An Ode to Jekyll & Hyde: A Gothic Musical…The Concept Album

Obsessions. They take your very soul, don’t they? Sliding down your gullet like the ruby, red droplets of an unusual potion and wrapping your belly in warmth. They consume your spirit, transforming your whole person into someone rabid and ferocious. Your sanity unravels and you are bound to this new entity that you’ve become. Crazed and manic, it’s all you can talk about, all you … Continue reading An Ode to Jekyll & Hyde: A Gothic Musical…The Concept Album

The Middling Earth: Scream 3 (2000)

As a rule, you must always prepare for the worst when it comes to sequels. Even worse when it comes in threes. And even worse, worse, worse when it’s a horror. Because, as you know, trilogies in the genre don’t usually end up being the best. Unless you count Toy Story as horror which you could if you are deathly afraid of spider legged doll heads and … Continue reading The Middling Earth: Scream 3 (2000)

The Sandman (1992) – Short Film Review

“Mr Sandman, bring me a dream”… More like bring me a Nightmare… The modern perception of The Sandman legend is a creature that uses sand to bring dreams to sleeping children. Like the character from Rise of the Guardians, he is the protector of children and giver of pleasant fantasies. Yet in director Paul Berry’s dark vision of The Sandman, he is a creature to be feared indeed.  The short opens looking … Continue reading The Sandman (1992) – Short Film Review