un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāte verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated, underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). “a very underrated film” Grease, Carousel, West Side Story, Hamilton, Newsies, Rocky Horror, Aida, Hairspray, Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair… these musicals (and others I haven’t named) have transcended time and become a part of musical history, … Continue reading Underrated: Repo The Genetic Opera
Title: Freddy vs JasonYear: 2003Director: Ronny YuWriter(s): Damien Shannon, Mark SwiftProducer(s): Sean S. CunninghamCostume(s): Gregory MahCinematography: Fred Murphy Starring: Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Jason Ritter, Robert England, Lochlyn Munro and Christ Marquette Oh Freddy vs. Jason… I love you and I dislike you at the same time. I’m trying to remember whether or not I … Continue reading A Color Story: Freddy vs Jason
I was looking through my collection of horror content and one caught my eye… twice: Flix Mix’s release of Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation that came into view. This was released in 2001 on vhs and dvd (I own both) and it made me think about why compilation works and doesn’t work today or even when … Continue reading Boogeymen: A Suitable Killer Compilation?
This movie grabbed my attention for one reason: the image used to support the movie on Prime aka a demonic nun in all white, headpiece included with neon green eyes that are glowing, visible blue veins and the mouth is also glowing. Since I’m a visual person, that drew my attention. Okay, so what is … Continue reading SoH Reviews: The Convent
Title: The Cell Year: 2000 Director: Tarsem Singh Writer(s): Mark Protosevich Producer(s): Julio Caro, Eric McLeod Costume(s): Eiko Ishioka Cinematography: Paul Laufer Starring: Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Lopez, Vincent D'Onofrio, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Jake Weber and Dylan Baker The colors used in The Cell are distributed beautiful and equally. There's just as much use of color … Continue reading A Color Story: The Cell, 2000.
2019 was the year of first watching for me. Movies you have heard of but never saw, releases of new, older classics, I pushed myself out of a “comfort zone” and watched films I never thought I’d get the chance to see. Thanks to Prime, Shudder, my ever growing collection in horror media (dvds, vhs), … Continue reading 2019 Horror Watchlist!
Title: Jeepers Creepers Year: 2001 Dir.: Victor Salva Producer(s): Tom Luse, Barry Opper, Francis Ford Coppola (executive prod.) Writer(s): Victor Salva Company: American Zoetrope Starring: Justin Long, Gina Philips, Jonathan Breck, Patricia Belcher and Eileen Brennan I hesitated a while doing this post for various reasons… there’s a big one that we all know about … Continue reading Jeepers Creepers;
Title: 30 Days of Night Year: 2007 Dir.: David Slade Producer(s): Sam Raimi, Robert Talpert Writer(s): Based on horror comics by Steve Niles, Ben Templesmith Company: Columbia Pictures, Dark Horse, Ghost House Pictures and Sony Pictures Releasing Starring: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston, Ben Foster and Mark Boone Junior Vampires. It’s a popular genre … Continue reading 30 Days of Night; they’re coming!
Title: Death Proof Year: 2007 Dir.: Quentin Tarantino Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan, Erica Steinberg Writer(s): Quentin Tarantino Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Kurt Russell, Rosario Dawson, Tracie Thoms, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Sydney Poitier, Jordan Ladd, Vanessa Ferlito, Zoe Bell, Rose McGowan. BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am … Continue reading Death Proof; a crash course in revenge.
Title: Planet Terror Year: 2007 Dir.: Robert Rodriguez Producer(s): Robert Rodriguez, Quentin Tarantino, Elizabeth Avellan Writer(s): Robert Rodriguez Company: Troublemaker Studios, Rodriguez International Pictures (RIP), Dimension Films Starring: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodriguez, Josh Brolin, Marley Shelton, Naveen Andrews, Michael Biehn, Jeff Fahey, Stacy Ferguson, Bruce Willis BIG DISCLAIMER UP FRONT: I am strictly focusing on … Continue reading Planet Terror; you might feel a little prick.