Long before he was forever synonymous with Middle Earth and big budget fantasy, Peter Jackson (much like Sam Raimi) had a reputation for campy but fun horror. With films like Bad Taste and Meet the Feebles, Jackson was a leading voice in indie horror. So a few years before he went all in with Tolkien, he co-wrote and directed one last horror comedy, that many … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “The Frighteners”
Following up a 90’s classic that scarred an entire generation is certainly no easy feat. However, the beloved director of Back to the Future and Forrest Gump (Robert Zemeckis), along with 2 Oscar winners (Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer) and 1 Oscar nominee (Stanley Tucci) have the best chance of anyone. So how does 2020’s The Witches compare to its iconic original, and does it … Continue reading “The Witches” (2020) – Movie Review
Long before he became the king of unintentionally creepy motion capture films (Polar Express, Beowulf, A Christmas Carol), it was really hard to peg Robert Zemeckis down to just one genre. He brought the world a sci-fi/comedy classic with Back to the Future, a heartwarming, Oscar-winning dramedy with Forrest Gump, and an imaginative animation/live action hybrid with Who Framed Roger Rabbit? But it was 20 … Continue reading Does “What Lies Beneath” Hold Up 20 Years Later?