Luke Y. Thompson

 

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  • 4 days ago | Film and TV

    Maybe it's a just a sign of the Blumhouse-era horror-movie world we find ourselves in, but there's something refreshing about a scare flick that (a) actually shows you its monster occasionally and (b) gives you a definite reason to be afraid of it...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    It's rare for a franchise, especially in the horror genre, to actually get better as it progresses — doubly so if the final part of said progression is a TV series. Yet in six-part miniseries form, currently airing on the you-didn't-know-you-had-i...

  • Jean-Claude Van Damme never appeared in any of the official sequels to Kickboxer, but he's back for the remake, albeit in the mentor role of an incongruously Belgian Muay Thai master living in Thailand. Still in fantastic shape and...

  • Presumably hoping to broaden his acting credibility beyond roles like Rick Flag and RoboCop, Joel Kinnaman gamely plays an awkward single dad in this drama conveniently opening opposite Suicide Squad. It's a gambit that almost works; for...

  • The Mind's Eye ought to hit the sweet spot for fans of early David Cronenberg, the more violent X-Men comics and the kinds of indie horror movies Larry Fessenden always cameos in, as he does again here. Set in the late ‘80s/early...

  • Stephen King has written the apocalypse enough times that he was bound to repeat himself eventually. Tod Williams’s decade-too-late adaptation of King’s 2006 novel about zombiegeddon-by-cellphone already has to deal with the fact that...

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