From director D.C. Hamilton and screenwriter Brinna Kelly, The Fare is a film that almost defies categorization. At times, if feels like a science-fiction mystery, with shocking and striking narrative shifts. At other points, it appears as a romantic dramedy, following the bizarre development of the relationship between a pair of star-crossed lovers. This unconventional […]Read More Ambitious sci-fi thriller “The Fare” is now available on home video.
With the upcoming release of “Happy Death Day 2U,” I thought I’d go back and take a look at the original from 2017. Director Christopher Landon and screenwriter Scott Lobdell bring this dark comedy/suspenseful mystery to the table from Blumhouse Productions, the king studio of horror and suspense. Using the classic Jason Blum formula, “Happy […]Read More Happy Death Day: Blumhouse Productions in a Snapshot
If you want a vivid, vibrant, terrifying, and trippy psychological sci-fi thriller, you need to watch Annihilation, from director and screenwriter Alex Garland, based on the novel written by Jeff VanderMeer. A slowly-creeping apocalyptic mass of energy is threatening the fate of the world, requiring teams of military and scientists to investigate the mysterious phenomenon. This […]Read More Annihilation: Psychedelic Existentialism