‘Wishcraft’: Pizzle, I Say, Pizzle! (review)

Brett (Michael Weston) is a nerdy high schooler with a crush on Sam (Alexandra Holden), a popular girl with a jock boyfriend. His life changes seemingly for the better when an unknown benefactor gives him a wishing totem (a “bull pizzle”). He wishes that Sam would be his girlfriend, which she does. But he wondersContinue reading “‘Wishcraft’: Pizzle, I Say, Pizzle! (review)”

‘Poltergeist II: The Other Side’: One of the Better Sequels You’re Apt to Come Across (review)

The film picks up a while after the first one left off (being made four years after the original). The Freelings (JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Heather O’Rourke, and Oliver Robins return as Diane, Steve, Carol Anne, and Robbie, respectively) are poor and living with Diane’s mother (Geraldine Fitzgerald), who promptly dies. Meanwhile, Tangina (ZeldaContinue reading “‘Poltergeist II: The Other Side’: One of the Better Sequels You’re Apt to Come Across (review)”