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

Final Destination series

This article was originally published on 12ft.dwende.com on 12 August 2011. Sometimes you don’t need a guy in a hockey mask or the ghost of a murderer to haunt your dreams. Sometimes things like a mask of human skin and a chainsaw or an endless knowledge of slasher film trivia are just overkill. Sometimes all … Continue reading

Avatar (2009)

Avatar (2009) — SECOND REVIEW [Blu Ray] So I saw this movie for the first (and until now only) time almost a year ago on IMAX in 3D.  Now that the deluxe super tricked-out blu ray edition has come out the time came to see if it held up at home in one less dimension.  … Continue reading

The Final Destination (2009)

The Final Destination (2009) — SECOND REVIEW [HBO]: Ah, the glory of watching a 3D movie in 2D. Not something like The Last Airbender where they hastily converted the 2D movie to 3D in post-production, but a movie conceived to exploit gimmicky 3D “throw shit at the camera” techniques. It’s all very silly when the … Continue reading

Toy Story (1995)

Toy Story (1995) — I remember seeing this movie in theaters when I was 10.  Then it’s been on TV a bunch and I own the DVD but now it was playing on the big screen again so fourteen years later I saw it again.  In 3D this time so that was cool.  What I … Continue reading