Film Review: Unseen (2023)

Year: 2023 Runtime: 76 minutes Director: Yoko Okumura Writers: Salvatore Cardoni, Brian Rawlins Actors: Jolene Purdy, Midori Francis, Michael Patrick Lane, Missi Pyle, Ren Hanami By Tom Moore Director Yoko Okumura’s feature debut, “Unseen,” defines “doing a lot with a little” as her strong direction, two incredible central performances, and one killer premise all come together for a highly engaging and entertaining thrill ride. “Unseen” … Continue reading Film Review: Unseen (2023)

Film Review: There’s Something Wrong with the Children

Year: 2022 Runtime: 92 minutes Director: Roxanne Benjamin Writers: T.J. Cimfel, David White Starring: Zach Gilford, Amanda Crew, Carlos Santos, Alisha Wainwright, Briella Guiza, David Mattle By Tom Moore Director Roxanne Benjamin and Blumhouse team up for a new original horror story, “There’s Something Wrong with the Children,” adding another entry to the growing “evil kid” subgenre that doesn’t reach its full potential. The film … Continue reading Film Review: There’s Something Wrong with the Children

Four Female Directors taking on Classic Monsters

By Tom Moore Classic horror monsters are making quite a comeback with a slew of new films fitting for the modern era of horror. Although Universal’s plans for a Dark Universe didn’t work out with “The Mummy” (2017), there was revitalized hope for the return of monstrous icons when Leigh Whannell excellently modernized “The Invisible Man”(2020). The film superbly gave the horror icon a more … Continue reading Four Female Directors taking on Classic Monsters

Dashcam: TIFF 2021 Review

Year: 2021 Runtime: 77 Minutes Director: Rob Savage Writer: Rob Savage, Gemma Hurley, Jed Shepherd Stars: Annie Hardy, Amar Chadha-Patel Rob Savage’s “Host”(2020) was one of the biggest breakout films of 2020 as it showcased a strong horror story and execution perfectly fitting for the pandemic. Now, Savage returns with another film shot during the pandemic that blends social media monsters with a more mysterious, … Continue reading Dashcam: TIFF 2021 Review