Review: Gerald’s Game

As a service, Netflix is getting absurdly good. Gerald’s Game is terrifically unsettling. A married couple intent on rekindling their passion get an isolated seaside getaway together for a long weekend. Jessie, a supportive wife, discovers her husband Gerald has quite an excessive imagination for their new sexual exploration. But after she’s handcuffed to the…

Review: The Mummy (1932)

The Universal Monsters have been around a lot longer than Brendan Fraser. When British archaeologists uncover the tomb of Imhotep, a prince of ancient Egypt condemned to be buried alive, a curse is enacted and brings Imhotep back to life! Now stalking the world, the prince seeks to restore the life of his ancient beloved,…

Review: Alien – Covenant

Director Ridley Scott returns to the franchise he created, and boy howdy has he forgotten how to build suspense. The colony ship Covenant, housing over 2,000 people in suspended animation, experiences technical difficulties in its long voyage and at the same time, detects another habitable world and a strange signal originating from it. Looking at a…

Review: Prometheus

It isn’t often I re-review a film, but boy, is Prometheus a strange beast… Set in the not-too-distant future of 2094, a scientific research vessel explores a distant planet in the hopes of discovering the origins of the human race; a race of beings responsible for seeding life on Earth. But when they get there, they…

Review: The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Squeamish about surgery or morgues? Probably want to stay away from this devilishly detailed horror. When small town police find a house filled with murder victims and one strangely preserved corpse half buried in the basement, they have the mysterious body sent to the local morgue and crematorium. There, a father and son team of…

Review: The Void

I’ve seen some $#!t… When a police officer stumbles across a drug addict by the road and takes him to the nearby hospital, he quickly finds himself and a handful of others quickly under siege by mysterious hooded figures. But what’s worse is the strangers appear to be preventing them from escaping… as an inhuman terror…