Monday, January 25 2010
The recent and depressingly bland episode "Johari Window" was another in a distressingly large number of dull episodes bookended by a few spectacular gems. Will Fringe ever fulfill its potential and become a consistently great show?
Sunday, January 24 2010
Yet another entry in a popular '70s horror sub-genre we'll call "nature on the rampage", in which previously harmless local fauna, or some hideous mutation, set their teeth on the citizenry.
Thursday, December 17 2009
Cameron's evocations of everything from Blackwater's Iraq massacres to the Trail of Tears gives his story an uncommon resonance. This is a whole new kind of science fiction filmmaking, something particularly grandly spectacular, even if occasionally daft and overblown.
Tuesday, November 3 2009
Reminiscent, in all the best ways, of Neil Gaiman and Kurt Vonnegut’s finest works, Matt Wagner’s opening salvo of his new Vertigo series shows the world still has need for the archetypes inherent in Wagner’s Parsifal.
Tuesday, October 27 2009
Wednesday, October 21 2009
In its third year, the Dark Carnival Film Festival attracts filmmakers and audiences with a real love for the horror film genre.
Monday, October 5 2009
The modern-day stories mirror our society's uncaring treatment of outsider groups without being too blatant.
Wednesday, September 23 2009
The terrifying, 'it could happen today' message of this story is best told in the Atwood's book, rather than the film version.