Review – Michael Myers Says Bye-Bye? (“Halloween Ends”)

After twelve films, a movie franchise that has outlasted many others, and countless Halloween merchandising sales, they’re ending the series? I don’t believe it; not for a second! I’m calling it right now, look for a Halloween: Reborn or Halloween: Resurrection in the future. Instead of picking up from the events of last year’s Halloween…

Review – The San Fernando Valley Bites (“Day Shift”)

Mix John Carpenter’s Vampires, Van Helsing, and From Dawn Til Dusk, and you’ll have this dark comedy about vampire hunters in Reseda. Oh, they’re also hunting blood-suckers in my hometown of Simi Valley, so there’s that. Jamie Foxx stars as Bud Jablonski, a disgraced vampire killer who is trying to get back into his union.…

R. I. P. Clu Gulager 1928-2022

Clu Gulager was one of a handful of actors/musicians I met when I first moved to California while working at a convenience store in LA. He seemed genuinely surprised to be recognized and more so when I spoke to him of his work in “The Glass House”, a television adaptation of a short story by…