WHERE WILL YOU BE ABLE TO SEE THOMAS R CLARK IN PERSON THIS YEAR? HE'LL BE ALL OVER UPSTATE NEW YORK!
M3GAN’s Uncanny Valley Effect on Cinema Goers
IT’S NO SURPRISE BLUMHOUSE & JAMES WAN HAVE GONE ON TO CREATE YET ANOTHER NEW HORROR ICON FOR THE 21ST CENTURY WITH M3GAN.
FROM BLACK DEATHS TO PRAYERS FROM THE DEAD
How my first long form venture into the infinite worlds of science fiction came to life!
8th Annual Horror and Dark Fantasy Top 10 of the Year in TV and Film
My 8th Annual Best of List in Genre films and TV!
The Roots of my Horror: MOVIE MEMORIES
The Seventies were filled with long lasting movie scares from unexpected sources.
Since rebuilding my Powersurge Blog after almost a decade, I contemplated what to first write about. I drew a blank, and this blog has sat empty for weeks. I don’t want to do reviews here, I can do that all day long at my podcast or for a publication I’ll get paid to write for. So what to do… what to do…
BELLA’S BOYS TRAILER
Here's a silent teaser... And now, behold, the trailer for BELLA'S BOYS... Music performed by Joe Altier (c) 2015 from a song by Jimmy Page & Robert Plant (c) 1969 (but they probably stole it from someone else.) 2015 Art By Francois Vaillancourt (c) 2018. Animation of Mr. Vaillancourt's art by Rita Goodell.
The Evil Dead Rises to Scrutiny
The Evil Dead Franchise continues its 40 some-odd year history with a new urban entry, but is it the shot of unlife the film series needs as it struggles to exist without its marquee star?
65 And Why Dinosaurs Still Rule The Earth
THE CREATORS OF A QUIET PLACE GIVE US THE SPACEMAN VS DINOSAURS MOVIE WE DIDN'T ASK FOR, BUT WE'LL TAKE IT NOW THAT WE HAVE IT.
HOW COCAINE BEAR WON OUR HEARTS
If you liked COCAINE BEAR, I've got some Splatterpunk suggestions for you on film and in print!
CONAN: BLOOD OF THE SERPENT
CROM DOESN’T CARE ABOUT THIS REVIEW. AND NEITHER SHOULD YOU, BUT AFTER ALMOST 20 YEARS, THERE’S A NEW CONAN OF CIMMERIA NOVEL OUT.
Obi-Wasp, You’re Our Only… Hope: Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania
IS THE LATEST MARVEL CINEMATIC OFFERING A SATISFYING TRIP TO OZ OR AN EMPTY POPCORN BUCKET OF REGRET? OR BOTH?
Knock At the Cabin – When Diversity Speaks To You Personally
I keep using Stephen King as an example in this review of KNOCK AT THE CABIN with good reason. I have learned on good authority that the author of THE CABIN AT THE END OF THE WORLD, Paul Tremblay, is the secret love child of Stephen King and Shirley Jackson, conjured during a ceremony in Arkham Asylum… Just kidding. Or am I?
THOMAS F. MONTELONE 1946-2023
We remember the life of Tom Monteleone.
INFINITY POOL: Psychedelics, Edward Lee, and Redefining What is Art in Cinema
Brandon Cronenberg's new art house horror film breaks psychedelic barriers in cinema.