Director and Screenwriter Mike Flanagan’s film Doctor Sleep, an adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling 2013 novel of the same name sees a middle-aged Danny (son of Jack) Torrance seeking to start a new life in a new town yet being drawn into battling a troupe of steam-addicted, child-killing near immortals by a young girl rich […]

Director :  Todd Phillips Starring:  Jonah Hill, Miles Teller Available on:  Netflix Right now it seems if you don’t have an opinion on Todd Phillips’ DC foray you’re either dead or Joaquin Phoenix.  Having not seen  Joker  hasn’t stopped anyone from offering an opinion to date but journalistic integrity (and frugality and laziness) has driven me to explore Todd Phillips’ back […]

Available on:  Netflix Starring:  Patrick Wilson Directed by:  Vincenzo Natalie I think Stephen King really hates mowing lawns.  He has managed to find horror in the lawnmower itself in  The Lawnmower Man (1992),  King appeared as a half man / half grass monster in  Creepshow (1982)  and most recently has had Netflix adapt his novella  In The Tall Grass (2019).  While Sunday garden maintenance can […]

Between the years 2011 and 2013, an astral phenomenon occurred which caused several different Screenwriters to have the same idea.  The product of that idea was the following films: Melancholia (2011)  – Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth. Another Earth (2011) – On the night of the discovery […]

In the hit and miss genre of anthology television, Black Mirror has always stood out as being more hit than miss.  While the same could be said for the latest trio of offerings, one episode in particular is easily the weakest to date. Black Mirror has always been at its best as an exploration of well-drawn […]