Movie Reviews

Movie Review: The Evil Within (2017)

The Evil Within Director: Andrew Getty Released: September 6, 2017 Rating: R Runtime: 1h 38m The Rundown: “The sadistic tale of a lonely, mentally handicapped boy who befriends his reflection in an antique mirror.  This demonic creature orders him to go on a murderous rampage to kill the people he loves most.” What a Wonderful…… Continue reading Movie Review: The Evil Within (2017)

Movie Reviews · Throwback Thursday

Throwback Thursday: Cube

Cube Director: Vincenzo Natali Released: September 11, 1998 Rating: R The Rundown: “Without remembering how they got there, several strangers awaken in a prison of cubic cells, some of them booby-trapped.  There’s onetime cop Quentin (Maurice Dean Wint), scientist Holloway (Nicky Guadagni), young math genius Leaven (Nicole de Boer), master of escapes Rennes (Wayne Robson),…… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Cube

Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Gerald’s Game

Gerald’s Game Director: Mike Flanagan Production Company:  Intrepid Pictures Released: 2017 The Rundown: Jessie (Carla Gugino) and Gerald Burlingame (Bruce Greenwood) travel to a remote lakeside house in hopes of healing their marital troubles.  They spice things up with some light bondage, but when Gerald suffers a heart attack, Jessie is left handcuffed to the…… Continue reading Movie Review: Gerald’s Game

Book Reviews

Book Review: Piercing, by Ryu Murakami

Piercing By: Ryu Murakami Translated By: Ralph McCarthy Published: March 27, 2007 by Penguin Books Page Count: 192 pages; paperback The Rundown: “A renaissance man for the postmodern age, Ryu Murakami—a musician, filmmaker (Tokyo Decadence), TV personality, and award-winning author—has gained a cult following in the West.  His first novel, Almost Transparent Blue, won Japan’s…… Continue reading Book Review: Piercing, by Ryu Murakami