horror • schlock • noir • thrillers • heist movies
physical media hoarding enthusiast

Favorite films

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Conversation
  • In a Lonely Place
  • Prince of the City

Recent activity

  • Final Destination


  • An American Werewolf in London


  • The Searchers


  • McBride: Murder Past Midnight


Recent reviews

  • Final Destination

    Final Destination


    Delightfully dumb. Didn't realize the last time I watched this how many characters are named after horror directors. Also allegedly this was originally a spec script for an episode of X-files? Knowing that the FBI agents' dialogue makes way more sense.

  • An American Werewolf in London

    An American Werewolf in London


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A bizarre picture. Some of the brute forced comedy (the bumbling sargent in particular) makes no sense and goes no where, but the rest of it (Griffin Dunne's breezy and talkative corpse) is firing from both barrels.

    One of the few films whose happy ending is it's protagonist being executed by a police firing squad. Landis' best work, bar none and one of Rick Baker's finest hours.

Popular reviews

  • Cocaine Bear

    Cocaine Bear


    I like bad movies, I watch them very regularly. The vast majority of them set out to simply make some money as a cheap exploitation picture, or were made inexpensively by inexperienced directors, or sometimes are a well intentioned total failure on a number of levels. There are a lot of good Bad Movies, even more bad Good Movies, but occasionally you sit through something so rotten and pointless and cynical and boring that it elevates itself to the most…

  • Red Headed Stranger

    Red Headed Stranger


    Maybe the best of indie 80s westerns. *Are* there other indie 80s westerns? Apparently originally meant for HBO, starring Redford and directed by Peckinpah it all fell through and Willie (who'd always intended to play the part himself) and the screenwriter (who decided to direct) raised the money themselves. Shot on Willie's property in hill country, the immersion and authenticity is stellar. Fairchild is the weak spot but sometimes you need a name to get investors.

    A dark and bloody…