April 2019

*contains spoilers The horror movie Us (2019) could also stand for U.S. or United States because the phenomenon which unfolds in the film seems to be only happening in that country. That is not to say that it isn’t happening elsewhere but the events seem to be homegrown. As the beginning of the movie declares:…

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*contains spoilers J.J. Abrams is the man who directed the Star Trek films (2009 and 2013), Super 8 (2011) and of course two parts of the latest Star Wars trilogy (2015 and 2019) and who wrote Forever Young (1992), Armageddon (1998), not to mention some people’s favorite Gone Fishin’ (1997). His Bad Robot Productions along…

Read more Overlord and Other Nazi Zombies

As I set out to write this blog, I guess I have to ask this question. But those who like cult films, or have cult films of their own, already know the answer. It’s those films which we connect with, no matter what the critics say… films which we claim as our own, whether we…

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