Movie Review- Premonition (2007)

Mennan Yapo directs the 2007 supernatural psychological thriller ‘Premonition.’ The film was ridiculed by the mainstream critics when it was originally released and audiences seemed to be ambivalent about it as well. Linda Hanson’s (Sandra Bullock) relationship with her husband Jim (Julian McMahon) is drifting apart as he prepares to go to an interview for…

Movie Review- The Stepfather (2009)

‘The Stepfather‘ is a psychological thriller and a 2009 remake of the 1987 cult classic. This version is directed by Nelson McCormick and written by J.S. Cardone. It is the final entry into the horror series. Grady Edwards (Dylan Walsh) leaves Utah after murdering his entire family and moves to Oregon where he meets divorcee…

Movie Review Flashback- Stepfather 3

The 1992 direct-to-video sequel ‘Stepfather 3,’ also known as ‘Stepfather III: Father’s Day,’ is part of the horror trilogy that follows a vicious serial killer stepdad. It is directed by Guy Magar who co-wrote it with Marc B. Ray. Gene Clifford escapes from the asylum a second time and finds a shady plastic surgeon to…

‘The Rental’ Review- Dave Franco’s Directorial Debut

Dave Franco comes out swinging with his directorial debut thriller film ‘The Rental,’ a movie he co-wrote with Joe Swanberg. It was made by Black Bear Pictures and released through IFC Films. On another note, it had its premiere at the Vineland Drive-In. Charlie (Dan Stevens), his wife Michelle (Alison Brie), his brother Josh (Jeremy…

‘Becky’ Review- Kevin James Is Terrifying

‘Becky‘ is a home-invasion horror film directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion being based on a screenplay written by Nick Morris, Lane Skye, and Ruckus Skye. It was released through Redbox Entertainment and Quiver Distribution. Becky (Lulu Wilson) is still angry over a year after the death of her mother and frustrated with her…

Retro Film Review- Asylum (1972)

Released by Amicus Productions, “Asylum” also known as “House of Crazies,” is a horror anthology film directed by Roy Ward Baker and released in 1972. It was produced by Milton Subotsky and written by Robert Bloch, a popular horror writer at the time. Dr. Martin (Robert Powell) arrives as an asylum for the “incurably insane.”…

‘The Hunt’ Review- It’s A Good Thing It Came Out In 2020

Blumhouse Production originally planned on releasing The Hunt in 2019, but after some controversy following the trailer, it was delayed to 2020. It is directed by Craig Zobel and satirizes the left versus right political banter. Afghan war veteran Crystal (Betty Gilpin) wakes up with several other “regular people” in a clearing with gags in…

‘The Invisible Man’ Review- Genuine Unseen Terror

From Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions comes ‘The Invisible Man,’ a new horror film written and directed by Leigh Whannell that uses the premise and title of the H.G. Wells novel of the same name. Cecilia “Cee” Kass (Elizabeth Moss) escapes from her abusive scientist husband Adrian Griffin (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) with the help of her…

‘My Valentine’ Review- Pop Stars And Abusive Managers

‘My Valentine‘ is a Hulu original and part of their “Into The Dark” series, created with Blumhouse. It is a horror feature written and directed by Maggie Levin with music by Keeley Bumford and Mark Hadley. Pop singer Valentine Fawkes (Britt Baron) is forced to watch as ex-boyfriend and manager Royal (Benedict Samuel) shamelessly plasters…

‘Color Out Of Space’ Review- Unsettling And Weird

Horror director Richard Stanley returns to the director’s chair after an over twenty-year absence with ‘Color Out of Space,’ a film from SpectreVision and RLJE Films, based on the short story “The Colour Out of Space” by H. P. Lovecraft. According to Stanley, this is meant to be the first in a trilogy of Lovecraft…