The mere thought of Jess Franco adapting Dracula is intriguing. He's a filmmaker who is prone to sleaze and erotica, but he's also a filmmaker who, I would argue, is at his most competent when he puts in the effort...
Wanna make a wish? If so, you'd best be careful what you wish for in the event of unearthing a lamp that's older than dirt and worth more than a Ferrari. OK, so that last part is an exaggeration, but..
The idea of a birthday being unlike any other is intriguing in that it opens the door to the unknown; and as such, the emphasis on details such as turning nineteen and celebrating at the exact time of birth have..
What is more destructive, the creator or the creation? This is a question that is on my mind in light of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, a film that has left me with some things to think about. I wasn't expecting this;..
There is an abstractness to concepts such as being, knowing, time, and space; an abstractness that I find intriguing in that concrete things are clearly defined and the things that aren't aren't. Both are on opposite ends of the spectrum,..
When you have a character who has such a presence and such an aura about him, you have a formula for an influential and beautiful film; a formula that keeps the viewer enthralled and captivated as the story unfolds. This..
Explosions, drug dealing, endorphin extracting, projectile weapons, and a high speed pursuit. And to think that coming in peace meant no violence whatsoever. One thing is certain: it's Christmas in Houston, and a psychopathic alien is on the loose, injecting..
There's nothing quite like a helping of Mayan madness, especially when it involves blood sacrifices, hotel hijinx, a head being tossed around à la hot potato, heart swapping, zombified locals, surreal situations, macabre merriment, and a priest getting mixed up..
The idea of the past coming back to haunt a small town is an intriguing one; it's an idea that Carpenter brings to life, what with the fog engulfing Antonio Bay with no end in sight and the town's one..
Whether all hell is breaking loose or imagination is manifesting itself, the notion of reality becoming fantasy is an intriguing one, a notion that Carpenter doesn't fail to realize, nor does he stray from it. He simply runs with it..