Author: Josiah Howard

A STAR IS BORN

What is there to say about a film whose story is such a winner that it has now been made for the fourth time...

Bette Davis in DEAD RINGER

Dead Ringer: A person or thing that seems exactly like someone or something else. You have to admit that the idea of taking over...

Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman

The trailer for Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman is deceiving: this is definitely not a black/white buddy comedy. Ripped from the headlines, BlacKkKlansman is instead, a...

Alfred Hitchcock’s THE BIRDS

Okay, I’ll admit it: The Birds never scared me—not even as a child. Still, on the 55th anniversary of the picture’s release, Alfred Hitchcock’s...

Skyscraper

A melding of The Towering Inferno and Die Hard, Skyscraper is an actioner right for the times. Dwayne Johnson is Will Sawyer, a former...

PSYCHO II

On the 35th anniversary of the film’s release, it’s time to Give Psycho II it’s proper due. Hitting movie houses a full twenty-two years...

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Fans of the Jurassic Park franchise won’t be disappointed by this latest instalment but they might not be thrilled by it either. There’s a...

A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place is one of those films that reminds you that there are still many good horror films to be made. Place it...

CRIMEWATCH: Death Wish

Strange the outrage that has accompanied the release of Bruce Willis’ 2018 update of 1974’s Death Wish. The original starred Charles Bronson, an engaging...