Sundance 2022: Master

★★★★ The second racially-charged Amazon Studios release at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, Master is potent, twisty psychological horror. Led by a terrific cast, including Regina Hall and Zoe Renee, this slick slow-burn builds up a tangible atmosphere of racism and intensity. The darkness of the film’s thematic thrust may make audience members uncomfortable. For … Continue reading Sundance 2022: Master

TV Review: Servant – Season 3

The first season of Servant was a masterfully executed curiosity unlike anything I have ever seen before. Hailing from divisive creator M. Night Shyamalan, the creepy horror drama was teeming with captivating mysteries, phenomenal acting performances, and gorgeously-photographed pretentious displays of food. Now three seasons deep, Servant continues to deliver the strange and unusual in … Continue reading TV Review: Servant – Season 3

Film Review: Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

★★★ The Hotel Transylvania films have been a staple of Sony Pictures Animation since the surprise box office breakout success of the 2012 original. Somehow, here we are almost exactly ten years later. Instead of a properly fitting October debut, the pandemic has essentially force-shuffled many movies around. Foregoing a traditional theatrical release, Hotel Transylvania: … Continue reading Film Review: Hotel Transylvania: Transformania

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