Poltergeist: My First Horror

I am only 7 years old, running aimlessly around the neighborhood cul de sac like any 7-year-old would do. “Poltergeist is playing, Poltergeist is playing!” yells Deedoo, my next door neighbor who’s one year younger than me.  I have no idea what “Poltergeist” is. Is it a tv show maybe having something to do with Star Wars because... Continue Reading →

The Inner Space of Ad Astra

“Space I understand.” “I’ve been trained to compartmentalize.” “Most of us spend our entire lives in hiding.” Since Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), “outer space” has become the ultimate misnomer in filmmaking lore. More like “inner constraint,” movies have explored less the vastness of galaxies and more the psychology of the astronaut inside... Continue Reading →

3 Months a Blogger and Grateful

Some people have a writer in them they need to let out. Some write about fly fishing. There's a nice man I follow who writes about his latest barbecue chicken rub. I do movies. A good majority of bloggers choose to write about movies too. Some write well. Some try well. I'd like to think... Continue Reading →

How I Rate the Movies

Rating movies couldn't be any more subjective, personal, and inconsistent. One thing is for sure - a "great" movie doesn't necessarily mean it's a "favorite" movie. I mean, my favorite bad movie is Weekend at Bernie's (for obvious reasons), but I won't be seeing the great Gone with the Wind again because it will take... Continue Reading →

A Cult Theme Gone Sour in Midsommar

Like milk, everything has an expiration date. I’m not sure which one started the rotting process – The Endless, Hereditary, Wild Wild Country, Us, Apostle – but, the cult-themed movie is starting to smell. Even Tarantino has Charles Manson ready to open on July 26, but I think he might be a subplot and can... Continue Reading →

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