There's no denying that working in isolation is ideal for staying focused, especially when composing a score for a horror movie is the task at hand. One wrong note, and you could end up with a discordant melody that doesn't..
I have a feeling that very few people would be willing to conduct a séance with a Bulgarian mystic calling the shots, especially if he's the type to conceal his true nature. Then again, it's hard to find a good..
Killers of the psychic type are few and far between, which is probably for the best considering that my head would likely explode if there were one too many. Self-deprecating humor aside, it doesn't take a parapsychologist to figure out..
The power of the mind is an intriguing idea. It's an idea that explores possibilities; it's an idea that explores the limits as well as the extent of power, in which case Cronenberg is dealing with extrasensory perception not merely..
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,..
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..
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..
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,..