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
Another film watched under the last big vhs tapes found at goodwill. I watched Maximum Overdrive, followed by The Blob and now, finally, we get to an early sci-fi/horror film called Them! I haven’t seen a black/white film in quite a long time now so I was very excited to see this film for the … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Them! (1954)
This movie has been on my mind since I watched it yesterday. Right up front, I don’t think I’ve seen anything like this film nor have this sensory experience either. Let’s talk about Blood Machines. Blood Machines, a sequel to the music video Turbo Killer, is a cosmic scifi, horror opera that is about machines … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Blood Machines + Turbo Killer
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.
Title: John Carpenter’s The Thing Year: 1982 Dir.: John Carpenter Producer(s): David Foster, Lawrence Turman Writer(s): Bill Lancaster (screenplay), Who Goes There (novel, by John W. Campbell Jr.) Company: Universal Starring: Kurt Russell, A. Wilford Brimley, T. K. Carter, David Clennon, Keith David, Richard Dysart, Charles Hallahan, Peter Maloney, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat, Joel Polis, … Continue reading The Thing; Man is the warmest place to hide.
Title: The Faculty Year: 1998 Dir.: Robert Rodriguez Producer(s): Elizabeth Avellán Writer(s): Kevin Williamson Company: Miramax/Dimension Films Starring: Elijah Wood, Josh Hartnett, Jordana Brewster, Famke Janssen, Clea DuVall, Shawn Hatosy, Robert Patrick, Salma Hayek, Jon Stewart, Usher Raymond, Laura Harris, Piper Laurie, Bebe Neuwirth. It’s the 90s and teen horror films are all the rage. … Continue reading The Faculty; school’s out forever.