The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Watch it Bleed: ‘The Predator’

Shane Black making a new ‘Predator’ film SHOULD be amazing, but it settles for being (barely) above average.

Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 · 1 Comment

Sweet ‘Life’

A grindhouse premise gets the big-budget treatment in this terrifying sci-fi film.

Thursday, 23 March, 2017 · 1 Comment

‘Get’ It!

No joke: comedian Jordan Peele made the best American horror film in decades.

Wednesday, 8 March, 2017 · 2 Comments

No ‘Cure’ for this Stupidity

Not even defenders of Gore Verbinski could forgive what ultimately becomes a waste of off- and onscreen talent.

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017 · 3 Comments

‘Bellus’ magazine Film Reviews

My published reviews for the eclectic San Francisco art magazine.

Monday, 25 April, 2016 · 3 Comments

‘Carrie’ – a load

Once again this year, I watch another watered-down take on Stephen King’s horror classic.

Monday, 16 December, 2013 · 3 Comments

‘Carrie’-d away by Convention

The infamous musical adaptation of Stephen King’s thriller is literally watered down by Ray of Light.

Saturday, 5 October, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Conjuring

The creators of the SAW franchise fare better with an old-fashioned, ’70s-style scarefest.

Wednesday, 11 September, 2013 · 1 Comment

‘Lord’ please, murder my enemies

Yes, Rob Zombie can make great films.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013 · Leave a comment