Harold’s Going Stiff (2011) Review

The DVD packaging promised me a full-on comedy in the style of Shaun of the Dead; a line of marketing that did the movie no favours at all. By sending me in expecting to have my ribs tickled, rather than my heart strings plucked, the distributors ensured that I spent the first half of the movie resenting it for what it is, rather than enjoying … Continue reading Harold’s Going Stiff (2011) Review

Escape From Tomorrow (2013) Review

On the last day of the White’s family vacation to Disnyworld™, the father of the family, Jim (Roy Abramsohn), finds out that he is losing his job. Electing to keep the news from his family so that they can enjoy their last day at the park, Jim begins to have a series of strange experiences, both real and (presumably) hallucinatory. Along the way we encounter … Continue reading Escape From Tomorrow (2013) Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) Review

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay brings (or starts to bring; the book has been split into 2 movies) my least favorite of the Hunger Games books to the big screen. In this, the third book, we leave the games themselves behind, following Katniss’ rescue/kidnapping from the arena at the end of Catching Fire, and are brought into the wider world of Panem, where the seeds of … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014) Review

Crocodile (2000) Review

8 teenagers take a spring break boat trip, where the local legend of “Flat Dog”, a giant crocodile who supposedly once lived in the areas’ lakes and swamps, may not be as mythical as people assume. Messing with the large eggs the group find, turns out to be a really bad idea… Tobe Hooper is probably the biggest hit-and-miss directors in horror. For every The Texas … Continue reading Crocodile (2000) Review