Synopsis: Joan Mitchell (Jan White)is a suburban housewife with all the baggage that goes along with that title. She has a husband, Jack Mitchell (Bill Thunhurst), who is more interested in pursuing his career, she has a daughter, Nikki “Nix” Mitchell (Joedda McClain), who is ready to fly the nest in as noisy a way […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Season of the Witch"
Synopsis: There’s nothing quite like making a new purchase, and when that purchase happens to be your dream jacket well, that’s the best thing of all, right? Not so, in the case of Georges (Jean Dujardin), who comes to discover than acquiring new possessions sometimes means having those new acquisitions possess you in turn. The […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Deerskin"
A little background before we get to the meat . . . Vampire fiction found a foothold in the American fascination during the 1970s thanks to four books. In 1975, Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot brought the creatures to small town Maine and set them loose. These vamps were the real rotten sorts, the bloodsuckers without […]Read more "Wasted In Life, Useless In Death: Nancy A. Collins’ Sunglasses After Dark"
Synopsis: The Gardner family is not having an easy time with their relocation to the wild hills west of Arkham. Their satellite communication back to the world they left is a bit potchky, impacting matriarch Theresa’s (Joely Richardson) career as a financial advisor. Patriarch Nathan (Nicolas Cage) is trying his best to hold the family […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Color Out of Space"
I treasure the authors who can draw giggles from me with their humor, describe new visions of the fantastic, evoke a new shade of the macabre, or deliver a shock profound enough to make me want to drag my feet up onto the couch or chair where I am reading so they are nowhere near […]Read more "Empathy for Monsters: Gemma Files’ Spectral Evidence"
Synopsis: When faced with despair or a quick end, Michael (Jamal Douglas) chooses to force a fistful of pills down his gullet. He wakes up in the hospital, an attempted suicide under observation. Poor man is stuck in a psych ward, shuffling around or sitting on the floor wearing a hospital gown for a good […]Read more "Movie Mondays: The Quiet Room"
Synopsis: The story opens with happy parents and quickly moves into tragedy and horror. Officer Ritter (Joaquin Cosio) and his wife Marina (Aurora Gil) welcome their new son into the world; unfortunately, Ritter is called away from the hospital before a blank-eyed nurse enters the neonate area and begins butchering children. Five years later, a […]Read more "Movie Mondays: Belzebuth"