4.0

Sleepy Hollow 1.05 “John Doe”

The Rundown: This episode finally gets back to the Horsemen and the impending apocalypse, giving us a glimpse at Conquest (Pestilence?). It has good pacing, though the story they choose to tell seems like...

Day of the Dead (1985)

Day of the Dead is often seen as the black sheep of George A. Romero’s original zombie trilogy.  It departs from the classic siege-style structure of Night of the Living Dead and Dawn of the...
4.5

Ender's Game Review

The Rundown:  An intriguing adaptation of Orson Scott Card's famous novel about a young boy tasked with leading the human race victory against an unknowable alien race. This adaptation is a great...
4.0

The Blacklist 1.06 "Gina Zanetakos"

Week six! The answers we’ve been waiting for! This episode basically picks up from where the last one left off. An argument ensues between Elizabeth (Megan Boone) and Tom Keen (Ryan Eggold) about the...

The Burning (1981)

In an alternate universe very much like our own, few people have ever heard of Jason Voorhees but everybody knows horribly burned summer camp killer Cropsy!  There have been twelve The Burning films,...

The Funhouse (1981)

The opening scene in Tobe Hooper’s The Funhouse is an incredibly meta moment in genre film.  Borrowing elements of classic giallo and riffing directly on the shower scene from Psycho, we are...
4.0

The Blacklist 1.03 "Wujing"

And we’ve made it to week three! This week on The Blacklist the episode begins with the murder of a well-dressed man for his fingerprints in Shanghai (the assailants cut off his hand) to decode a CIA...