A Very Special Roundup

As both of my readers are no doubt aware, I take the week of Comic-Con off. Why? I’m at Comic-Con! Seriously, I thought we’d covered this. Instead of just not posting anything, I’ve decided to post a roundup of the loose series I have been doing on Very Special Television, in which...

Lifetime Theater: Blue-...

Mention a Lifetime movie to someone. Anyone. You’re going to get the same reaction. A frown followed by a brief complaint that every Lifetime movie is the same: noble, put upon woman deals with abusive man. What I’ve been learning in my Very Special Journey is that this is not...

Yakmala: Alex Cross

This is Perry’s serious face. Imagine being an actor. You struggle for years, waiting tables, doing shitty theater, grubbing for commercial roles, then one day, out of the blue, you get your big shot. It’s a real movie, backed by a real studio, that will be in real theaters. You tear...

Now Fear This: The Innk...

Say what you will, at least it’s not a clown motel. Ti West movies are, by their natures, tough to critique. He makes the kinds of films that, if you like them, they’re the cinematic equivalent of Heisenberg blue meth. If you don’t, it’s a hundred minutes of the camera slowly...