The Host (2006)

The Host shows you can follow monster movie conventions while telling an interesting story.


The Craft (1996)

It's possible I pay too much attention to Rotten Tomatoes on this blog, but The Craft has a paltry 50%. A wrong that must be righted. I may be biased by 90s nostalgia. I played 'light as a feather, thick as a board' because of this film, I still love plaid and Portishead, and this film is … Continue reading The Craft (1996)

Sympathy for Mister Vengeance (2002)

Korean director Park Chan-wook crossed over into 'Western' popularity with culty, ultraviolent festival-hit Oldboy. This was a thematic sequel to the less well-known Sympathy for Mister Vengeance, in a trilogy that concluded with the disappointing Sympathy for Lady Vengeance. In my rarely-humble opinion, Sympathy for Mister Vengeance is the best of the three. Like Chan-wook's earlier … Continue reading Sympathy for Mister Vengeance (2002)