An all-star cast gets caught in “The Devil’s Rain” (1975)…

Drive-in delight. I remember going to see “The Devil’s Rain” at a local drive-in sometime in autumn of 1975. A warm breeze (and lots of cheese) was in the air that night. My then-8 year old self took in an unhealthy number of demographically unsuitable movies in those days, but I didn’t care. I loved…

Star Trek: Discovery, S3.2: “Far From Home” returns to tomorrow…

Last time on Star Trek: Discovery. *****SPACE ICEBERG-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!**** Last week’s episode of Star Trek: Discovery, S3.1: “That Hope is You, Part 1,” saw Michael Burnham and the USS Discovery propelled 930 years into a 32nd century where the Federation had fallen over a century earlier due to a galaxy-wide event known as “The…

“Re-Animator” (1985) is still kicking and screaming after 35 years…

Forbidden Treat for Halloween. In the fall of 1985, I remember watching famed TV movie critics Roger Ebert & Gene Siskel reviewing a new horror movie called “Re-Animator” (based very loosely on H.P. Lovecraft’s 1922 serialized story, “Herbert West, Re-Animator”) which was apparently so grisly they could only show a couple of very short, innocuous…

Still going ‘a little mad sometimes’ for 1960’s “Psycho”…

*IF YOU’VE NEVER SEEN “PSYCHO”, READ NO FURTHER! THERE WILL BE SPOILERS!* Had to get that out of the way, because it’s pretty much impossible to write a meaningful essay about Alfred Hitchcock’s 1960 classic, “Psycho” without spoilers. I grew up with this movie; probably first saw it sometime before my teen years, but always…