TV Review: Manifest – Season 4, Part 1

After what seems a laboriously long wait between seasons, sci-fi mystery/drama series Manifest returns at long last for the first stretch of its final season! Miraculously revived by Netflix in the aftermath of being cancelled at NBC after three seasons, I have to say that it was certainly well worth the wait. We follow the … Continue reading TV Review: Manifest – Season 4, Part 1

Film Review: The Munsters

★★★★ Rob Zombie’s long-anticipated love letter to the classic 60s series The Munsters has finally arrived in all its slapstick glory! I am happy to report that devotees of old-school humor and Zombie’s filmmaking in general will have a blast with this colorful ode to the horror/comedy shows of yesteryear. Clearly, Zombie is a huge … Continue reading Film Review: The Munsters

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