Knives Out (*****) is a donut inside of a donut hole

"This is one of the best films of the year. It's also one of the best mystery films I remember seeing. My daughter solved it about midway through. She just wasn't sure how she'd solved it until Johnson let us all see. "

Halloween 2018 (*1/2) serves no purpose

Michael Myers has haunted me for years in my sleep. Even before I knew who Freddy Kruger was. One film has sustained me this long, even though they clearly have never figured out how to expand on the effect. 

Forgotten Gem: John Carpenter’s Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition finally comes to High Def

Halloween - 1978 Director John Carpenter Starring Jamie Lee Curtis, Donald Pleasence, P.J. Soles, Nancy Loomis, Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards, Brian Andrews Screenplay Carpenter and Debra Hill The Shape.  The Innocence.  The piano score.  The lens that showed the danger just out of focus, and then in focus.  Just for a second.  The leaves that blow in, almost … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: John Carpenter’s Halloween 35th Anniversary Edition finally comes to High Def