Malignant

Release: Friday, September 10, 2021 👀 Theater Written by: Ingrid Bisu; Akela Cooper; James Wan Directed by: James Wan Starring: Annabelle Wallis; Maddie Hasson; George Young; Michole Briana White; Jake Abel   ***/***** Horror maestro James Wan returns to his stomping grounds with Malignant, an unabashedly strange film with a concept stretched like Playdoh to imaginatively icky extremes. ThoughContinue reading “Malignant”

Furious 7

Release: Friday, April 3, 2015 [Theater] Written by: Chris Morgan Directed by: James Wan With James Wan behind the wheel, Furious 7 surprises by not only representing an exciting new direction for the young director but possibly the best this franchise has to offer. It’s no secret that over the last few films the stakes have been steadily rising for DomContinue reading “Furious 7”

TBT: Saw (2004)

Returning to my self-imposed hell by revisiting effective horror films from back in the day, we move onward through October rather painfully. (And of course this month would have FIVE Thursdays in it.) Still, at least today is a film that A) I’m far more familiar with than the previous entry and B) I actuallyContinue reading “TBT: Saw (2004)”

The Conjuring

Release: Thursday, July 18, 2013 [Theater] James Wan applies his skillful story- and suspense-building techniques without missing a step in this intense supernatural thriller based on the first-hand accounts of world-renowned paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, respectively) in Harrisville, Rhode Island. Chances are, most people by now are at leastContinue reading “The Conjuring”