Classic Cinema: One Body Too Many (1944)

“Sorry, I’m a drip.” Jack Haley, best known for portraying the Tin Man in 1939’s The Wizard of Oz, and Bela Lugosi, the legendary Count Dracula of Dracula (1931), combine their humor and horror in One Body Too Many (1944). The film was directed by Frank McDonald, a director primarily known for his work inContinue reading “Classic Cinema: One Body Too Many (1944)”

McFarlane Toys DC Multiverse Gold Label Beast Boy (2023)

“I may not be smart enough to know everything, but I’m dumb enough to try anything.” George Perez is, was, and always will be one of my favorite comic book artists. With that in mind, it was a no-brainer to pick up this classic Perez-era Beast Boy figure from McFarlane Toys. While Perez didn’t createContinue reading “McFarlane Toys DC Multiverse Gold Label Beast Boy (2023)”

McFarlane Toys DC Multiverse Gold Label Robin/Tim Drake (2022)

“What would he say if he saw my Robin gear?” It’s been awhile since I last posted a McFarlane Toys DC Multiverse review. To be completely honest, I’ve slowed down on collecting action figures. It’s partially based on the fact that it can be a pretty pricey hobby, but it’s also due to the factContinue reading “McFarlane Toys DC Multiverse Gold Label Robin/Tim Drake (2022)”

Throwback Thursday: Edge Of The Axe (1988)

“Where are you, Gerald?“ I have to admit that 1988’s Edge Of The Axe slipped never hit my radar until a few days ago. I was completely unaware that the film even existed until it was recommended to me on Tubi. I was intrigued by the look of the slasher in the film and wasContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Edge Of The Axe (1988)”

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

“My name’s not Kerri Tate.” With a litany of disappointing and/or critically panned sequels following Halloween II (1981), the Halloween franchise was pretty much dead in the mid-1990s. Hoping to possibly resurrect the franchise and also to cash in on the resurgence of the slasher film thanks to the success of Scream (1996), Halloween H20:Continue reading “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)”

Classic Cinema: The Lost World (1925)

Love and Dinosaurs With Willis H. O’Brien providing dazzling special effects, First National Pictures released what is considered to be the first full length feature film featuring stop-motion animation, 1925’s The Lost World. The silent film, directed by Harry O. Hoyt and adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s book of the same name by MarionContinue reading “Classic Cinema: The Lost World (1925)”

Classic Cinema: Alice In Wonderland (1915)

“I wish my cat were here. She’s such a capital one for catching mice.” Lewis Carroll’s 1865 novel Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland has been adapted for the stage, film, and television multiple times over the years. It all began in 1886 when a musical stage adaptation called Alice In Wonderland was produced by Henry SavileContinue reading “Classic Cinema: Alice In Wonderland (1915)”

Scream VI (2023)

It’s okay, Sid. This review is spoiler free! Scream VI sliced and diced its way into theaters last week and I was fortunate enough to see it on Friday with my daughter. She’s a massive Scream franchise fan and was looking forward to the latest installment in the series as was I. We saw anContinue reading “Scream VI (2023)”

Louisiana Comic Con 2023!

Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette, LA Over the weekend I had the pleasure of attending Louisiana Comic Con in Lafayette, LA. I’ve been attending this event regularly for the last few years (minus one hurricane cancellation and COVID cancellations). Of all of the conventions that I have attended either as a fan or as a panelist,Continue reading “Louisiana Comic Con 2023!”

Classic Horror: The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (1920)

“Awaken for a moment from your dark night.” Filmed entirely in a studio of intentionally bizarre and misshaped sets, 1920’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari takes its viewers on a twisted ride full of murder, insanity, and a sleepwalking. It stars Werner Krauss as Dr. Caligari, Friedrich Feher as Francis, Lil Dagover as Jane, andContinue reading “Classic Horror: The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (1920)”