Review – Unfriended: Dark Web

The original Unfriended was released over three years ago, in April of 2015, and instantly stood out as one of the more thoughtful - and thought-provoking - horror films in recent years.  A cautionary tale against cyber-bullying, the movie worked on multiple levels and had the added novelty of being presented exclusively through the perspective... Continue Reading →

Review – Upgrade

Upgrade is not only the sort of movie that virtually never comes to my town (I was shocked that it did . . . and on opening weekend, to boot!) but it's also the sort of film that I most love writing about and my audience tends to avoid reading about.  Folks, I, myself, had... Continue Reading →

Review – Get Out

It's always fun to see an established talent step out of their comfort zone.  That's exactly what Jordan Peele - most closely associated with the comedy duo of Key and Peele, along with Keegan Michael Key - has done with Get Out.  Stepping far away from his comedic safe zone, Peele takes the reigns as... Continue Reading →

50. The Purge: Election Year

I liked The Purge.  I absolutely loved The Purge: Anarchy.  Even though the creative team stayed in place, they were two wildly different experiences.  The former relied completely on its unique premise to get by.  Once the premise was in place, it played it safe with the narrative and didn't do anything that most people... Continue Reading →

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