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...
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..
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..
There comes a time when a journey must be embarked upon, a time when unfamiliar territory presents obstacles that one is unprepared for. Such a time is by no means desirable, but there is something to be said for the..
Chants, treasure, gods, a curse, rain, a temple, dolls, mutilation of the flesh, lanterns, youth, beautiful scenery, fatherhood, overgrowth, emptiness, fog, risk, and greed. These are all characteristics of Tumbbad, a film that is filled to the brim with detail,..
To be dead is to understand what it means to be truly alive, and to be alive is not to concern oneself with being dead. Funny how that works, innit? Well, Shatter Dead is a film that doesn't fail to..
Sometimes the words on a page are so evocative that they bring to mind images that are so striking that they could only come from dreams. This is a distinguishing characteristic of Next of Kin, a film which can be..
I don't know about you, but all this computer calamity has left me wondering why it isn't more commonplace. I mean, sure, the likelihood of awakening demons by way of technological means is low, and yet the destruction on display..