Tag Archives: Halloween Movies

The Shallows review — Deeper than it looks

Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra | Written by Anthony Jaswinski | 86 min | Netflix | ▲▲▲△△ "Do we really need another shark movie?" I wondered as I walked into the cinema to see The Shallows. Probably not—even Jaws writer Peter Benchley at the end of his life advocated for shark conservation. But I'm happy to… Read More

The Neon Demon review — Weird Couture

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn | Written by Refn, Mary Laws, and Polly Stenham | 117 min | ▲▲▲▲△ This one upset some folks at Cannes, and it's easy to see why. Promoted as a horror, it's no more a horror than Under The Skin was. There are moments of gore late in the running, and… Read More

Under The Skin review

Directed by Jonathan Glazer, written by Glazer and Walter Campbell, from a novel by Michel Faber | 108 min | Amazon Prime, Hoopla, and On Demand Imagine Scarlett Johansson dropped in the middle of busy Glasgow, Scotland. She's known all over the world for her role in those Marvel Studios superhero movies, so she has… Read More