Author Archives: Denise

About Denise

Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “Summer of Soul”!

Ready to see that kickass Harlem Cultural Festival documentary by Questlove? I’ve been stoked about this ever since he mentioned it during the Oscars… You too? Synopsis! In his acclaimed debut as a filmmaker, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson presents a powerful … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania”!

Okay, this came out weeks ago… But I just saw it on YouTube, so it’s new to me. And since I adore this franchise, I’m posting it, dammit. Synopsis! Drac and the pack are back, like you’ve never seen them … Continue reading

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PVOD pass giveaway – “Spiral: From the Book of Saw”!

Not ready to hit the theaters yet? Honey, I feel you. Or, did you catch Spiral in theaters and want to watch it again at home? I got all y’all. Because I’ve got passes for the Premium Video On Demand … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “Mandy”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “You ripped my shiiirt! You ripped my shiiirt!” Genre: Wild-ass Lovecraft-Meets-Jason Voorhees Cult Craziness With A Revenge Twist (got all that?) Year Released: 2018Pedigree: Horrorhound Elijah … Continue reading

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Virtual screening – “The Tomorrow War”!

Seen the trailer for the upcoming Amazon scifi film The Tomorrow War? Intrigued? Me too! And I’ve got passes to see it early, because I care y’all. Synopsis! In The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – M. Night gets “Old”

“Dad, why are you looking at me like that?” Man, I remember being a kid. Loving the beach, really wanting to be a grownup… But in M. Night Shyamalan’s newest joint, running through your years (all of them) in a … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – Marvel Studios’ “Eternals”

“Throughout the years we have never interfered. Until now.” I’ve been looking forward to this film ever since they announced it. Why? Because I don’t know anything about these characters, but they sound intriguing AF. Plus, Gemma Chan is freaking … Continue reading

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Elsewhere Reviews – Lily’s Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups – 70% Cocoa

Originally published on Green Man Review! I’m iffy on Stevia. On the one hand, it’s a plant-based sweetener that’s super low calorie, so it’s a great swap for the chemical packets I typically put in my latte. On the other … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “What Lies Below”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “Holy crap.” [Both a line of dialogue and my constant thought while watching this…movie.] Genre: WTF Lovecraftian Wannabes Year Released: 2020Pedigree: Where I Watched:  Netflix Synopsis: … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard”

“I believe it’s pronounced ‘Thank You’.” The combination of Ryan Reynolds and THE Samuel L. Jackson was *chef’s kiss* in The Hot Bodyguard. Salma Hayek’s Sonia got a wee bit of screen time in the original, but she was so … Continue reading

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