The Crazies (1973) Review + Relevancy

The Crazies was an unconventional and random choice. The Crazies somehow seems more relevant now than it did in 1973. The Crazies showcased that Romero always had a knack for being ahead on content and storytelling. For today’s post, I watched 1973’s The Crazies. If it didn’t sum up what was to come in 2020, … Continue reading The Crazies (1973) Review + Relevancy

Underrated: Alice, Sweet Alice

un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). "a very underrated film" What qualifies as an underrated film? a) It the lack of knowledge the general public knows? b) Is it genre based? c) Was a financial failure or success? Why do some feels … Continue reading Underrated: Alice, Sweet Alice

Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!

Title: Carrie Year: 1976 Dir.: Brian de Palma Producer(s): Paul Manosh Writer(s): Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay), “Carrie” novel by Stephen King Company: United Artists Starring: Sissy Spacek, William Katt, John Travolta, Piper Laurie How could I have forgotten Carrie? It’s one of the few Stephen King films that I’ve seen and read with its novelization. … Continue reading Carrie; take Carrie to the prom, I dare you!

Halloween; the night he came home.

Title: Halloween Year: 1978 Dir.: John Carpenter Producer(s): Debra Hill Writer(s): John Carpenter, Debra  Hill Company: Compass International Starring: Donald Pleasance, Jamie Lee Curtis, PJ Soles, Nancy Loomis. So. We’ve arrived at one of the big juggernauts of horror. Even if you’re not a fan of horror, you know the big ones: Friday the 13th, … Continue reading Halloween; the night he came home.

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; what happened is true..

Title: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Year: 1974 Dir.: Tobe Hooper Producer(s): Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel, Jay Parsley, Richard Saenz Writer(s): Tobe Hooper, Kim Henkel Company: Vortex, Bryanston Distributing Company Starring: Marilyn Burns, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain, William Vail, Teri McMinn, Edwin Neal, Jim Siedow, Gunnar Hansen, John Dugan It looks gritty. It looks raw. … Continue reading The Texas Chainsaw Massacre; what happened is true..