A Nightmare on Elm Street series

This article was originally published on 12ftdwende.com on 30 April 2010. So a few weeks ago I mentioned that my favorite of the cinematic boogeymen is Freddy Krueger. What can I say, he got me young. From the boxes in the video store to the bits and pieces I’d catch on late night television, that … Continue reading

Barton Fink (1991)

Barton Fink (1991) — Another Coen brothers film that dazzles you with its magnificent Coen-y-ness.  But truth be told I’ve enjoyed thinking about this movie more than I enjoyed watching it.  However, there’s something kind of awesome about that…  I’m not sure this review makes sense, but if things that don’t make sense [at least … Continue reading

Cape Fear (1991)

Cape Fear (1991) — Well well, I watched the 1962 suspense classic Cape Fear the other day and what should I see on cable later on than Martin Scorsese’s 1991 remake?  There is much to like and some other things not to like in the more modern update.  Robert DeNiro takes over for Robert Mitchum … Continue reading