Review: Devil

Starring: Chris Messina, Logan Marshall-Green, Jenny O’Hara. Director: John Erik Dowdle. Writer: Brian Nelson. On a particularly gloomy day in Philadelphia, five unrelated people get trapped in an office building elevator. As the security teams, and a jaded cop, watch them on a camera and try to get to them out, the group of five find themselves being picked off one-by-one. Someone in that elevator is not who they say they are. Is The Devil in disguise? M. Night Shyamalan’s reputation has taken some heavy knocks over the last few…

Top Ten: Movie Characters With Fur

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So, here’s the story. While we were chatting about possible blog ideas, my friend and fellow blogger Margaret Reyes Dempsey over at Conjuring My Musechallenged me to compile a list of Top Ten: Movie Characters With Fur. After we’d finished laughing our asses off I gave it another thought and decided to accept the challenge. Why not? After all, who doesn’t appreciate a bit of fur now and then? As the English weather becomes more and more frosty, I’m starting to wish I had some fur myself. Does that make…

The Walking Dead – Long Wait for Season Two

Warning! Season finale spoilers ahead! That’s all, folks. Until October 2011, anyway. Yeah, we’ve got to wait until October 2011 for our next bite of the undead. Bummer. AMC aired The Walking Dead’s first season finale Sunday night to a cable ratings record. The zombie holocaust show has been a massive hit, with a second season greenlit weeks ago. The show, produced by Frank Darabont and based on the graphic novels by Robert Kirkman, ran a first season comprising only six episodes (the filthy flirts) but still managed to pick…

Top Ten: Alien Invasion Movies

Sometimes they are benevolent visitors. Sometimes they come in peace, to aid mankind in our hour of need and help us overcome our struggles. Sometimes. Most of the time, however, they come to kick our ass, steal our resources and breed with our females. Yes, those aliens are rarely here for the good of anyone but themselves. More often than not they are just intergalactic hoodlums and Earth is the bar they choose to pick a fight in. Probably because the human race is so willing to oblige them. With…

Review: The Hole

The Hole Starring: Chris Massoglia, Haley Bennett, Nathan Gamble, Teri Polo, Bruce Dern Director: Joe Dante Newly arrived in the small town of Bensonville, brothers Dane and Lucas discover a seemingly bottomless hole in the basement of their new house. Shortly after opening the trapdoor which covers the hole, strange things begin to creep out, playing on the fears of whoever stares down into the darkness. Welcome back, Mr Dante. Where on earth have you been? It’s been seven years since the cinema last saw a Joe Dante movie, and…