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  • Hack-O-Lantern

    Hack-O-Lantern

    ★★★½

    Watched this on Joe Bob's Last Drive-In.

    Hooptober Se7en: This Time It’s Personnel

    50 Days Of Horror 2020

    Definitely a case of lost-in-translation, where an Indian director comes in to make what he thinks is a purely American horror movie, and so there's many things about it that feel so off.

    But that's part of the fun.

  • Haunt

    Haunt

    ★★★★½

    Hooptober Se7en: This Time It’s Personnel

    50 Days Of Horror 2020

    Watched this on Joe Bob's Last Drive-In.

    Some fun info about the writer/director duo: around the time I was graduating high school and doing a year of college in Davenport Iowa, these two guys were starting to make a name for themselves in the area. I remember reading an article about them, and they said their big inspiration for making movies was going to see Brian De Palma's Mission…

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  • Captain America: Civil War

    Captain America: Civil War

    ★★★★★

    The Craptacular Revue: Bonus Episode!

    Everything that Batman V Superman failed at, this movie succeeds with. New characters are naturally integrated into the story, both sides have sympathetic logic, and everyone is well-developed.

    Spider-Man is handled really well, with probably the most accurate and well-executed film version of Peter Parker (even if it is in a pretty short amount of time). Characters that I've never cared much for, like Ant-Man and Scarlet Witch, are played perfectly here and at the…

  • Freaked

    Freaked

    ★★★★★

    Hooptober Se7en: This Time It’s Personnel

    50 Days Of Horror 2020

    I'll say it: this is the best collaboration between Alex Winters and Keanu Reeves. Yep, even better than A Walk In The Clouds.

    The best way to describe the tone of this is if you combine the spoof style of the Zuckers & Abrahams movies, with the gonzo style of early 90's late night MTV comedy like Liquid Television. It's a mile-a-minute, constantly creative, visually explosive, and fucking hilarious.