Kim Basinger: Professional idiocy, circa 1987 and 1988

In 1987, Kim Basinger appeared in Blake Edwards' Blind Date with Bruce Willis. In 1988, she appeared in Richard Benjamin's My Stepmother is an Alien with Dan Ackroyd. In both films, she plays nearly the same role: a woman so devastatingly gorgeous, she decimates the brains of weak-willed men everywhere before settling for a man who obviously… Continue reading Kim Basinger: Professional idiocy, circa 1987 and 1988

Annabelle: Creation (2017)

Do we need a fourth installment in The Conjuring film series? More to the point, do we need another origin story for the evil doll, Annabelle, after 2014's Annabelle? And can directed David F. Sandberg, whose Lights Out showed such promise only to ultimately be a failure, helm a feature that's true to the quality James Wan brought to… Continue reading Annabelle: Creation (2017)

WEEK OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES: Satan’s School for Girl’s (1973)

Satan ran the early 70s. I first learned about Anton LaVey and the Church of Satan as a child by reading the TV Guide Book of Lists. They asked him what the most Satanic TV shows were and he replied with a list that included so many of my favorite shows. It scared me as… Continue reading WEEK OF MADE FOR TV MOVIES: Satan’s School for Girl’s (1973)