Tag Archives: 2 Stars

Bounty Killer

As I won this film in a contest (thanks to Will at Silver Emulsion), it might be a little gauche to review it. Gift horses and mouths, after all. But I’m hardly going to watch a movie and not say … Continue reading

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Halloween III: Season of the Witch

The original Halloween came out in 1978, and told the tale of Michael Myers returning home to terrorize his old neighborhood. The sequel came out in 1981 and continued the story of that same Halloween night. Halloween III: Season of … Continue reading

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Ghoulies

It has to be remembered, when checking out cult films, to make sure one first learns why it has a cult following. Now, to be precise, it’s not Ghoulies itself that was brought to my attention, but rather Ghoulies II, … Continue reading

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Hellraiser

Here’s a fun thought experiment for movie fans. Find a movie which has a cult following, watch it, and try to figure out why it has that following. If it’s a genuinely good movie, then of course this isn’t much … Continue reading

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Teen Wolf Too

When I reviewed the original Teen Wolf two years ago (how time flies…) I acknowledged that my appreciation for it was largely due to having a lot of nostalgia for the era in which was both filmed and set. As … Continue reading

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The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia

Released earlier this year, The Haunting in Connecticut 2: Ghosts of Georgia immediately earned mockery and derision around the internet. Not for the film itself, necessarily, but for having one of the most awe-inspiringly terrible titles in film history. Apparently … Continue reading

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A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Nightmares are strange things, even by the standards of dreams (while I have not yet had a movie-induced nightmare, I have on rare occasions had the normal sort). Continuity is inconsistent, leading to being cheerful one minute and terrified the … Continue reading

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The Amazing Transparent Man

Allow me to just get the disappointment off my chest right away. Several sites on the internet, including IMDb (from which the others are presumably taking their info) give the description of this film as “A crazed scientist invents an … Continue reading

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Resident Evil

As far as I can determine, the first movie to be based on a video game was 1993’s Super Mario Bros. It doesn’t have a stellar reputation, and twenty years on, the reputation of the genre — if we can … Continue reading

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Three Short Films

For today, I’ve got another triplet of short films to review. All three shorts are in black and white, but in other respects, there’s an odd man out in a couple of ways. Two of the films are silents, but … Continue reading

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