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 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…

#AmReading- The Terminal List By Jack Carr

Jack Carr brings us a political action thriller in ‘The Terminal List.’ It a fictional novel that is about how absolute power can corrupt and about a man’s quest for vengeance. According to the Amazon summary, On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush that also claimed…

‘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…

Movie Review Flashback- Kiss The Girls (1997)

Gary Fleder directed Kiss The Girls, a 1997 psychological thriller written by screenwriter David Klass. It is based on the detective novel of the same name by writer James Patterson. Alex Cross (Morgan Freeman) is DC Police detective and forensic psychologist who finds out his niece Naomi (Gina Ravera) has been kidnapped by a serial…

‘Parasite’ Review- A South Korean Masterpiece

Parasite is a Korean dark comedy directed by Bong Joon-ho, who also co-produced and co-wrote it. The film was released CJ Entertainment and won Best Foreign Language Film at the 77th Golden Globes, a first for a Korean movie. The young Kim Ki-woo (Choi Woo-shik) lives with his poor family in a basement apartment. He…

My Top 10 Directors For ‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel

Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson has parted ways with Disney and Marvel Studios citing “creative differences” over the direction of the film’s sequel “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” which he will still executive produce. While I am disappointed, considering how well the first film was made, I hope the MCU will locate a…

Top 10 Actors To Play James Bond

James Bond has been around for a long time. Sometimes the actor who plays him is well known, other times he is not as established as a well-known celebrity. Despite the success of the rebooted series, the latest 007, Daniel Craig, has publicly stated he is retiring from the role after the upcoming spy thriller…

‘Crypto’ Review- How You Make Cryptocurrency Interesting

Ever wonder how cryptocurrency could be interesting to anyone other than currency speculators? Second-time director John Stalberg Jr. brings us Crypto, a thriller about money laundering through the digital world. Wall Street banker Martin Duran, Jr. (Beau Knapp) gets demoted after a deal for Omni Bank where he is employed. He is transferred to his…

Movie Review Flashback- American Psycho (2000)

Based on the 1991 novel by Bret Easton Ellis, Mary Harron directs American Psycho, a psychological satirical thriller that premiered at Sundance Film Festival on January 21, 2000, and it soon developed a cult following. Patrick Bateman (Christian Bale) is a wealthy investment banker living in 1988 New York City. He has a nice apartment,…

#AmReading – Ghost Wolf by Brandon Chen

Released earlier this year, Ghost Wolf by Brandon Chen weaves a combination of horror, fantasy, magic, and lots of action. Most of all, it has a lot of werewolves. From the Amazon description, Werewolves. They are infectious creatures of the night, able to move swifter than the fastest mounts and rend steel with their sharpened…