Although they are the coin of the realm in Hollywood and other film industry areas, the screenplay is an odd thing to read. Good ones flow like a solidly written story. Harlan Ellison was the master of the readable script, and his work on the television pilot sequel to A Boy and His Dog is […]Read more "And say goodbye to my wife for me. I’ll say hello to yours.: S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk"
This week, we revisit another of the columns Trista and I wrote for the CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT site back in 2016-2018. In March of 2017, we caught an anthology flick of horror and horrific crime tales set in Mexico. As fans of world horror, we were stoked to see the thing and it balanced the […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: MEXICO BARBARO"
This week, Trista K. Robichaud returns to collaborate on a film review. It’s a brand new piece in the spirit of our old Alamo Cinema Massacre column. Welcome back, Trista! Synopsis: Psychology PhD student Dani (Florence Pugh) has relationship problems – she has needy bipolar sister Terri (Klaudia Csányi) and an uncommunicative boyfriend (Jack Reynor) […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: MIDSOMMAR"
This week, we take another opportunity to turn the clock back and check out one of the columns written for our Alamo Cinema Massacre column . . . While Trista was bedridden due to complications from her pregnancy, I did my best to make sure she had everything she needed to be comfortable and anxiety-low. […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: WE ARE THE FLESH"
Synopsis: Kirsty Cotton has been on the run from the strange forces of Hell for almost thirty years. Ever since her family was touched by the Lament Configuration and the weird menaces it brought with it, ever since uncle Frank sought pleasures beyond the pale and was torn apart for his troubles, and ever since […]Read more "SUCH SIGHTS TO SHOW YOU: MARK ALAN MILLER’S HELLRAISER: THE TOLL"
A new year is upon us! Happy New Year from the ConsideringStories crew. This year, we will be trying a few new things in format, including adding some of our Alamo Cinema Massacre style film reviews as a regular feature MOVIE MONDAYS. Later in the week, we will announce a new series looking at the […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE DEVIL’S CANDY"
A cold night in November finds an empty train arriving in the town of Oxrun Station, Connecticut. But is it empty? The train stops, no one is seen to depart, but that night two brutal murders occur, a strange canine is seen in the woods, a carriage seems to drive itself, and more ill omens […]Read more "A Hammer Movie for the Mind’s Eye: Charles L. Grant’s The Soft Whisper of the Dead"