BECAUSE NO ONE SHOULD WATCH THESE FILMS ALONE!

Halloween (1978)

It is hard to overstate the brilliance of this early John Carpenter effort, and the influence it had on the modern slasher film. It isn't the first film of its kind nor the best, but it is masterfully made (on a small budget with a small crew and tight schedule) and...

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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Christine Daaé (Mary Philbin), an ingénue with the Paris Opera House, has recently advanced as understudy to prima donna Carlotta (Virginia Pearson). Her admirer Vicomte Raoul de Chagny (Norman Kerry) and his brother Comte Phillipe (John St. Polis) frequent the venue...

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Slender Man (2018)

Four typical teen girls Hallie (Julia Goldani Telles), Wren (Joey King), Chloe (Jaz Sinclair), and Katie (Annalise Basso) find a website detailing the sketchy legend of Slender Man (Javier Botet) and instructions on how to summon him. Sounds like a good idea, right?...

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The Phantom of the Opera (1925)

Christine Daaé (Mary Philbin), an ingénue with the Paris Opera House, has recently advanced as understudy to prima donna Carlotta (Virginia Pearson). Her admirer Vicomte Raoul de Chagny (Norman Kerry) and his brother Comte Phillipe (John St. Polis) frequent the venue...

Slender Man (2018)

Four typical teen girls Hallie (Julia Goldani Telles), Wren (Joey King), Chloe (Jaz Sinclair), and Katie (Annalise Basso) find a website detailing the sketchy legend of Slender Man (Javier Botet) and instructions on how to summon him. Sounds like a good idea, right?...

Dungeons and Dragons (2000)

. This long-anticipated film of 2000 does the community no favors, having inspired sweeping condemnation from critics and audiences alike. Time has not improved the film in eighteen subsequent years.

Top 5 Road Trip Movies for Road Trips Gone Wrong

Everyone loves a good road trip movie, right? Whether the road is a metaphor for a troubled generational gap or you’re in for some good, hilarious family shenanigans, road trip movies have the ability to make us laugh, think, cry, and embrace nostalgia. Recently, I...

TV Time! “The Sinner” (2017)

Cora Tannetti (Jessica Biel) is a thirtysomething wife and mother to a young child. She works with her husband Mason (Christopher Abbott) in the family air conditioning business, in upstate New York. She obviously loves her husband and child; the viewer, however, can...

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018)

The Jurassic Park series is one of the highest-grossing media franchises of all time, and while at this point the series is not likely to grow creatively or offer up any terribly new material, the latest installment doesn't quite phone it in, either. Ultimately if...

Weekly Round-Up: Repo! The Genetic Opera

I'm binge-watching the Netflix Indian Original "Sacred Games" and I have some damn opinions! But in the meantime, here's a little musical theater gristle to tide thee over! - K. Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008) I was stuck watching this overlong musical production (two...

Weekly Round-Up: Fever Lake

What kind of week is it when all I've managed to watch is a bottom-of-the-barrel Corey film? To be fair, I've been working pretty hard at binge-watching "Brooklyn 99" to prepare for the new season, and reading grim British detective novels. Here is the week's solitary...

In the Heart of the Sea (2015)

Lucky me, I am obsessed with nineteenth century seafaring disasters of late. Like a virulent flu, I suspect this obsession will soon run its frantic course. After all: these tales, incredible as they are, have a sameness. They are marked by man's hubris and greed, the...