Victor Frankenstein Is Like Watching Your Cute Friend Get High and Blowtorch Their Own Face

Seriously. Did you ever have a ridiculously good-looking friend who was also brilliant and talented, but they made some really bad choices and threw it all away? Victor Frankenstein is like that. This movie has so much going for it, and just fritters it away, like a goddamn frittering machine. »Wednesday 3:52pm11/25/15 3:52pm


For A Movie About People's Dark Sides, Horns Is Curiously Lightweight

In Horns, Ig Perrish grows a pair of horns, and gains a superpower that's also a terrible curse. In Joe Hill's novel, this turns into an exploration of the darkness in human nature, including misogyny and jealousy. But the new movie version, while fun, never brings enough depth to support its misanthropic premise. »10/31/14 12:00pm10/31/14 12:00pm

Woman In Black gleefully embraces campy horror of a bygone age

Everybody thinks that Woman In Black, the old-fashioned ghost story featuring Daniel Radcliffe (AKA Harry Potter), is about Edwardian England. But in fact, it's about the 1960s - at least stylistically. Full of silly plot devices, hyperbolically drawn characters, and menacing Victorian geegaws, this movie feels… »2/03/12 4:44pm2/03/12 4:44pm

Will The Woman in Black live up to its Hammer Horror film legacy?

Did you know that Daniel Radcliffe's next horror project, The Woman in Black is part of the long, proud tradition of Hammer Films? The latest video featurette from this ghost story not only shows off a bit of new footage, but has Radcliffe and the rest of the cast reminiscing about how late night Hammer movies used… »1/13/12 6:04pm1/13/12 6:04pm