Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ + More

Exit light, enter night, that’s what I always say. At least, it’s what I’ve been thinking all week because Netflix’s The Sandman is finally here, and I can’t hear the name “Sandman” without thinking of Metallica. Tell me I’m not the only one? There are dozens of new titles available this week in addition to … Read more

Thirteen Lives movie review: Ron Howard’s outstanding Oscar contender is one of the best films of the year

There is a thin line that every fact-based movie needs to walk. It needs to decide, for instance, whether to assume that the viewer is aware of the real-life story behind it, or if they are familiar with only the highlights. Thirteen Lives, the new Ron Howard film based on the (rather recent) Thai cave … Read more

‘Crimes of the Future’ is the year’s most shocking movie

At Thursday night’s New York premiere of “Crimes of the Future,” controversial director David Cronenberg issued an ominous warning: “Maybe we’ll see you at the end.” movie review Running time: 107 minutes. Rated R (strongly disturbing violent content and grisly images, graphic nudity and some language.) In theaters. “Maybe” is right. His latest shocking movie … Read more

‘Crimes of the Future’ Isn’t Nearly as Gross or Sexy as It Thinks It Is

It’s a famous pitfall of bad science fiction that its characters can spend the first three chapters, or first 40 minutes, setting out the various ways in which the world depicted differs from our current world. “Krangoldsen: The Overlords of Zurgatsk bid you step inside the Optimiser 3000 in order to receive your daily dose … Read more

Kristen Stewart Does Creepy Things to Her Eye in the Teaser for David Cronenberg’s ‘Crimes of the Future’

If you’re in the mood to be thoroughly nauseated on this fine Thursday, I suggest you take a gander at the teaser trailer for David Cronenberg’s latest sci-fi horror film, Crimes of the Future. The preview features imagery that ranges from vaguely creepy to straight-up disturbing; of the clip’s mere 56 seconds, I averted my … Read more