WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND

This weekend, 11-13 – 11-15, there’s some shit you should definitely watch. BOYZ IN THE HOOD (1991) If you’ve already seen this, it’s time for a re-watch. If you’ve never seen this, get on it quick. John Singleton‘s groundbreaking and sadly still relevant look at life in the hood and the systematic racism that perpetuatesContinue reading “WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND”

DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT: David Lynch

David Lynch is one of the best auteurs we have left. His unique form of ambiguous, dream-like and non-plot centric narratives has created great frustration and controversy among many audiences and a small portion of film critics, namely, Roger Ebert (R.I.P.). Ebert appreciated Lynch‘s technical proficiency and obvious talent, but was taken aback and atContinue reading “DIRECTOR SPOTLIGHT: David Lynch”

Franchise with Me: HALLOWEEN w/ Michael Palladino

Welcome to my first recurring segment on margetismoviereviews.com, Franchise With Me, where me and a lucky buddy watch a movie franchise together, then assess its value based on overall quality, cultural significance and how entertaining it is. Joining me for this is Phoenix comedian, free-lance writer, avid 80s horror fan and the man who sleepsContinue reading “Franchise with Me: HALLOWEEN w/ Michael Palladino”

PUNISH YOURSELF WITH THESE AWFUL HORROR MOVIES

Shut up. You deserve it. I. Werewolves, Vampires and Incestuous Shape Shifters The Howling II: Your Sister is a Werewolf (1985) Also known by its alternate title Howling II: Stirba – Werewolf Bitch is a perplexingly awful follow-up to an already bad werwolf hit, The Howling. It retcons a bunch of a plot elements, takesContinue reading “PUNISH YOURSELF WITH THESE AWFUL HORROR MOVIES”

Halloween Streaming Checklist

Movies on Netflix: The Addams Family As Above So Below The Blackcoat’s Daughter Creep Creep 2 The Evil Dead Gerald’s Game Green Room Poltergeist Session 9 Shutter The Silence of the Lambs Under the Shadow TV Shows on Netflix: Black Mirror Hannibal The Haunting of Hill House (NOT Bly Manor) Stranger Things The Twilight ZoneContinue reading “Halloween Streaming Checklist”

PLEASE WATCH THIS: Showgirls (1995)

Sometimes movies just stick with you in a way you never saw cumming. Legendarily hated upon its release by both critics and mainstream audiences, Paul Verhoeven‘s explicit, outrageous and anything but sexy Showgirls has gained a momentous cult following in years since its 1995 release, especially among the LGBTQIA community. Parody shows are frequently performedContinue reading “PLEASE WATCH THIS: Showgirls (1995)”

The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 5 (#10-1)*

Horror movies have been around since the invention of film but I’d argue they didn’t truly let their freak flag fly until the 1980s. This Renaissance of Horror brought about a lot of vocal detractors like conservative groups, Christian groups, conservative Christian groups and those nerf herders, the Reagans. But no organization was as detrimentalContinue reading “The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 5 (#10-1)*”

The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 4 (#20-11)*

Horror movies have been around since the invention of film but I’d argue they didn’t truly let their freak flag fly until the 1980s. This Renaissance of Horror brought about a lot of vocal detractors like conservative groups, Christian groups, conservative Christian groups and those shit goblins, the Reagans. But no organization was as detrimentalContinue reading “The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 4 (#20-11)*”

The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 3 (#30-21)*

Horror movies have been around since the invention of film but I’d argue they didn’t truly let their freak flag fly until the 1980s. This Renaissance of Horror brought about a lot of vocal detractors like conservative groups, Christian groups, conservative Christian groups and those bastards, the Reagans. But no organization was as detrimental toContinue reading “The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 3 (#30-21)*”

The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 2 (#40-31)*

Horror movies have been around since the invention of film but I’d argue they didn’t truly let their freak flag fly until the 1980s. This Renaissance of Horror brought about a lot of vocal detractors like conservative groups, Christian groups, conservative Christian groups and those buttheads, the Reagans. But no organization was as detrimental toContinue reading “The 50 Best 80s Horror Movies *Part 2 (#40-31)*”