The Hole (2009)

Joe Dante has spent most of his career making quietly subversive exploitation films.  Movies like Piranha, The Howling, The Burbs, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, Small Soldiers, Matinee, and his segment of The Twilight Zone: The Movie, while meeting genre requirements, also gently poke fun at different aspects of American culture. From commercial overdevelopment of […]

The Woman (2011)

The Woman is an incredibly difficult film about which to write without getting into spoiler territory.  Because of this problem, I have decided to split this piece into two parts.  The first part will be a straight review that steers clear of plot specifics beyond the first act setup.  The second part will be a […]