FlixChatter Review – Jurassic World: Dominion (2022)

About halfway through the movie, a character utters the line ‘Jurassic World? Ugh, not a fan.’ Now, that character is referring to the theme park Jurassic World, which was as ill-advised an idea as there ever was, but it made me think of Jurassic World the movie. I remember rolling my eyes when I first …

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Rental Pick: Hunt For The Wilderpeople (2016)

As I've mentioned in this post, I absolutely LOVE the vampire mockumentary What We Do In The Shadows. It's also written and directed by Taika Waititi, who's been quite a force to be reckoned with as a filmmaker, so I'm glad he's getting noticed by Hollywood! Right from the opening scene when the 13-year-old Ricky is dropped off by …

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Rental Pick: Daybreakers (2009) – a novelty twist in a classic genre

I'm not into horror flicks but I kind of have a penchant for the vampire genre (the proper kind, NOT Twilight!) so when I saw the premise of this last year, I was intrigued. It took me a while to finally see it but I'm glad I did. DAYBREAKERS (2009) In the year 2019, a …

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Tube Watch: Thoughts on JJ Abrams’ ALCATRAZ

All right, after months without a show to get excited about, finally Alcatraz arrives. I blogged about this back in September. Basically it's a procedural mystery thriller with elements of time travel thrown in... the trailer promises all kinds of twists and turns only JJ Abrams & co. could muster, what with Alcatraz prisoners disappearing from 50 years ago …

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