Since 2009’s Trick R Treat, horror audiences have been treated to a resurgence of anthology movies. V/H/S and it’s superior sequel were successful movies, and a breath of fresh air from the Paranormal Activity movies dominating theaters every year. The anthology format serves horror well. Where several horror movies struggle to pack 90 minutes with scares, segments in a horror anthology can back out to the frame story before tension wavers. Even a weak segment reaps the benefits of a mostly successful group of shorts. When the work is cohesive and the scares are quick and fun, anthologies thrive. Continue reading
- Sweetheart, 2019 - ★★★ June 28, 2020Pretty cool creature feature. The first reveal of the creature is really freaking cool. Good suspense, strong protagonist (Kiersey Clemons nails the quiet, sole survivor performance through a big chunk of the movie).
- Oculus, 2013 - ★★★½ June 28, 2020Really impressive. Wasn't prepared for the movie to so effortlessly glide through two timelines. Really incredible storytelling.
- The Vast of Night, 2019 - ★★★★ June 24, 2020Watched on Wednesday June 24, 2020.
- Not Another Teen Movie, 2001 - ★★★½ June 24, 2020Watched on Wednesday June 24, 2020.
- Keanu, 2016 - ★★★½ June 20, 2020Cutest goddamn cat I've ever seen in a movie.Solid comedy. Holds up well.
- The King of Staten Island, 2020 - ★★★★ June 20, 2020Pete Davidson character is hard to root for and he's really playing into the personality he's known for.But something about The King of Staten Island works. I bought into the journey the character went through and felt like the dramatic moments were pretty well earned
- Sweetheart, 2019 - ★★★ June 28, 2020