The Guest (2014)

The-Guest-Poster-1The best way for me to describe this film is  “What if Capt America was The Stepfather?”.  Dan Stevens (Downtown Abbey) plays as David, a returning war vet who goes to visit the parents of his dead war buddy to give them their sons dying message.  He first meets the mother, Laura Peterson (Shelia Kelly from Lost) and immediately charms her into letting her stay with the family for a while.  Her husband objects to the idea at first, but is also charmed enough by the stranger.  Their son Luke (Brendan Meyer, iZombie) is apathetic, and the trouble comes from their daughter Anna (Maika Monroe, It Follows) immediately distrusts him. Continue reading

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O.H.M.A.D. 12: A Horrible Way to Die (2010)

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I’ll fully acknowledge the blurbs on this poster are highly generic and given their sources they are to be inherently distrusted, but listen to me when I tell you that this is a good movie.  Garrick Turell is a convicted serial who has recently broken out of jail and is on a quest to get back to his ex-girlfriend Sarah (Amy Seimetz, The Killing and You’re Next).  Sarah has moved to a new town to start a fresh life after having turned Garrick in.  A Horrible Way to Die tells their individual stories as they find their way back into each others lives.  Continue reading