Pinhead, as played by Stephan Smith Collins in Hellraiser: Revelations.

Hellraiser: Revelations deserves another look

On Sept. 2, 2011 Hellraiser: Revelations (buy here) was released as a double feature with World of the Dead: The Zombie Diaries (aka Zombie Diaries 2) for a limited theatrical run. Both films are distributed by Dimension Extreme, and both run somewhat short, so it was a savvy marketing decision to offer the two together as a double feature.…

Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and Nicholas D'Agosto in 'Final Destination 5'. Image courtesy New Line Cinema.

Final Destination 5 meets expectations

Final Destination 5: Is this the end? With the release of Final Destination 5 (purchase link) it’s a good time to look back at the series as a whole. 2000’s Final Destination was a breath of fresh air. The film was clearly marketable to the teen market, along with other horror flicks of the time, including Scream and I Know What…

Production still from 'Survival of the Dead' by George Romero.

George Romero’s ‘Survival of the Dead’ – dead on arrival

The Night of the Living Dead films are unique in that they are explicitly political. George A. Romero injects his heavy-handed political commentary at every turn. You can enjoy a Dead film without accepting the social or political message, but you can’t ignore that there is one. Behind the blood and guts there is always some very pointed social…

Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey in 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (Review)

Writer Charlie Kaufman seems to have a hard time dealing with reality. His newest film is Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind starring Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet. As in Kaufman’s earlier films, the sleeper hits Being John Malkovich and Adaptation, a similar formula was used to create disjointed masterpieces of existential confusion and circular logic. Eternal Sunshine is a tale of love gone sour.…