Six Scary Films For Every Taste

IF YOU LIKE: Disney Channel Original Movies, Harry Potter THEN TRY: The Worst Witch (1986) Starring: Fairuza Balk, Diana Rigg, Charlotte Rae, Tim Curry Before J.K. Rowling wrote about a boy wizard at a boarding school, there was this 70-minute made-for-TV gem, based on author Jill Murphy’s series of books. Little Mildred Hubble (Fairuza Balk,…

“Mother!”: No, seriously, what was that?

I’ll begin by saying that my own opinions on the works of director Darren Aronofsky are…specific. I like Noah and Black Swan, I hate Pi and The Fountain, and I love Requiem for a Dream and The Wrestler. Some of Aronofsky’s films make viewers realize why he was informally named the David Lynch of his…

Critical Analysis: A Q&A with Tony Goldmark

This is the second in a special Overthinkers series, Critical Analysis, which focuses on interviews with online content creators who concentrate on pop culture. Our first interview, published last week, was a discussion with filmmaker and reviewer Brad Jones. Online reviewer and musician Tony Goldmark’s comedic review series Some Jerk with a Camera stands out…

“The Mummy”: I’m Not Mad, Just Disappointed

Now that every major studio in the film industry is trying to launch their own immersive franchise after the pioneering success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Universal has thrown its own hat into the ring with the first installment of the Dark Universe, which is based around modernized updates to the classic Universal monsters. It’s…