‘The Wretched’ is Actually Mostly Pretty Un-Wretched

Ben (John-Paul Howard) is a teen delinquent hanging out with his dad Liam (Jamison Jones) while his parents decide whether they are divorcing. His boring summer working at the marina and being hassled by rich assholes is interrupted when his neighbor is possessed by an ancient witch who eats kids. The movie was written byContinue reading “‘The Wretched’ is Actually Mostly Pretty Un-Wretched”

‘Summer of Fear’: Do it for Linda Blair and Wes Craven! (review)

Rachel (Linda Blair) is a teenage girl with a nice life: well-to-do, with a loving family and boyfriend (Jeff McCracken), and a cool best friend (Fran Drescher). Then her aunt and uncle die in a car accident, and her cousin Julia (Lee Purcell), whom no one has seen in ten years, comes to live withContinue reading “‘Summer of Fear’: Do it for Linda Blair and Wes Craven! (review)”

‘The Blair Witch Project’ is Dirty, Raw, and Original (review)

“In October of 1994, three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.” Heather (Heather Donahue), Josh (Joshua Leonard), and Mike (Michael C. Williams) are making a documentary about the mysterious Blair Witch. They misplace their map and get lost in the woods.Continue reading “‘The Blair Witch Project’ is Dirty, Raw, and Original (review)”

‘An American Haunting’ is…Definitely Less Ridiculous than the Book it’s Based On (review)

  It’s 1817, and Betsy Bell (Rachel Hurd-Wood) is a teenage girl who appears to be either possessed or haunted by an angry ghost who slaps her and pulls the blankets off of her bed, among other things. There are also weird noises and otherworldly animals skulking about the family property. Betsy’s father John (DonaldContinue reading “‘An American Haunting’ is…Definitely Less Ridiculous than the Book it’s Based On (review)”