Saturday, February 17, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

Review – Ghost House

Thailand bears the burden of scapegoat in this typical cautionary tale for American tourists who dare to stray into the woods. Triteness and racism aside, I’ve seen worse spins on the general plot. See if desperate

Review – The Ritual

Here’s proof that a horror movie can actually have too much atmosphere. This is a pretty movie to look at. Some of the visual eeriness works well, at least until the end when we finally get a good long look at the somewhat ridiculous monster. Sadly, the production falls victim to the same shortcoming that seems to bedevil a lot of similar genre pieces of late: I don’t give a rat’s ass about any of the characters. Even worse, at least two of the guys we’re evidently supposed to care about (including the lead) are so awful that I found myself hoping they’d die. Maybe someday the cinematographer will get the chance to work on a better picture. See if desperate