If pressed for time, TUCKER & DALE VS.
The best thing in HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS isn’t Hansel or Gretel or the witches—though they have their moments—but a character with the deceptively genteel name of Edward.
There's a weirdness to the circumstances of JUG FACE’s plot that doesn't quite take hold of the entire film.
History may be doomed to repeat itself, but does that mean we have to watch it over and over again? When there are Nazi zombies with doomsday devices, we just might be tempted.
You know the cinematic-rehash market is getting saturated when a movie called THE THING is advertised as coming “From the Producers of DAWN OF THE DEAD,” and both films in question are reduxes.
There are a number of moments in THE SKIN I LIVE IN, Pedro Almodóvar’s first thriller since 1986’s MATADOR, that express the playful side that has flowered in his films in the ensuing decades.
Out on DVD today from Dark Sky Films, THE LAST LOVECRAFT: RELIC OF CTHULHU, directed by Henry Saine, is yet another filmic portrayal of the late H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos.
There’s a marvelous scene about a half-hour into MAMA, which exemplifies what’s best about the film and also points up what it could use more of.
For a critic like me who is not only a serious lover of horror but of films in general, watching THE REVENANT is a genuine pleasure. Written and directed by PHANTASM sequel FX wizard D.