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  • Bleach

    Bleach

    ★★★★

    BLEACH (Live action Movie)

    Let’s go back in the time machine to when G4 was still a channel, I could get regularly updated news on some new anime without leaping through hurdles, and my body didn’t have quite the same aches and pains as it does on this day. Bleach was the new “thing” from Japan, a strong fanbase and a regular series on its’ way from Toonami, but we also still had a Suncoast video where I regularly bought…

  • The Predator

    The Predator

    ★★★½

    Director Shane Black has a bizarre history in film that starts with the production of his script, Lethal Weapon. During production of that film, he appeared in another Joel Silver film in production at the time… Predator. He played doomed soldier Rick Hawkins, the first member of Dutch’s platoon to encounter the alien menace and have his spine and skull ripped from his body. He’s had many hit films along the way, but only made his directorial debut with the…

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  • Residue

    Residue

    ★★★½

    DAY 22

    This is a weird little nugget that I found streaming on Netflix. Taking place in an unspecified "not too distant future", Residue follows the efforts of a private detective as he reads through a mysterious journal that leaks a sticky residue. As soon as he begins reading, our protagonist is haunted by visions of other-worldly things and fractured moments in time. The film seems drenched in atmosphere and you can feel a certain stickiness throughout the story. It won't be for everyone, but it'll hit the right note for certain Lovecraftian fans of bizarre low budget indie efforts.

  • The Void

    The Void

    ★★★★½

    The Void

    Sometimes the niche is incredibly small. A sliver of an audience or a grain, but the niche still exists and it still wants to be served. There are only so many jump scares a film can have before you go numb, only so many CGI effects before you stop feeling the impact, and sometimes the brain is starved for something “different” and also a little familiar. The Void is a perfect thirst quencher for the classic horror of…