Tag Archives: James Wan

My 12 Favorite Horror Movies

Halloween is coming, and the dead shall rise from their graves. At least on a TV screen near you. We are awash in lists of the greatest horror movies ever made, and everybody’s trying to come up with a twist of their own. Well, I decided to just list my 12 favorites, a bunch of … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Horror Movies

The Greatest Hits of 2016

It’s time for that annual list of next year’s highly anticipated Hollywood films. Here’s 2016 for ya. As always, premiere dates may change. JANUARY: * 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi – Michael Bay leaves his robots aside for a while, taking on a politically sensitive subject. Looks far from another Zero Dark Thirty (2012) though. * Kung … Continue reading The Greatest Hits of 2016

FuriousSeven

VENGEANCE HITS HOME. Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his crew are targeted by the brother (Jason Statham) of their latest nemesis, who wants revenge. Horror director James Wan’s first action pic firmly takes this franchise into Mission: Impossible territory, but forgets basic rules. We have to believe that the good guys are actually in danger … Continue reading FuriousSeven

The Conjuring

In 1971, the Perron family moves into an old house in Rhode Island and it doesn’t take long for unexplainable things to happen there; eventually, they contact the Warrens (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga), paranormal investigators. Echoing Poltergeist, The Exorcist, American Horror Story and the director’s own Insidious, this wildly successful horror movie (which is loosely … Continue reading The Conjuring

Congrats, Patrick Wilson & Kurtwood Smith

Today we’re congratulating two actors – Patrick Wilson, who turns 40, and Kurtwood Smith, who is 70 years old. Neither is a huge star obviously, but they have both made their mark in different ways. Wilson was last seen in a much-discussed episode of Girls where he played an older hunk whom Lena Dunham’s character got … Continue reading Congrats, Patrick Wilson & Kurtwood Smith

Top 5 Best TV Show Adaptations

So, MacGyver is apparently on track to become the latest TV show to hit the silver screen with James Wan directing. We have yet to see that project truly come alive, but if it does it would follow a proud Hollywood tradition. “Proud?”, you say. Sure, there have been many horrible adaptations of TV shows… but … Continue reading Top 5 Best TV Show Adaptations