JD

Twenty something film nerd, horror geek and writer. 
Check out my my ongoing series “Sunday Slashers with JD.”

Favorite films

  • Another Earth
  • The Royal Tenenbaums
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Thing

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  • Deep Blue Sea

    ★★★½

  • Slumber Party Massacre

    ★★★½

  • Paris, 13th District

    ★★★½

  • X

    ★★★★½

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  • Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea

    ★★★½

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

    The film follows a group of scientists at a remote water lab as they are stalked by three sharks which have been genetically altered to be more intelligent.

    Although it is far from perfect, there really is no denying that Deep Blue Sea is an entertaining meh of science fiction and horror. The story is well written and decently paced with a lot of tension throughout. It does predictable, especially towards the end but it remains fun and engaging throughout.…

  • Slumber Party Massacre

    Slumber Party Massacre

    ★★★½

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

    It’s the last Sunday of the month which means it is time for a Sunday Slasher. This month’s film is the 2021 reimagining of the infamous 1982 Slumber Party Massacre. I’ve heard mixed to positive reviews about this, but I was really interested in seeing how it compared to the original.

    The film follows a group of young women as they rent a cabin out for a night in order to party. As the night progresses, the women begin to…

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  • O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    ★★★★★

    "You can't swear at my fiance!" "Oh yeah? Well, you can't marry my wife!"

    Sometimes a film just hits right.

  • X

    X

    ★★★★½

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

    The film follows a group of people as they convene at an old farmhouse to shoot an adult film. As the shoot progresses, it becomes apparent that the owners of the farmhouse hold a dark and disturbing secret.

    With X, writer and director Ti West delivers a fantastic homage to films like The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Psycho. The story is a little predictable but otherwise a decently paced and very entertaining horror film with lots of tension and dark…