Author: Joshua Jenkins

Children of the Corn (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

Children of the Corn (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

Novel adaptations are rampant in the world of film, but some authors have struggled to see their work successfully translated from the page to the screen, and perhaps no author has had a rougher...

Re-Animator (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

Re-Animator (Arrow Video) – Blu-ray Review

The last 5-8 years has seen an explosion in interest in the works and universe created by H.P. Lovecraft, a writer who during his own lifetime languished in obscurity and, depending on who you...

Pulse – Blu-ray Review

Pulse – Blu-ray Review

Finding the deep and penetrating threads within the horror zeitgeist requires not only watching a vast number of films but being able to recognize which films you’ve seen surface again and again in the...

The Void – Blu-ray Review

The Void – Blu-ray Review

Ironing out the distinction between “fear” and “dread” seems, at first glance, a semantic exercise in nuance: looking at different shades of the same color. I would contend, however, that there is a vital...

House: Two Stories

The horror/comedy hybrid is a challenging balance, knowing how to shift from tension to laughs and back requires a deft hand not only behind the camera but at the writer’s table and in the...

We Are The Flesh – Blu-ray Review

What We Are The Flesh lacks in traditional scares it more than makes up for in dread and disgust, and in this sense it most definitely belongs in the collections of those who love their trips to the arthouse dripping with blood. Emiliano Rocha Minter arrives with this tremendous film, we are all on notice.

The Driller Killer – Blu-ray Review

Discussions of Abel Ferrara’s career usually center around Ms. 45, King of New York, and Bad Lieutenant, a trifecta of gritty dives into urban life through the eyes of a disturbed series of characters. Ferrara has a...

Josh’s Top Ten Blu-rays of 2016

Josh’s Top Ten Blu-rays of 2016

It’s an exciting time to collect physical media. Much like the demise of “brick and mortar” stores was vastly overstated, the death of physical media seems like a pipe dream. Boutique releasing companies continue...

The Initiation – Blu-ray Review

The 80’s represents a lot milestones for a lot of people: the end of the cold war, the beginning of personal computing, and for a certain section of youth: the golden age of the...