Deon Taylor’s ‘The Intruder’: It Makes a Tired Genre Great Again

Annie (Meagan Good) and Scott (Michael Ealy) are a happy well-to-do couple buying a fancy house in fancy Napa Valley. The owner of the home they’re buying, Charlie (Dennis Quaid) is sorry to let his house go, as he lived so happily with his deceased wife there, but his daughter really wants him to moveContinue reading “Deon Taylor’s ‘The Intruder’: It Makes a Tired Genre Great Again”

‘The Unborn’: Panties, Glorious Panties! And Lots of Upside Down Heads (review)

Casey (Odette Annable, née Yustman) is a normal college student whose world is torn asunder when she starts having visions of a ghostly boy (Ethan Cutkosky). Her brown eyes are also gradually turning blue. With the help of B.F.F. Romy (Meagan Good) she finds out her grandmother Sofi (Jane Alexander) was a holocaust survivor whoContinue reading “‘The Unborn’: Panties, Glorious Panties! And Lots of Upside Down Heads (review)”

‘Eve’s Bayou’: Surrender to the Splenderousness!!! (review)

Eve (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) is a ten-year-old girl in the not-quite-specified-when past. Her close-knit family includes her edgy mother Roz (Lynn Whitfield), philandering father Louis (Samuel L. Jackson), younger brother Poe (Jake Smollett), teenage sister Cisely (Meagan Good), and aunt Mozelle (Debbi Morgan), a psychic counselor. When Cisely tells Eve that Louis molested her, Eve vowsContinue reading “‘Eve’s Bayou’: Surrender to the Splenderousness!!! (review)”