Category Bad movies

The Conjuring 2 – Movies Should Not Suck

Okay, it didn’t actually suck. Completely, anyway. I did not particularly care for the Saw franchise. I did not really like the Insidious franchise. Maybe I am not a James Wan fan… I loved The Conjuring so much I thought we were turning over a new leaf in modern horror. (See the relevant paragraph here.) […]

Nightfall

Pardon this mini-post-slash-rant, but enough is enough! When the hell are we going to get a decent big screen Nightfall? I refer of course to the Isaac Asimov classic, long version with Robert Silverberg. Wiki here. As much rubbish as makes it to the big screen yet there have been, so far as I can […]

Showdown somewhere in Missouri

This post will contain what would traditionally be called spoilers, but to imply anything could spoil Showdown at Area 51 is like saying anything can spoil curdled milk. Hopefully none of you have seen Showdown at Area 51 yet and hopefully none of you ever will. It’s seven years old at this point, so hopefully […]

Occupant occupied my time

I have to really wonder about this one. What was going through the minds of the creators when they made this one? Spoilers follow. If you haven’t seen Occupant yet and don’t want to ruin the experience, well, let it ruin itself. First the good. I was constantly impressed with the cinematography and camera work. […]

Desire is the root of all suffering

Or so said the Buddha. I think he was right. If you desire for a movie to be good, it will suck, and you will suffer.  I recently had the opportunity to watch two more films on my ’70s horror trip down nostalgia lane. This morning I viewed the Italian Argento film Suspiria. I’ll cut […]

These things generally suck

Yet movies should not suck… http://www.theonion.com/articles/fans-of-green-screens-incredibly-fakelooking-thing,33323/ Where are we going? Are there alternatives?

Paycheck

Well I guess I risk beating a dead horse by picking on a nearly ten year old movie, but I’ve just finished watching Paycheck and, though I normally refrain from posting immediately (to allow diffusion and settling etc), I fear I might not care enough later to point out in a post how preposterous this […]

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