Favorite films

  • Deep Red
  • The Lord of the Rings Collection
  • A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
  • The Iron Giant

Recent activity

  • The Witch

  • Moana

  • The Invitation

  • The Revenant

Recent reviews


Popular reviews

  • To Live and Die in L.A.

    To Live and Die in L.A.

    In the latest episode of the Movie Matters podcast, returning to the airwaves after a brief hiatus, co-hosts Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie explore the work of maverick director William Friedkin through two distinctly different films: 2006's chilling shocker BUG, starring Ashley Judd and Michael Shannon, and the 1985 crime thriller TO LIVE AND DIE IN L.A., starring William Petersen and Willem Dafoe. In addition, we also provide an overview of Friedkin's career as a director and recount our own…

  • The Fifth Cord

    The Fifth Cord


    Ciao and welcome to another Italian genre cinema themed instalment of the Movie Matters Podcast. In this episode, join Lee Howard and Michael Mackenzie as we champion the work of often overlooked 1960s/1970s filmmaker Luigi Bazzoni. First, we feast our eyes over one of the most visually distinct gialli ever filmed in 1971’s THE FIFTH CORD, starring Franco Nero, Silvia Monti, Pamela Tiffin and a host of familiar euro-genre stalwarts. We’re then…