The Iron Giant gets my vote for the best non-japanese animated film ever made.
I'm so glad that I was able to see this in 1999 when it was released, and how after all these years, it's absolutely perfect in every way imaginable.
The Mummy was one of the first films I begged my parents to see in theaters, when I was about 6 or 7 years old. To this day, it remains as a very nostalgic ride, but more than that, it's just really good.
It's pure pulp. Like Raiders of the Lost Ark, I think The Mummy perfectly balances its serious moments with the campy and the purposefully artificial and outdated qualities that come along with pulp fiction. Most of the…
Hoop-Tober 3.0: Film #2
Did another quick illustration for this one! Won't be able to do this for every entry, but if I feel compelled to do it for a particular film, I will!
Getting the most 'fresh in my mind' rewatches out of the way first. Hellraiser is a bit frustrating to me. On one hand, it's one of the most unique franchise-starters in horror history, boasting some incredible character and creature designs, has excellent seedy atmosphere and…
Hoop-Tober 3.0: Film #19
Possible spoilers abound:
People seem to attribute Carpenter's 1978 hit Halloween to be the slasher genre's progenitor, without realizing that Black Christmas came out 4 years prior. I feel Black Christmas ultimately contributed more to the sub-genre than Halloween, while simultaneously being more inventive, intelligent and unsettling. Though Halloween's high-point is its excellent atmosphere, Black Christmas is a very sharply written and comedy-infused horror, much like Landis' incredible An American Werewolf in London. Black Christmas is…