DEATH WISH 3 is the most Cannon movie Cannon ever Cannon'd. If that sentence makes sense to you, this movie is probably for you.
Val Lewton's fourth RKO horror film loses Jacques Tourneur as a director, which is an obvious shame. Editor Mark Robson gets the promotion up to director for this one, and he does an adequate enough job mimicking Tourneur's use of shadows, but he can't quite capture the same mood. I feel like this might be a movie a lot of modern audiences sort of talk themselves into liking because they feel it's important, given that it's an early film about…
SHIN C-SPAN, is what they should have called this turd.
If "bureaucracy porn" was a genre, this would be its masterpiece. It's essentially two hours of watching roughly 500 different characters hold a series of meetings, in which they mostly discuss scheduling future meetings. Every half hour or so, the filmmakers remember this is a Godzilla movie, and finally cut back to perhaps the most boring interpretation of the character ever, one that just slowly walks in a straight line…
If you know me, you know that zombie movies are my jam. Always have been, probably always will be. Though, like anyone else, my engagement level with the sub-genre has ebbed and flowed. During the '90s, I eagerly sought out and devoured every zombie movie I could get my hands on. This continued into the 2000's...for a time. In the mid-'00s, I reviewed 31 different zombie movies every October, four years in a row, for a website I wrote for.…