Review – Upchucking a Remake (“Child’s Play”)

Somebody shoot me. Here comes yet another remake to torture us all and remind us that Hollywood is fresh out of ideas. UGH!! And if that wasn’t bad enough, the killer doll in question (“Chucky”) is called Buddi, is digitally electronic this time around, and can be operated by your cellphone. *Groan*. Damn millennials! *…

Review – Kid of Steel Needs a Spanking (“Brightburn”)

What if Superman, as a child, had grown up evil instead? That’s the premise for this strangely wicked and off-kilter movie, brought to you by the brother & cousin of director James Gunn (Guardians of the Galaxy). This also marks director David Yarovesky’s U.S. debut in film, although he played a Ravenger in Gunn’s movie.…

Review – Horror and ConfUSion (“Us”)

After his phenomenal success with Get Out, everyone was looking at writer/director Jordan Peele to see what his next project would be because, let’s face it, it’s by your second movie that you are judged. Was his Get Out a fluke or a flash-in-the-pan, or is Peele the genuine article and possibly the next Spielberg?…

Review – No Good Deed Goes Unpunished (“Greta”)

It’s a good thing to be sweet, kind, and loving to others. But what happens when being nice to someone backfires? This is the diabolical tale of what happens when an ordinary girl attempts to do the right thing and returns a handbag to someone who lost it. You may never return a lost wallet…

Review – Deja Vu 2U 2 (“Happy Death Day 2U”)

Boy, that was quick! No sooner than Happy Death Day came out in 2017, then a sequel was announced (due to the huge box office response, of course). This time it’s written by the film’s original director, Christopher Landon, and not Scott Lobdell. And, shockingly, in that rarest of feats, this sequel manages to be…