Now Fear This: Stir of ...

SLEEP 1999 was the year of The Sixth Sense. The year when we thought a stunning new talent, someone improbably combining Spielberg’s skill at juxtaposing the mundane and magical with Hitchcock’s lean storytelling and flair for suspense. To those who know what followed, or who have...

Yakmala: Dreamcatcher

Even the poster has no idea what’s going on. No one was ready for Dreamcatcher. This was supposed to be it, finally. The acknowledged master of mass-culture horror teams up with the man behind some of the greatest movies ever made, assembles an interesting cast of...

Lifetime Theater: Beaut...

Television and movies have gone a strange and counterintuitive inversion over the past twenty years. In the ‘70s and ‘80s, movies were home to the extreme edges of human behavior, from graphic violence to inventive sex. People even said “fuck” more than once, and in the context of...

Now Fear This: Doomsday

It’s so much more insane than this poster makes it look. One of the easiest, and consequently hackiest, ways to pitch a show, book, or movie is the simple formula X meets Y. There’s a whole universe of content out there, and while this isn’t a good way to get across all of the...

Tread Perilously — Miam...

Tread Perilously returns with Erik and Justin in “Assignment: Miami.” For four weeks, the duo will take on pastels, neon rods and the worst Miami Vice can throw at them. In week one, they face Missing Hours, notable as many fans’ pick as the worst episode of the show. Officer Big...