Joel anVALISok

Joel anVALISok

Punk rock, sci-fi, and horror enthusiast.

Favorite films

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Brazil
  • Evil Dead II
  • Ikiru

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  • The Wailing

    ★★★★

  • Cat-Women of the Moon

    ★★

  • Black Mirror: USS Callister

    ★★★★

  • Destination Moon

    ★★★

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  • The Wailing

    The Wailing

    ★★★★

    This is a Korean possession movie. It is certainly far removed from the Catholic ones which usually come out. Our main character Jong-goo, played by Kwak Do-won, is a policeman who keeps seeing local people kill their families after developing a strange skin condition. The story slowly shifts to focus on Jong-goo's daughter, Hyo-jin played by Kim Hwan-hee. Soon various shamans and a priest enter the picture. Rituals to remove the spirits are attempted and it becomes clear more than…

  • Cat-Women of the Moon

    Cat-Women of the Moon

    ★★

    Astronauts find giant spiders and sexy cat-women on the moon. The cat-women do some interpretative dances and plot to steal the rocket and take over the Earth with their mind control. Thankfully only 64 minutes.

    Watched on youtube and tweeted along with the #BMovieManiacs crew.

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  • Friday the 13th

    Friday the 13th

    ★★★

    This was all over the place. Large portions I was just waiting for it to be over, but there were some good parts. The parts following Clay, played by Jared Padalecki, and Whitney, played by Amanda Righetti, were the strong bits. All of the cannon fodder that is only onscreen to be killed by Jason were annoying, but not on screen enough to have their deaths be satisfying. You can tell they poured some money into this, the production is…

  • Halloween Ends

    Halloween Ends

    ★★★

    This is a strange one. They really did something different and it sometimes works. One of our protagonists accidently had a kid die while he was babysitting. His shunning left him vulnerable. All good except the vulnerbility leads to him being influenced by Michael Myers who is living in a storm drain somehow. He meets Laurie's granddaughter who decides to pursue him as they are both outside the good graces of Haddonfield society. The usual Halloween things happen and Jamie…