Author: Steve Habrat

RUSH

In 1976, little Opie Taylor himself Ron Howard starred in the Roger Corman car chase movie called Eat My Dust, agreeing to be in...

PRISONERS

Earlier this summer, news broke out of Cleveland that three girls who had been missing for over a decade had finally been found alive...

THE WORLD’S END

In 2004, America had the pleasure of being introduced to Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and director Edgar Wright, a trio of British funny guys...

YOU’RE NEXT

It’s extremely rare for Hollywood to muster up one semi-decent horror movie a year. Sure, there is always one or two that manage to...

THE CONJURING

There was a time when I thought that James Wan was a hack. In 2004, he failed to move me with his industrial indie...

Guillermo del Toro’s PACIFIC RIM

These days, it is extremely difficult and rare for a major Hollywood studio to take a creative risk, especially during the hot and humid...

THIS IS THE END

With interest rapidly fading in the abysmal The Hangover Part III, the film that almost everyone assumed would be the must-see comedy of 2013,...

THE EVIL DEAD

I think that most horror fans would agree that Sam Raimi’s 1981 ultra-low budget horror film The Evil Dead stands as one of the...

Pharmalogical Thriller: SIDE EFFECTS

Rumor has it that Side Effects, the slinky, sexy new psychological thriller from busybody director Steven Soderbergh (Contagion, Haywire, Magic Mike) will be his...

CRIMEWATCH: Killing Them Softly

I can’t really say that I’ve ever left a crime thriller with my stomach in a knot. I didn’t know it was possible for...