I Am Not A Serial Killer (2016)

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THIS REVIEW CONTAINS A SPOILER THAT THE NETFLIX AND IMDB DESCRIPTIONS ALSO GIVES AWAY.

John Wayne Cleaver is a troubled young man.  He’s a sociopath whose trying to stay on the right side of the law while helping his mortician mother in their family business.  When he figures out that kindly old neighbor Mr. Crowley (Christopher Lloyd) moonlights as a killer, it makes John confront his own demons while trying to find a way to stop Crowley’s killing spree.  Continue reading

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

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Since Disney acquired the Star Wars rights from LucasFilm, they’ve eschewed the expanded Star Wars universe.  For those who aren’t geeks, the expanded universe of Star Wars weren’t films, but rather a large library of books, comics and video games that have been written and created over the past thirty some years to flesh out the story.  For geeks, what this means is that all the time we spent in 1997 trying to steal the plans for the Death Star in the video game Dark Forces have been made irrelevant by the latest Star Wars film, Rogue One. Continue reading

Lady Snowblood (1973)

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Lady Snowblood is the vicious tale of a cycle of vengeance carried out by a young girl named Yuki (Meiko Kaji — who also played the lead in the Female Convict 701:  Scorpion series).  Yuki was born to her mother in a prison and given the sole mission to avenge the circumstances which led to the event.  A group of bandits killed her mothers family, kidnapped, and raped her.  After her mother kills one, she is sent to prison and sleeps with all the guards in order to breed a child for the sole purpose of vengeance.  Born in blood during the middle of a snow storm, Yuki the asura is given her task.  After twenty years of grueling training, Yuki sets out on her mission. Continue reading

O.H.M.A.D. — That’s a Wrap.

Since I have fallen behind so much for the last week and I can barely remember all that I watched, I’m just going to spurt out some movies I saw and give a brief sum of my thoughts.  Continue reading

O.H.M.A.D. Day 23: Jesse James Meets Frankenstein’s Daughter (1966)

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Awful movie.  I fell asleep.

O.H.M.A.D. Day 22: Spring (2014)

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More of a romance more so than a horror flick, Spring is about a aimless young man named Evan who ends up falling in love with a young woman who is something not quite human.  Spring begins with Evan embarking on a few one night stands after the death of his mother, and suddenly taking off to Italy on a whim.  Shortly after his arrival, he saddles up with a couple of local guys who take him in as one of their own.  They spend their time drinking and partying, but this changes when Evan spots Louise.  He is instantly taken by her, even as she rebuffs him, and things get extremely weird. Continue reading

O.H.M.A.D. Day 21: Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

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Hellbound:  Hellraiser II is a direct continuation of the first Hellraiser film.  Kristy Cotton (Ashley Lawrence) is fittingly now in an asylum called The Chanard Institute, after the events of Hellraiser.  The Channard Institute’s head, Dr. Channard (Kenneth Cranham, Maleficent, A.D.:  The Bible Continues), finds Kirsty’s story of a puzzle box able to open intra-dimensional doors intriguing.  Being a collector of LeMerchand boxes himself, he’s looking for a way into hell.  Channard has kept locked away in his institute a young girl named Tiffany in order to help Channard solve the puzzle box should he ever find it.  We learn what lengths Dr. Channard will go to in order to achieve his ends in this very ambitious sequel. Continue reading