• The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★

    Combine a check list of Stephen King-isms: a paranormally gifted girl child, a child killer and their ghost kid victims, an abusive parental figure, bullying, a slur, and a police investigation (w/ barely any scenes of the cops), barely flesh any of that out, combine into a blender to create a meandering hour long character development arc for a spineless chap in the suburbs of Denver.

  • The Batman

    The Batman

    ★★★★★

    Bitch...Wow

  • Halloween Kills

    Halloween Kills

    ★★★

    An incredibly disjointed film that reeks of "middle of the trilogy" syndrome. Where seeing different areas of Haddonfield and the people in it make for a refreshing experience most horror reboots with iconic towns skim right over, ham-fisted monologues, overwrought scenes of mob mentality, horrendously idiotic character decisions (that aren't even fun to joke a about), Allison becoming a nothing character, and Michael's teleportation abilities raising to over 9,000 hamper this movie down, and make an uninteresting, overly-long slog out of a movie that's just over an hour and a half.

  • Savageland

    Savageland

    ★★★★★

    One of the most suspenseful and well made found footage/true crime style horror movies I've seen in a long time. Audiences are only ever given glimpses of the carnage that befell Sangre de Cristo via dark, obscure photographs and interviews speculating over what really happened, and that dearth of information keeps the tension wound tight throughout the movies run time. The lack of a typical first-person POV of the bloodshed is never a slog as one might expect, and the…