Written by Teresa Sutherland and directed by Emma Tammi The Wind is a supernatural thriller set in the Western frontier. A plains-woman is driven mad from the isolation and harshness of her environment. "I tend to get a bit restless." [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] There's nothing I hate more than a supernatural horror film...without anything supernatural. That kind of bait and switch grew old real fast...
28
Feb
Written and directed by Simon Kinberg (X-Men: The Last Stand), X-Men: Dark Phoenix is the twelfth film in the X-Men film series. The story is based off of the popular 'The Dark Phoenix Saga' arc done by Christopher Claremont during his first run on The Uncanny X-Men comic book. In the story, X-Man Jean Grey, during a mission in space, bonds with the Phoenix force...
Written by Kim Eun-hee and directed by Kim Seong-hun, Kingdom is a South Korean original Netflix horror series. Based off the webcomic "Land of the Gods" authored by Kim Eun-hee and drawn by Yang Kyung, the story features a prince who is sent on a suicide mission to investigate a mysterious plague that is spreading across the country. The story is a period piece, taking...
23
Dec
Written and directed by Simon Kinberg (X-Men: The Last Stand), X-Men: Dark Phoenix is the twelfth film in the X-Men film series. The story is based off of the popular 'The Dark Phoenix Saga' arc done by Christopher Claremont during his first run on The Uncanny X-Men comic book. In the story, X-Man Jean Grey, during a mission in space, bonds with the Phoenix force...
19
Nov
Written and directed by Nichalas Pesce and based off of the novel of the same name by Ryū Murakami, Piercing is a horror-comedy about a family man who rents a room in a hotel with the intent of killing a prostitute. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] Eh..okay. I guess you had to be there. This looks like the kind of crap white-knighting, male feminists like Michael Avenatti...
13
Nov
Directed by Tiago Mesquita and written by Mark Morgan, Among the Shadows features a private investigator who must unravel the murder of her uncle at the same time keep the secret that she is a descendant from a line of werewolves. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] Oh Lindsay...poor, poor Lindsay. I've seen porno's with bigger budgets than this. What happened sweetheart?  Have you been blacklisted? Are we...
29
Oct
Coming to Netflix, Diablero tells the story of a fallen priest, a demon hunter, and a superhero who join forces to battle evil. [expand title="%(%strong%)%Toruk's Take%(%/strong%)%"] I used to watch a lot of foreign movies/series with subtitles. A lot. Mostly Asian but also other cultures. The thing about watching something with subtitles is you have to pay attention or you will miss a lot of...
23
Oct
Orion pictures is 're-imagining' the 1984 cult classic horror-comedy-sci-fi Night of the Comet. Roxanne Benjamin (Southbound) will pen. Her previous work includes producing the V/H/S franchise and one of the entries of the horror anthology XX. Original Night of The Comet film synopsis: "Two girls from the Valley wake up to find that a passing comet has eradicated their world and left behind a mysterious...
22
Oct
Another slow news day so I figured in the spirit of Halloween I'd share one of my favorite scenes from one of my favorite horror movies of all time: Takashi Miike's Audition.  Audition tells the story of a widower Shigeharu Aoyama (played by Ryo Ishibashi) who, with the urging of his son, decides to seek a new wife. He does this by 'unscrupulously' holding phony...