Category Archives: Movie Reviews

“Doctor Sleep” – from great book to good(ish) film

“…and THEY’RE STARVING.” Story: Danny Torrence survived a hell of a lot when he was a kid. And yet here Dan is all grown up, falling into the same patterns his father did. But as he finally starts to pull … Continue reading

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Wayback Review: “The Haunted Mansion”

A little something for All Saints Day… Originally published in 2003 at The Green Man Review! Ghosts. You can’t live with ’em, you can’t just throw ’em out on the street. Jim and Sara Evers are husband and wife. They … Continue reading

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“Jojo Rabbit”

“Be the rabbit!” Story: Jojo Beltzler is ten years old, loves his mom, and has an imaginary best friend. Awwww, right? Well, his imaginary best friend is Adolph Hitler, and Jojo is a member of the Hitlerjugend. So…kinda not so … Continue reading

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#31in31 2019 – “Zombieland: Double Tap”

“Why not go big and go home?” Story: It’s been ten years, and our foursome has turned into a real family. With all the snarking, insecurities and plain-old butt-pain moments that entails. Good thing the zombies haven’t mutated, causing some … Continue reading

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#31in31 2019 – “Eerie”

“They’re afraid of me. Why aren’t you?” Story: A Catholic girls school with a tragic past. A new guidance counselor who is determined to help the children she sees. All of them. Even the dead ones. Scares: Plenty of chills. … Continue reading

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“Motherless Brooklyn” – normcore noir pulled off nicely

“D, you’re the tits!” Story: Lionel Essrog has one hell of a brain. His ability to remember things is practically photographic. But his Tourette syndrome makes connecting with others rough in 1950s NYC. So when his mentor and father-figure Frank … Continue reading

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#31in31 2019 – “RiffTrax: Gamera the Invincible”

“And also Batman!” Story: A little boy named Kenny Toshiro loves his little turtle. Then a big turtle comes to town. A really, really big turtle. And hey, that turtle brought the RiffTrax crew! Yay! Scares: It’s scary how much … Continue reading

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