Some Girl(s) (2013)

Some Girl(s) (2013) – To cinema-goers the legacy of Neil LaBute may be secured as the writer and director of 2003’s remake of The Wicker Man. I still have yet to gaze upon its awfulness but it replaces the slow-burn (pun sort of intended) of the original with Nicolas Cage in a bear suit punching … Continue reading

Aliens (1986)

Aliens (1986) – Sequels suck, or so they say. I personally believe that blanket statements are always wrong. ALWAYS. (See what I did there?) Obviously, everyone can come up with exceptions to the “sequels suck” rule. The Godfather Part II won the Academy Award for Best Picture and is considered by many (yours truly included) … Continue reading

Deja Vu All Over Again…

This article (a rare non-review) was originally published on 12ftdwende.com on 23 April 2010. I saw a movie this past week (actually three but only one is relevant to this particular op-ed). It was a madcap comedy about the many things that go wrong at a funeral. It is called Death at a Funeral and … Continue reading

The Woman in Black (2012)

The Woman in Black (2012) – I’m a horror geek. One of the great things about horror geekdom is that there are so many different corners of it that you can discover. Subgenres within subgenres. One of the corner of that is Brit horror (horror flicks from the U.K. for those who need self-explanatory things … Continue reading

Death at a Funeral (2010)

Death at a Funeral (2010) — So Neil LaBute used to a be an edgy film-maker with flicks like In the Company of Men and The Shape of Things, but has since gone seriously Hollywood with the Wicker Man remake and Lakeview Terrace.  There’s nothing totally wrong wrong with going Hollywood except those were by … Continue reading