Top 10 A24 Movies

A24 is probably the best indie film company out there. Here is my list of the ten best along with some honorable mentions. 10. Under the Skin directed by: Jonathan Glazer; written by: Jonathan Glazer & Walter Campbell & Michael Faber cast: Scarlett Johannson, Krystof Hadek, Paul Brannigan, Michael Moreland, Scott Dymond, Jeremy McWilliams, LynseyContinue reading “Top 10 A24 Movies”

2021 Movie Reviews: Last Night in Soho / Antlers / Anything for Jackson

Two disappointments and a wonderful surprise. Last Night in Soho Last Night in Soho is the first Edgar Wright film that feels like a downright squandering of potential, but it’s also the film most outside of his comfort zone, so I give him props for trying. The movie opens incredibly strong with an interesting, 60sContinue reading “2021 Movie Reviews: Last Night in Soho / Antlers / Anything for Jackson”

Franchise w/ Me: Dark Castle Entertainment w/ Danny Gurrola

In the late 90s and early 2000s, mainstream American horror was at its absolute lowest point. Whether it was terribly uninspired Scream ripoffs like I Know What You Did Last Summer or The Rage: Carrie 2, 80s Franchise Horror hanger-ons like Jason X and Halloween: Resurrection, or the introduction of an awful new genre –Continue reading “Franchise w/ Me: Dark Castle Entertainment w/ Danny Gurrola”

2021 Movie Reviews: Dune / The French Dispatch / The Last Duel

Some very big movies this week. Dune: Part I I’ve never read Frank Herbert‘s novel but I’ve seen the ill-fated 1984 David Lynch film adaptation and despite a few interesting visual ideas, the movie was a gigantic mess. It was as if Leatherface edited it with a chainsaw, entire blocks of story were missing andContinue reading “2021 Movie Reviews: Dune / The French Dispatch / The Last Duel”

HORROR FRANCHISE HOLY TRINITY: RANKED

There’s been several horror franchises over the years but none had the weight in the context of the time they were released (and now revered) as these three – Halloween, Friday the 13th and my personal favorite, A Nightmare on Elm Street. Before I got into pretentious Criterion shit, I was an insatiable horror houndContinue reading “HORROR FRANCHISE HOLY TRINITY: RANKED”

Ultimate Halloween Streaming Guide

Hey so Halloween is coming up and a bunch of you are asking me for streaming suggestions, so here’s a guide to my personal horror and/or Halloween-themed favorites on all the streamers that aren’t Disney+. I. NETFLIX FILM The Conjuring (2013) The Conjuring 2 (2016) Creep (2014) Gerald’s Game (2017) His House (2020) It ComesContinue reading “Ultimate Halloween Streaming Guide”

40 Best 90s Horror Films: Part 2 (#20-#1)

Last year, I kicked off Margetis Movie Reviews with The 50 Best 80s Horror Films, a five part article and countdown of the best horror films of the best decade of horror. This year, I’m tackling a less golden era of horror cinema, one that gave us some major league crap but still managed toContinue reading “40 Best 90s Horror Films: Part 2 (#20-#1)”

2021 Movie Reviews: The Eyes of Tammy Faye / The Many Saints of Newark / Titane / VHS94

Nothing terrible this week, but one thing that’s great. The Eyes of Tammy Faye Michael Showalter‘s biopic dramedy, The Eyes of Tammy Faye, tells the story of televangelist couple Jim Bakker (Andrew Garfield) and Tammy Faye Baker (Jessica Chastain) and their rise and fall from super stardom within the bubble of fear-based Evangelical Christianity inContinue reading “2021 Movie Reviews: The Eyes of Tammy Faye / The Many Saints of Newark / Titane / VHS94”

40 Best 90s Horror Films: Part 1 (#40-#21)

Last year, I kicked off Margetis Movie Reviews with The 50 Best 80s Horror Films, a five part article and countdown of the finest horror films from the best decade of horror. This year, I’m tackling a somewhat less golden era of horror cinema, one that gave us some major league crap but still managedContinue reading “40 Best 90s Horror Films: Part 1 (#40-#21)”