Author: Sam Kench

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Alejandro González Iñárritu’s BIRDMAN

Birdman is a new dramedy from Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu starring Michael Keaton, Edward Norton, Emma Stone, and Zach Galifianakis among others. Michael Keaton plays...

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CRIMEWATCH: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Writer-Director Shane Black’s Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) is a dark comedy with a strong noir edge about a murder mystery being pursued by...

COTTAGE COUNTRY

Cottage Country is a movie that I saw a trailer for and then just sort of forgot about until they added it to Netflix....

MANIAC

Maniac is a remake of a film from 1980 with the same title (read about it at GCDB). I have not yet seen the...

THE ORPHANAGE

The Orphanage is a Spanish film from 2007 that garnered a great deal of praise upon its release. The film was directed by J.A....

John Carpenter’s VAMPIRES

Director John Carpenter is a Master of Horror. Sometimes he fails to deliver but he will always be known as one of the greats...

THE DESCENT

The basic plot of The Descent (2005) is as follows: A group of women (Natalie Mendoza, Shauna MacDonald, Alex Reid, Nora Jane Noone) go...

VACANCY

I wasn’t expecting much going into Vacancy. I figured it would just be your run of the mill “gorror” film. My interest was officially...

RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD

INTRODUCTION: A HISTORY OF THE LIVING DEAD Return of the Living Dead (1985) is often confused with being a sequel to Night of the...

THE SERPENT AND THE RAINBOW

The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988) is an absolute classic from the master of horror Wes Craven. It’s the kind that just doesn’t get...