If you’re going to put anyone in charge of a demonic alien who talks like a character from a Robert E. …


There’s nothing demented bad guys hate more than young people having sex. And in the case of Emilio Vieyra’s The Curious Dr. Humpp, the demented bad guy also happens to be a mad scientist hell-bent on harnessing the power of the libido to advance the human race — at least…


I couldn’t help but be reminded of the old saying, “never meet your heroes” after seeing director David Fincher’s new film Mank, starring Gary Oldman as Herman J. Mankiewicz, a.k.a. the guy who wrote Citizen Kane; maybe you’ve heard of it. And maybe, like a lot of people, Citizen Kane


North London’s Alexandra Palace, also known as “The People’s Palace,” the sister location to South London’s Crystal Palace, opened on Queen Victoria’s 54th birthday in May 1873. Just 16 days later on the morning of 9 June “Ally Pally,” as it is affectionately called, broke out in flames caused by…


I love any movie where people spend the majority of the time screaming at each other especially over mundane stuff that’s driven by frustration caused by something else, like oh, you know, laying low in Miami after you and your gay lover commit a robbery-homicide in Baltimore and one of…


Squint your eyes and cult classic The Swimmer, starring Burt Lancaster, could be the B-plot on an episode of extra-quirky later day episode of Seinfeld. Of course, it would be Kramer who joyously tells his pals he’s “going from pool to pool and swim all the way across the county…


I didn’t need to know much more than the title of Night of the Juggler to know that it was something I wanted to see. The implication of a crazy street performer serial killer never makes it past my assumptions, however, the moment when Dan Hedaya is firing off shotgun…


If anyone out there needs a great idea for their horror script, I invite you to investigate the life cycle of the Schistoma, also known as the more vile sounding blood fluke, responsible for the second deadliest tropical disease in the world behind Malaria, Schistosomiasis, which is liable for about…


As the COVID-19 pandemic enters its fifth month with its grip on the world, many continue to restrict social interaction, forcing families into the same space for extended periods of time. …


“All train compartments smell vaguely of shit. It gets so you don’t mind it,” is one of the first lines of dialogue out of real-estate salesman Ricky Roma’s (Al Pacino) mouth to a potential client as he launches into an eloquent stream of consciousness full of mind-bending wisdom that could…

Lucas Hardwick

Mid-western film, comic, and TV enthusiast.

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