Sinister: You’ve seen some of it before, but not all of it

Sinister - 2012 Director Scott Derrickson Starring Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, Nick King, James Ransone, Clare Foley, Michael Hall D'Addario Screenplay Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill Sinister is a strange name for this film, even if it is technically correct.  As defined: threatening or portending evil, harm, or trouble; ominous, it works.  For some reason, I picture Snidely … Continue reading Sinister: You’ve seen some of it before, but not all of it

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John Carpenter’s The Ward has plenty going for it, even if he’s working with a pedestrian script

John Carpenter's The Ward - 2011 Directed by John Carpenter Starring Amber Heard, Mamie Gummer, Danielle Panabaker, Laura-Leigh, Lyndsy Fonseca, Mika Boorem, Jared Harris, Susana Burney, Dan Anderson Written by Michael and Shawn Rasmussen The best of John Carpenter is among the best films of the late 70's and early 80's.  Halloween, Assault on Precinct … Continue reading John Carpenter’s The Ward has plenty going for it, even if he’s working with a pedestrian script