Favorite films

  • Kill Bill: Vol. 1
  • Amer
  • Marie Antoinette
  • Frances Ha

Recent activity

  • Santo and Blue Demon vs. Dracula and the Wolf Man


  • Heat

  • Cutie Honey


  • John Wick: Chapter 4

Recent reviews

  • Satan Wants You

    Satan Wants You


    As a child of the ‘80s, I grew up at the height of the Satanic Panic, and it’s always fascinated me. I lived in a small rural town in Southern Pennsylvania, which was probably the worst for the kinds of whispers and paranoia that fueled these irrational fears. We were essentially free range children, who didn’t have to be back until dark or dinner, whichever came first. The only thing we were warned of by our parents was to be…

  • The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster

    The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster


    Bomani J. Story’s The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster just screened at SXSW, and it’s an impressive take on Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein through a more timely perspective. This story transpires in the present day in an inner city neighborhood overrun with drugs, gangs, and violence, and that’s where we meet Vicaria (Laya DeLeon Hayes), a brilliant young Black girl who’s spent her life haunted by death: first her mother, who was on the cusp of graduating from nursing…

Popular reviews

  • KFC



    KFC is a film that simply shouldn’t exist and the fact that it does is pretty amazing. I was lured into watching the seventy minute oddity thanks the warning on the NYAFF website that simply said “WATCH AT YOUR OWN RISK!” With some of the stranger films that tend to get programmed at the festival and seeing that warning on a description was effectively a giant neon sign pointed directly at me shouting, “YOU NEED TO SEE THIS!”

    I wasn’t…

  • Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls

    Onyx the Fortuitous and the Talisman of Souls


    I think I first came across Andrew Bowser’s, alter ego Onyx the Fortuitous sometime in 2015, after viewing the viral “E3 Weird Gamer Guy” video. In the video, which starts out like your standard amateur gamer site E3 vlog, we have a woman gamer interviewing con attendees, when she comes across the awkward, bearded, fedora wearing, black clad Onyx (Andrew Bowser). After a few false starts the man who feels like an amalgam of cringe fandom stereotypes literally begins machine…