Film Reviews, Horror, Venice 2021

REVIEW: Halloween Kills (Venice 2021)

Michael Myers is back with a vengeance. Again. Just like the last time… and the one before that. Halloween Kills takes us back to the ill-fated town of Haddonfield, Illinois. But this time, the townsfolk are prepared. Laurie Strode, played once again by Jamie Lee…

Episodes

JumpCast: Episode 7 – Knives Out

This week we return to our team in the US as lead host Audrey is joined by Jeff and Fiona to chat about the latest film news, Clue, and review Rian Johnson’s Knives Out! Available on: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Castbox + Stitcher We would absolutely love to hear your…

Film Reviews, LFF 2019

REVIEW: Knives Out (London Film Festival 2019)

Opting for such a sharp, clinical title, you’d be forgiven in thinking Rian Johnson is looking to make an eagerly awaited cinematic ‘comeback’, to all the exhausting bordering on volatile discussions stirred up from his divisive efforts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Away from…

Film Trailers, Films

First Trailer For Rian Johnson’s ‘Knives Out’ Released

  “Acclaimed writer and director Rian Johnson (Brick, Looper, The Last Jedi) pays tribute to mystery mastermind Agatha Christie in KNIVES OUT, a fun, modern-day murder mystery where everyone is a suspect.  When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate…

Film Reviews

JUMPCUT ALL THE WAY: Christmas with the Kranks (2004)

This 2004 American festive comedy is directed by Joe Roth and stars Tim Allen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Dan Aykroyd, Julie Gonzalo, M.Emmet Walsh, and Cheech Marin. When young Blair Krank (Gonzalo) leaves for Peru in the Peace Corps after Thanksgiving, her parents Luther (Allen) and…

Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Halloween (2018)

Halloween is probably my favourite holiday. You get to dress up in scary costumes without anyone judging you, watch horror films with your friends, carve pumpkins, see a man in a William Shatner mask creep around the neighbourhood with a kitchen knife… Hang on a…

Film Reviews

JUMPSCARECUT: Halloween (1978) – Evil Turns 40

40 years ago, John Carpenter unleashed an unstoppable evil in theaters that brought terror to the aisles and eventually proved to be a dominating force in the horror genre.  This was the birth of Michael Myers in Halloween.  This is a film that I remember…

News + Trailers

New ‘Halloween’ Trailer Recaps Original Film In Faux Documentary

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pb2waXaCayg&w=560&h=315] “Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. ” Directed by: David…

News + Trailers

Michael Myers Is On The Hunt In New ‘Halloween’ Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_-x4Dwz-rU&w=560&h=315] “Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. ” Directed by: David…

News + Trailers

Michael Myers Returns In The First Trailer For ‘Halloween’

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek1ePFp-nBI&w=560&h=315] “Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.” Directed by: David Gordon Green Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, Nick Castle, Judy Greer, Virginia Gardner…