‘Digging Up the Marrow’: Adam Green Delivers Again (review)

Real-life filmmaker Adam Green is, in the reality of the movie, making a documentary about monsters. He’s contacted by William Dekker (Ray Wise), who tells him that he’s found a nest of real monsters. Adam is intrigued and later obsessed with getting to the bottom of Dekker’s story. He and his cameraman Will (Will Barratt)Continue reading “‘Digging Up the Marrow’: Adam Green Delivers Again (review)”

‘Night of the Living Dead’ (1990): Do it for Barbara! And Tony Todd! (review)

Remake of George A. Romero’s 1968 film, this time in color with a modern twist or two. Makeup man Tom Savini takes the director’s seat this time, with Romero writing the screenplay. It keeps the same basic plot and characters: a band of humans with higher than average survival skills board themselves up in aContinue reading “‘Night of the Living Dead’ (1990): Do it for Barbara! And Tony Todd! (review)”

Adam Green’s ‘Hatchet’: A Gory Modern Take on Old School Horror (movie review)

Ben (Joel David Moore) and his buddy Marcus (Deon Richmond) head up to the bayou for Mardi Gras. Ben talks Marcus into taking a haunted swamp tour. They and their companions: tour guide Shawn (Parry Shen), married couple Jim and Shannon (Richard Riehle and Patrika Darbo), porno director Doug (Joel Murray) and his subjects JennaContinue reading “Adam Green’s ‘Hatchet’: A Gory Modern Take on Old School Horror (movie review)”

‘Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh’: You Could Do Worse as far as Sequels Go (review)

The second movie in the series. It picks up not too long after the first one left off, with the officious Purcell (Michael Culkin) lecturing on the history of Candyman (Tony Todd returns). He’s approached by Ethan (William O’Leary), whose father was killed by Candyman. After Purcell is killed (also by Candyman), Ethan confesses toContinue reading “‘Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh’: You Could Do Worse as far as Sequels Go (review)”