What is it that we want from a horror film? To be scared, of course. A good suspense film can do that, though. Hitchcock’s camera zooming in on a potentially fatal glass of milk, or the look on a man’s face as he dangles precariously from a national monument. Horror, once we move beyond mere… Read More »
The good news is that Momoa and his mammoth charm more than carry a film that is decidedly not the most original of super-hero tales.
The fine people who bring us INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 are very serious about spoilers. While we in the reviewing press are almost always given an embargo date before which we are not supposed to post a formal review and/or any sort of critique in social media, before being allowed to attend the only press screening… Read More »
There is one glaring, not to mention, annoying faux pas in Leigh Wannell and James Wanns otherwise promising feature film debut, SAW. Its a testament to all that comes before and after that it doesn’t to sink this otherwise effective work. This is a horror flick that has more than a soupcon of gore, but… Read More »
The most resonant horror films, the ones that stand the test of time, are the ones that speak most directly to some aspect of reality that is magnetically identifiable to the viewer. Such is the case with INSIDIOUS, a smartly conceived film by James Wan and Leigh Whannell, the founders of the SAW franchise. While… Read More »