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  • Haunt

    Haunt

    ★★½

    I think I've seen 4 haunted attraction/escape room horror films in the last year, so I guess this is becoming a subgenre? I see the appeal..I mean, the atmosphere sets itself and anything that reminds me of Tobe Hooper's Funhouse can't be all that bad..I just can't say any of them really impressed me much. Haunt is the best of the bunch, ultimately delivering what you expect, but it also promises more than it gives.
    A group of cookie cutter…

  • The Cat o' Nine Tails

    The Cat o' Nine Tails

    ★★★½

    Although this is the second film in Argento's "Animal Trilogy" I can assure you there are no actual cats in this one. The title refers to the 9 possible leads the two main characters have to solving the mystery of who broke into some research lab and why...and honestly, it's a little too much. A lotta red herrings and a lotta people with vital information that are killed on the way to tell someone this vital information, right after hanging…

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  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    Godzilla: King of the Monsters

    ★★★½

    I think this is as good as a 2019 westernized CGI Godzilla battle royal blockbuster film can be.
    No complaints at all with any of the creature designs and as far as watching giant monsters smack eachother around goes, it doesn't get much better than this. Iconic imagery, sound design and emotional weight to each battle, plus a bonus 1/2 star for letting me watch them destroy the shit out of Boston.
    I'm still stubborn and haven't completely come around…

  • Santa with Muscles

    Santa with Muscles

    ★★★½

    Cinema doesn't get much better than this