Category: Movies

The Subtle Horror of “Crawl”

I really liked “Crawl” due to its fresh feeling in a sea (or lake) of unoriginal horror movies and shows. I’m looking at you, Stranger Things. It All Makes Sense! From the beginning “Crawl” made sense in terms of how the story is told. Haley (played by Kaya Scodelario) is able to swim away effectively […]

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“Hellboy” Hell Yeah!

“Hellboy” (2019) directed by Neil Marshall is an interesting film in that it strays from the traditional superhero model and gives the audience a hero that is badass but also tired of the hero gig. Metal and Action While the movie struggles story-wise in some places, the action set pieces are exactly what one would […]

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Why “Us” is a Striking Film

Jordan Peele’s “Us” is a gripping film with a lot to unpack from the opening moment until the credits. It is an interesting look at how we as Americans separate ourselves into the haves and have-nots. Mole People! So to start, there is an obvious reference to people living underground–mole people–in that the “Tethered” live […]

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