TV Review: Resident Evil

Depending on one’s familiarity with the Resident Evil franchise—which now includes bestselling games across countless systems and nearly a dozen films both animated and live action—the mere announcement of a Netflix series based on the brand could be cause for both celebration and confusion. Where would this newest iteration fit within the framework of the … Continue reading TV Review: Resident Evil

Film Review: Spiderhead

★★★★ From writers Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese (Deadpool, Zombieland) and director Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy, Top Gun: Maverick) comes sci-fi thriller Spiderhead. The film is an irresistible treat that plays up its pulpy mystery and psychological thriller elements; by the time Spiderhead starts up the 80s needle drops, I was in love. Miles Teller … Continue reading Film Review: Spiderhead

Film Review: Jurassic World: Dominion

★★★★ Jurassic World: Dominion is the series cranked up to full Resident Evil mode—post-apocalypse, dark secret laboratories, mutant monsters, and all. If Dominion lacks the dino-crunching bite and ferocious horror of previous entries, it makes up for it with propulsive action and a tidy bow of closure for our central characters. Ultimately, this is a … Continue reading Film Review: Jurassic World: Dominion

TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

I remain in awe of the massive, ever-growing fanbase for Netflix’s Stranger Things—from a sleeper hit in 2016 to emerging as one of the streamer’s finest offerings, this a horror/sci-fi success story unlike any other. The third season was my favorite so far, evolving into a campier, large-scale 80s horror extravaganza. Thanks to the worldwide … Continue reading TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

It's crazy to think just how big a juggernaut that Netflix's excellent horror series, Stranger Things, has become. I remember shortly after the first season debuted, when it was so new and beloved that they were yet to even produce merchandise. I ordered a custom-made Stranger Things tee online at the time and wore it … Continue reading Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

SIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

Another year of the Seattle International Film Festival has come to a close, and thankfully, our strictly virtual options this year were plentiful. Check out our full coverage on 2022's iteration of the festival, after the jump. A LOVE SONG This new romance drama depicting a beautiful night spent between two people out on a … Continue reading SIFF 2022 Wrap-Up