Death Note (2017) … A Netflix Original

Netflix continues to add to its ever evolving catalog of viewing entertainment. Its newest film addition is an Americanized version of the popular Shonen Jump’s manga series Death Note. Death Note created by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata, is the story of Light Yagami who encounters a Death Note dropped to earth by a Shinigami, … Continue reading

Odd Thomas (2013)

I can be a verbose writer. Very wordy, going off on tangents and generally sprawling myself out like a walrus hogging the whole couch and making you kids sit on the floor. Sometimes, concise is better. Especially when there’s not much to say about a subject. Take this movie I’m writing about now, ODD THOMAS, … Continue reading


Following my recent unfortunate viewing of Tim Burton’s execrable DARK SHADOWS (2012; Deggsy’s review), I felt poisoned by what I’d seen. I’ve written previously about how I hate the TWILIGHT-style type of mopey pseudo-vampires, and I’m not all that fond of the tragic-romantic bloodsuckers of other works. To me, vampires need to be feral, predatory. … Continue reading

Trailer Released for Abel Ferrara’s 4:44 Last Day on Earth

Abel Ferrara is no newcomer to the horror genre. He directed 1979’s classic, THE DRILLER KILLER; the 1981 exploitation opus MS. 45; 1993’s BODY SNATCHERS; and 1995’s THE ADDICTION. Ferrara is back, this time with a story about a very somber look at what might happen when human beings know they have one more day … Continue reading