I’m A Tolerant Horror Fan, Yet I Still Don’t Like Fulci’s The Beyond. And I Really, Really Tried.

From 1981, this morning's second movie. https://youtu.be/HgbSOUlOCQc Way back in 2000, I blind-bought this on DVD for just over $40-- lured in by the releases's deluxe tin box packaging-- at the now-defunct Media Play chain. After watching the film, I immediately regretted my purchase. Not my kind of Horror flick, let's just say. I sold … Continue reading I’m A Tolerant Horror Fan, Yet I Still Don’t Like Fulci’s The Beyond. And I Really, Really Tried.

Sidewinder’s View: Alone In The Dark (1982) [Mild Spoilers]

I've never found the movie all that scary, but it's very colorful and entertaining, and, most importantly, clever, with more emphasis on character and plot than one might expect for a genre picture of the early Eighties.

Today’s Second Homemade FAKE Criterion!

Recently, on a podcast, I watched the host and his guests discussing modern Hollywood's cozy relationship with the CIA. https://youtu.be/m0cdZO3WNM0 The group consensus here was that Hollywood hadn't made a movie critical of the CIA since 1975's Three Days Of The Condor. https://youtu.be/DE3yZXQQnPo Apparently, none of them had heard of this movie: While The Amateur … Continue reading Today’s Second Homemade FAKE Criterion!