Frankenstein: “It’s Alive!”

I rarely get out to see new films for a variety of reasons. First and foremost is my lack of disposable income but my desire to see new films is also limited by my tastes as well as geography. I simply have little interest in what's currently playing at my local multiplex and very few … Continue reading Frankenstein: “It’s Alive!”

A Decade of Fear

It's taken me a year but I've finally managed to compile a list of my Favorite Films of the Decade: 2000-2009 so I thought I'd share it. My introduction echoes some earlier thoughts about fear and cinema that I shared during Halloween and wanted to expand upon. Besides my alphabetical list of Favorite Films of … Continue reading A Decade of Fear

Modern Mondays: 28 Days Later (2002)

I make no apology for my sincere admiration of British director Danny Boyle. Since I first sat through a late night showing of Shallow Grave back in 1994 I've been impressed with his frenetic and edgy directing style as well as his ability to get incredibly nuanced performances from his actors. I believe Boyle is … Continue reading Modern Mondays: 28 Days Later (2002)