Macabre Month of Horror: Movie Review #18 “Alien” and “Aliens”

Welcome to day eighteen of our Fourth Annual Macabre Month of Horror. Halloween is upon us and today’s Jumping Off Point review is of the classic horror flicks “Alien” and “Aliens” Please keep in mind these are Horror Movies and the video reviews contain content from the films that may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Remember…

Sam’s Movie Recommendation of the Week #4

Reasons to watch It’s a giant monster movie that also manages to be a competent drama. The effects are great. There is a mix of CG and practical effects and all looks very good. Quentin Tarantino named this one of his favorite movies since he became a filmmaker. If that isn’t a big enough recommendation…

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) is overrated and self indulgent

2001: A Space Odyssey is often considered a sci-fi masterpiece. Praised by many as the greatest sci-fi film of all time. Even praised by some as the greatest film of all time… Which is why many people will want to tear me apart when I say that it is not a good film. The movie has…

‘The World’s End’ wraps up the Blood and Ice Cream trilogy perfectly

The World’s End is the final installment in the Cornetto trilogy from Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and Edgar Wright. The first two films in the trilogy being “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz”. Both were fantastic movies, so expectations were high for “The World’s End”. All three films in the trilogy star the excellent…

Repo Men (2010) Movie Review

*SPOILER FREE* “Repo Men” is another film that came on that 4 dvd pack with 12 Monkeys and Children of Men. I didn’t know what to expect from this film. I had no idea what it was about and usually on the 4 DVD packs there is at least one bad movie. “Repo Men” not…