The Fly is a horror classic. That statement applies to two movies, made almost 30 years apart both based on the 1957 short story by George Langelaan. In this particular review we will be taking a look at the more Cronenbergian flavor of the two starring Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis. This is a body horror flick of the ooziest, ickiest kind, and we’re going to get into all of it in spoilery fashion. If you’re cool with that, read on (or listen on by hitting the podcast link - we talk about it, too).
Alien abduction stories are one thing, and then you have long-con efforts where the aliens seem to toy around with the human prey just because they can as the superior race they apparently are. In Dark Skies, we get a heavy dose of said toying and if you’re interested to see if that is a good thing or not, click on through to the other side.
Sure, Sphere might not be the most “horror” movie we’ve ever reviewed, but if you don’t think descending to the immense depths of the ocean to investigate a crashed spaceship is scary, there’s something deeply wrong with you. Also, fair warning that nautical puns will happen in this review. Click through to dive in...
So this one just sorta landed on us, eh boys? Netflix dropped the first trailer for this thing about four hours in advance of it being publicly available. In so doing it created a brand new avenue of blockbuster release, took the world by surprise, took us by surprise, and otherwise created a bonkers marketing tidal wave. Hell, even my parents watched this movie. Should you? Check our review to find out.