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  • Us

    Us

    ★½

    One of the *stupidest* movies I've seen in a long time. I'll be back at a later date to explain why. Jordan Peele is a hack; and yes, I thought that after Get Out, too.

  • Pet Sematary

    Pet Sematary

    ★★

    Sometimes, the original is better (well, actually 95% of the time).

    Just okay. Moderately atmospheric, but criminally lacking in real scares. Basically a by-the-numbers retread of the 1989 movie. This needed someone to come in and do something *different*. Start by getting rid of the whole Victor Pascow subplot. It's not necessary or frightening. It's pointless filler that takes up too much screentime. Replace it with something more rooted in reality. The Zelda subplot works because it's something that could…

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    Holy shit. What a fucking travesty. I can't believe how bad this turned out to be. The hype for this generic turd is off the charts, and legions of undemanding sheep with low standards (i.e. millennials) will ensure a huge opening weekend. However, make no mistake: this is not just a bad Halloween movie, it's bad movie overall.

    As a big horror movie fan who loves the Halloween series, I was excited to see this, but it failed miserably on…

  • Kill List

    Kill List

    ★★★★

    Fantastic. One of the best British films in years, and just gets better every time I watch it. For some reason, it's criminally underrated, but given the subject matter, it's no surprise that 'Kill List' didn't get a wide cinema release.

    On the surface, the story seems simple: two (ex-military) hitmen take on a new assignment for a bunch of shady businessmen, but there's so much more to it than that. It starts off as one thing, but morphs genres…