The Omen meets Child’s Play. The Prodigy certainly has some good things going for it; Unfortunately, the vapid characters and paint-by-numbers plot keep the film from achieving what it so desperately wants to achieve.
Fantastic Beasts: the crimes of screenwriting. I am still not entirely sure what I watched last night. J.K. Rowling’s plot for the second film in the Fantastic Beasts is all over the place. This sequel is certainly darker than its predecessor, but fails to provide a well-developed plot that will drive the remaining films forward.
If you haven’t figured out by now, my favorite genre is horror! During the month of October, I am planning to watch, and I challenge you to watch, 31 horror movies. Each day, I will add a movie with a brief analysis. As I am someone who enjoys order and a method to accomplishing a movie challenge, I am dedicating each 5-7 days to a different subgenre of horror. To my podcast friends, I would love to join the #AllTheHorror conversations this month. Send me an email or direct message on Twitter to setup a time for me to join your next horror discussion. Let’s begin!
In honor of Jurassic Park‘s 25th Anniversary, I want to revisit why the film works so incredibly well, and never …