“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” – Spoiler Free Review

Following multiversal incidents in Spider-Man: No Way Home, What If?, and Loki, as well as horror fans being promised the first “official” MCU horror film; Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness remained one of the most anticipated Marvel Studios films since Avengers: Endgame. And that anticipation only grew with the inclusion of Scarlet Witch (fresh off WandaVision) and Sam Raimi back in the director’s … Continue reading “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” – Spoiler Free Review

Why Horror Directors Make Great Superhero Movies

When looking at some of the most successful comic book movies to come out of DC and Marvel over the last two decades, it might be surprising to see that quite a few of them came from directors that were better known for horror than superheroes. Before his Spider-Man trilogy, Sam Raimi directed the equally iconic Evil Dead trilogy.  Before Avengers and its sequel, Joss … Continue reading Why Horror Directors Make Great Superhero Movies

The Pros and Cons of Sam Raimi’s “Doctor Strange” Sequel

Just when we thought that Marvel was done with any behind the scenes drama involving the hiring/firing/resigning of their directors, Phase 4 had a wrench thrown into the gears when director Scott Derrickson stepped down from directing the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Citing creative differences, many fans read between the lines and alleged that Derrickson wanted to go out all with … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Sam Raimi’s “Doctor Strange” Sequel

Could The Grudge (2020) Be the Start of a New Horror Movie Universe?

Earlier today, Sony dropped its first trailer for the upcoming Grudge reboot, due out in January 2020.  And while the trailer does reek of generic “PG-13” horror (despite the film’s actual “R” rating), it has some very larger implications that make it more than any typical horror remake.  Between its unique setting, and connection to the other films, it could very well be the beginning … Continue reading Could The Grudge (2020) Be the Start of a New Horror Movie Universe?