All top ten lists are highly subjective, so let’s just be clear here: these are MY top 10 creature features, not the results of scientifically sound survey or research. Oh, and I limited my selection to ‘inhumanoid’ creatures, so humanoid monsters like Hannibal Lecter and Dracula are not in this list. Obviously, not everyone’s favorite [...]
Reviews of horror and sci-fi classics, and movies on video including DVD, Blu-ray, and yes, even the venerable VHS!
7 years ago, Tricia’s husband went missing. Now, she’s moved on, is pregnant, and her sister is back in town to help with the baby. And to help file the paperwork to receive the death certificate. That’s when Tricia starts seeing him again.
Back in the days before DVDs, and long before BluRay, there was the venerable VHS. And on September 1st, 1998, Anchor Bay released Halloween: 10-31-78 – The Limited Edition VHS Box Set, just in time for for the movie’s 20th anniversary. Niceties like deleted scenes and making-of featurettes were a rarity back then, due to [...]
The public will never let Joel Schumacher live down his Batman movies, but let’s not forget that before there were nipples on the Batsuit, there was The Lost Boys. I think it’s Schumacher’s taste that made this movie what it is: the essence of cool. It was one of the first movies to make vampires [...]
The fine line between what is human and what is animal is one of my favorite subjects, so I love H.G. Wells’ original story, and despite popular opinion, I really liked the 1997 film version, too. This version is less faithful than the ’97 one, but I do enjoy the fact that Dr. Moreau attempts [...]
Clint Eastwood plays a New Orleans detective teamed with a rape counselor played by Genevieve Bujold (Dead Ringers, Coma) to track a murderer whose spree starts hitting closer and closer to home. Eastwood’s performance is more grounded than his more famous ‘man with no name’ portrayals. I’m not saying he deserved an Oscar, but he [...]