Ghoulies isn’t a very good movie, and I believe that only the most nostalgically challenged would say otherwise. It’s very poorly paced, and directed with the most workmanlike style. It was salvaged entirely on the strength of its great ad campaign (tagline and poster/VHS box … Continue readingGHOULIES And Kid Appeal
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine tweeted that a movie was about to hit VOD starring Nick Damici as a grumpy, blind war veteran who battles a werewolf brought to life entirely through practical FX. Needless to say I was sold, and that … Continue readingLATE PHASES: 80s-Style Horror Gets Poignant
If you follow me on social media, then there’s a pretty good chance that I’ve annoyed you lately with my barrage of promotional tweets concerning the release of my new novel, UNDER THE BLADE. I apologize for this burst of self-centeredness, but take solace in knowing that I … Continue readingUNDER THE BLADE Is Out, Grinding Axes On Kindles And Bookshelves!
For many, word that Dario Argento has made a bad film isn’t exactly news. I get it, even though I largely disagree with that stigma. I’m under no illusion that there’s a pretty sizeable gap between his greatest works (everything pre-1990) and “modern” output (everything … Continue readingReview: Dario Argento’s DRACULA 3D
It’s hard not to get excited about something that was practically booed off the screen at Cannes. I know that sounds a bit contrarian, but the awful truth is that I consistently find myself on the opposite end of popular opinion when it comes to … Continue readingLet’s Talk About ONLY GOD FORGIVES
In between updates on my writing, I thought it would be a good idea to sound off on some of my other interests from time to time. At least so my site averages more than one post a year. And with Lee Daniels’ compelling piece … Continue readingWhy THE PAPERBOY Is One Of My Favorite Films Of 2012
As you might be aware, my debut novel, FERAL, has been available in e-book form for about a week now. Today, paperback copies are available via Amazon for those of you who still prefer the good, old-fashioned feel of paper in your hands. As I’ve … Continue readingFERAL goes into print!