Tag Archives: Horror

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More With Feeling

  I don’t know what Joss Whedon had in mind when he wrote the screenplay for a film called Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992). Targeted for teens, it was obviously meant to be a comedy with a horror twist, about a blonde high school girl who lived for fashion and dating but discovered that she was predestined … Continue reading Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Once More With Feeling

Alien Resurrection

WITNESS THE RESURRECTION. 200 years after Ripley’s (Sigourney Weaver) death, we find her clone on a ship full of monsters that scientists use for research. Gee, you don’t think they will escape…? With this fourth movie in the series it’s pretty clear that there is nothing new to say. The film definitely bears director Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s … Continue reading Alien Resurrection

Poltergeist II: The Other Side

THEY’RE BACK. The Freelings are recuperating after the first movie’s horrific events, but the vicious specters, led by a dead preacher, once again try to get the family under their spell. This sequel simply is too far-fetched to be much bothered with. The visual effects are of random quality; some scenes are borderline ridiculous, including … Continue reading Poltergeist II: The Other Side

Alien³

THE BITCH IS BACK. After crash landing on a remote prison planet, Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) and the convicts find themselves fighting another monster. David Fincher, in his directing debut, had his work cut out; developing the “Alien” tale after the first two innovative parts wasn’t easy. Expectations were high. Number three may be set in … Continue reading Alien³