Fresh Cuts: Summer of 84 (2018) (Canada/USA)

The creative team behind the wonderful Turbo Kid have hit the hungry public with a far more restrained affair. Tension replaces slapstick and they prove they’re just as apt at handling grounded dread as cartoonish insanity. Lazy summer days get a mighty fine level of excitement when a young conspiracy minded teen comes to believe … More Fresh Cuts: Summer of 84 (2018) (Canada/USA)

Forgotten Nightmares: The Man and the Monster (1958) (Mexico)

A few words before we get to the review proper. Mexico has a sadly ignored rich history with the horror genre. Offering a vast array of flicks for any adventurous fan from the genuinely chilling (1975’s Darker Than Night) to the bat shit insane (1962’s The Brainiac), Mexi-horror should (especially the first boom) be held … More Forgotten Nightmares: The Man and the Monster (1958) (Mexico)

Review of Birdman (Novel) by Mo Hayder (1999)

TRIGGER. WARNING. This book has a super-scummy underside and I do not know how to feel about it. This is a detective-named-Jack book, which I don’t typically care for- no that’s not right- HATE, I typically hate these.   It starts out like a gritty crime-show; bodies found, detective makes coffee, he’s sleepy all the … More Review of Birdman (Novel) by Mo Hayder (1999)