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  • The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man

    ★★★★½

    This is the second of a review series that will cover the original Universal horror films. I am partnering a list with each that highlights the respective character. Invisi's list is HERE


    Director James Whale had built up a lot of currency with the success of Frankenstein. He was under a lot of pressure to turn out a sequel, which held little appeal to him. Universal had acquired the rights to H.G. Welles The Invisible Man and, after finishing The…

  • Bride of Re-Animator

    Bride of Re-Animator

    ★★½

    Hoop-tober 3.0
    Other Hooptober reviews: Halloween 3 | Friday the 13th P4 | Pumpkinhead


    Producer Brian Yuzna takes over the directorial reigns from Stuart Gordon in this Re-Animator sequel. Parallels between the first film and Frankenstein, as well as a couple of story points, seemed to telegraph a sequel assuming the first did well. (It did, of course)

    Jeff Combs returns as a less effective and more over-the-top Dr. West and Bruce Abbott reprises his role as Dr. Cain, albeit…

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  • Captain Marvel

    Captain Marvel

    ★★★½

    Shame there was no little girls in my screening. Would have been fun to hear their reactions. I just had an old guy behind me voicing his after the fact plot comprehension. If you have a little girl in your life, take her. Its the right thing to do.

  • Waterworld

    Waterworld

    ★★★½

    Always been a fan despite its shortcomings. One of my favorite films of the 90s to see in a theater. This was the Ulysses cut from the Arrow set. Better than most extended or TV cuts. Added some nice layers and moments. Still a fan.

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  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Dear 1968:

    We made a film that has the following:

    -Female protagonist.
    -Whoops! Now an African-American protagonist.
    -It is in black & white.
    -It's all in one night! All in one one house!
    -We wait forever to even kind of tell you what's going on
    -People eat other people! You even get to see it!
    -Women die!
    -Kids die!
    -Kids kill their folks!
    -Brothers kill sisters!
    -Wait, everyone dies!
    -Whatever was happening has no conclusion!

    Please enjoy our film,

    George A.…

  • WALL·E

    WALL·E

    ★★★★½

    I don't feel like going on about something right now, but I WILL say this:

    WALL*E is the best love story I can think of, going back to at least When Harry Met Sally, and one of the sweetest and most effective I've ever seen. How far you have fallen so quickly Pixar. After Up, it has been nothing but down. (ba-dum-bum)