Tag: horror

Blindsight by Peter Watts

Book Review: Blindsight by Peter Watts

Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great science fiction about humanity’s first contact with a truly alien species … perhaps even more alien than the humans sent to make that contact.

Paths of Hate

Sci-FI Short Friday: Paths of Hate

And now for something completely different . . . Paths of Hate. Focus on fight. The dimension of fighting is irrelevant, as well as the ideology behind it. It does not […]

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Retro Review: Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992)

Mainstream moviegoers will find the entertainment in Bram Stoker’s Dracula but might be off put or lost in the dark love and blood themes throughout. It leans the genre back in the direction …

Shadow of the Vampire

Retro Review: Shadow of the Vampire (2000)

This is an independent film. It’s not for everyone, nor will it be a major hit. But I do feel that Shadow of the Vampire will become a cult classic in …

Retro Review: The Mummy Returns (2001)

The Mummy Returns just didn’t do it for me. I wanted more; I wanted something different; I wanted something original. Instead, I got the exact same thing as the first film, but …

The Blair Witch Project

Retro Review: The Blair Witch Project (1999)

Somewhat tense and engrossing: yes. Unique and genre-breaking: yes. Scary: ummm…No. Making the creators rich: yup. Definitely worth checking out, but the casual movie goer will probably ask themselves: “I paid …

Aliens

Retro Review: Aliens (1986)

Aliens is an instant classic, rife with memorable scenes, heat pounding action, and quotable one liners. It transformed the stalking and sinister xenomorph into a Colonial Marine slaying monster. If you don’t own it, …

The Atmospheric Art of Markus Lovadina

Markus Lovadina is a self taught CG artist who resides in London. He’s been employed as an artist in the advertising industry for many years, mostly working on projects related […]

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Retro Review: Dracula 2000

There are a few very scary moments in Dracula 2000. Overall, the film is a flaccid adaptation of the classic Dracula story. I started disliking the movie halfway through, when it seemed Lussier …

The Fantastical Art of Christopher Balaskas

Christopher Balaskas is a conceptual artist born in Worcester, Massachusetts, currently based in Jamestown, New York.  He works in both traditional and digital media, and is currently an instructor at Infinity […]

He Said, She Said: House On Haunted Hill Review

An absolute dud remake of Vincent Price’s 1959 horror classic. There are almost no likable elements to this 1999 version, except watching the unlikable characters finally meeting their demise for acting …

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