These three films are the pinnacle of Zombie's career. His Halloween remakes may have grossed more, but this is HIS artistic statement. They are far from perfect, but they are also unforgettable. If you enjoyed the first two in the series, this will not disappoint.
My hopes for this film started to drain the moment I heard Hilton-Jacobs faux Jamaican accent. Why oh why do they ever let that accent into any movie that doesn't take place in the Caribbean? Hell, I even hated it in the third Johnny Depp opus. It's something that should be discouraged at all points. No one likes the approximation of someone who calls pot ganja less than this reviewer. So much for that reunion with the past. How soon till they kill him off?
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
The Lords of Salem - 2012 Writer & Director Rob Zombie Starring Sheri Moon Zombie, Bruce Davison, Jeff Daniel Phillips, Ken Foree, Patricia Quinn, Dee Wallace, María Conchita Alonso, Judy Geeson, Meg Foster There are better things that one could see at the beginning of a movie than a series of wrinkled old hags praising Satan and condemning our Lord and Savior. There are … Continue reading The Lords of Salem: So much wrinkly naked flesh
It's a nearly classic duo of films waiting for a third. Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil's Rejects have a place in the sickened hearts of cult followers. He had something big on the horizon when he was derailed by the quick but unfulfilled success of the Halloween remake and its dud of a … Continue reading Halloween Gems: Cool Papa E Reviews The Firefly Films Of Rob Zombie