Back Row Thoughts – Animation Nomination, Part 3

I am now 24 films deep into this year's field for the Animated Feature Oscar. Only three entries remain after this, and of those three, only one will definitely become available this month. The debate for me then becomes whether to watch it and give it a standalone review, wait until the other two get … Continue reading Back Row Thoughts – Animation Nomination, Part 3

Kenny Powers Delivers a Villain About As Scary as Austin Powers – Halloween

The original Halloween, which debuted 40 years ago, is one of the greatest horror movies of all time, and it's certainly the best of the slasher subgenre. Director John Carpenter created a seminal character and film using the barest of elements, including a minimalist keyboard theme that still creeps me out to this day, and of … Continue reading Kenny Powers Delivers a Villain About As Scary as Austin Powers – Halloween