Psychovision (2003)

Look, don’t try to figure this one out. I’m not sure you can.  It has so many strange and inexplicable things going on, so many odd details, so much that is left either unexplained or over-explained. But then, you expect that when you watch one of Al Passeri’s films. I’ve now watched and reviewed all […]

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The Tommyknockers (1993)

There is a reaction I keep having to so many of Stephen King’s stories: … Now that looks familiar. I suppose I get the same reaction from many of Dean R. Koonz’s books as well.  If you read a lot of pulp fiction and seen even more “B” sci fi and horror (as King certainly […]

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The Sleeper (2007)

Ah, yes, the mixed reaction. I’ve ended up watching several of Drew Maxwell’s ultra-low budget films lately.  I was reasonably impressed by his Dark Nemesis (2011), and went in search of his other films.  I was mildly surprised to learn that he also directed a film I’d already watched, the mostly okay but unmemorable Guardians, […]

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Fumoon (1980)

Osamu Tezuka is probably as close to Walt Disney as anyone in Japan will ever be. He started out by redefining Manga and then jumpstarted the Japanese anime market with Astroboy.  In his early work, he told surprisingly dark stories for younger readers featuring a running cast of familiar characters, but later moved to more […]

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Abriendo fuego (1985)

(Literal translation: Opening Fire.  aka, Jungle of Death, En busca del astronauta Maya.  Literal translation: In Search of the Mayan Astronaut) I suppose it doesn’t help that I could only find a singularly bad rip of this rare Mexican film that actually had any sort of subtitles. And those were auto-translated auto-subs. But I still […]

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