Shriek of the Mutilated (1974)

directed by mike findlay An ed adlum and mike findlay production Glacially paced, predictable, and of little apparent budget, this feckless outing flaunts its amateur nature consistently throughout its 84 minutes. Ham-fisted edits! Complete disregard for continuity! (Events often appear to take place simultaneously in daylight and at nighttime.) Unconvincing “acting”! Also: what amounts to … Continue reading Shriek of the Mutilated (1974)

Pet Sematary (2019)

directed by kevin KÖlsch & Dennis widmyer di bonaventura pictures To its credit, here are some things this unbidden remake of an unloved movie doesn’t contain: Song-and-dance routines Postmodernism Dragons Folksy narration Superheroes A blaring “modern rock” soundtrack Auto-Tune That it also lacks any explanation for its existence is unimportant, since isn’t that the linchpin … Continue reading Pet Sematary (2019)