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Movie Review: The Watchers

I wanted to watch this movie because it was M Night Shyamalam’s daughter’s directorial debut. Since I’m a fan of Shyamalam, I wanted to give his daughter a chance. I saw that there were mostly negative reviews and did my best to ignore it. Perhaps it was the low bar...

Chills by Mary SanGiovanni

In Chills, a ritualistic murder in small town Connecticut leads to a series of events starting with a freak snow storm in June. Kathy Ryan, who specializes in occult crimes, is brought in to investigate and she comes across a cult dabbling in dangerous magic that...

Movie Review: Late Night with the Devil

I had heard good things about Late Night with the Devil, and anything I heard did not do justice to this movie. This movie absolutely hit it out of the park and was exceptional in many ways. For starters, the setting was excellent. For those not old enough to know...

Silver Nitrate by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

In Silver Nitrate, Tristan and Montserrat, an actor and a sound editor from Mexico, both struggling to make a living, befriend an old director, who tells them of a tale of a Nazi who was a practicing sorcerer coming to Mexico in the fifties, and starting a cult of...

Movie Review: Godzilla X Kong

It seems as if the overall quality of these movies in this monster mash series has progressively decreased. The best two movies were Kong: Skull Island and the first Godzilla movie. Each one since seems worse than the previous one. That doesn’t mean they aren’t worth...

Movie Review: Dune Part 2

  I thought the first Dune movie was a decent movie, but I wasn’t enthralled by it.  Part of the issue was that I don’t think the movie did a very good job of explaining the intricate world building in the movie, and that if you weren’t a book reader (which I am...