a singular masterpiece with new horror-thriller, Last Night in Soho. I went in expecting a psychological mindfuck, but there is so much more to this fantastic film! There is mystery, strong undertones of feminism, an iconic 60s score, stunning cinematography, a surplus of metaphorical devices (particularly … Continue reading Film Review: Last Night in Soho