31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 25]: We’re Living It

The premise is brilliant. It is also real frickin’ scary because we might as well admit we are living amidst the premise. It is time for “The Purge.” In what was billed as a unique social experiment playing out on film, led to a number of sequels and a television that are considerably some ofContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 25]: We’re Living It”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 23]: There’s No Place Like Home

I cannot speak any more highly of today’s film (or the film that subsequently followed from this writer-director). If you haven’t seen “Get Out,” or “Us,” then you have to put down whatever you planned to do today and get to watching both. Today’s focus, however, is on Jordan Peele’s psychological thriller “Get Out.” AsContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 23]: There’s No Place Like Home”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 16]: My View of Woods and Cabins is Extremely Tainted

The sequence of modern horrors that I’ve shared over the course of this week is on purpose. They’re meant to be in direct contrast, yet symbiosis, with the pantheon of monsters that gave way for these tall tales to be celebrated. Today’s film, “Cabin in the Woods,” which like “It Follows” would make the topContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 16]: My View of Woods and Cabins is Extremely Tainted”

31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 15]: I’ll be Right Here Waiting for You

Yes, Richard Marx inspired my headline. I’m not ashamed. And I’m linking the video here because it provides some context to the film I am about to talk about: “It Follows.” Now, I certainly could have gone the route of The Police’s Every Breath You Take, as it may just be the stalker song ofContinue reading “31 Days of Wicked Watching [DAY 15]: I’ll be Right Here Waiting for You”