The Edge (1997)

I’m a sucker for a good survival film and David Mamet’s The Edge is one of my time tested favorites. The film isn’t nearly as thrilling upon subsequent viewings, but the first time I saw it I was practically in tears. Despite appearances, the best...

Birdemic (2010)

Listed as a “romantic horror film”, Birdemic features very little of either element. The now-notorious ripoff of The Birds is probably the worst eco-horror film I’ve yet viewed – and I’ve seen Frogs (1972). There is almost nothing to...
TV Time! “Tennison” (2017)

TV Time! “Tennison” (2017)

“Are you watching ‘Prime Suspect’?” my partner calls into the living room as he prepares dinner. “No.” I tell him. Then, “… but ‘Prime Suspect’ is the spiritual antecedent.” In this case, I was speaking...

White Savior, the Movie – I mean, The Phantom (1996)

I figured the best way to introduce myself would be two hallmarks of my personality: a weird obsession with Billy Zane, and disillusionment. Ha! Silly, disillusionment isn’t a personality trait. Anyway, since the premier of the most excellent Black Panther this...