“It Follows”

“It Follows”

You think laughs are cheap? Try scares. The best horror flicks are the cheapest (as are the worst, just to be fair) in part because simple things are the scariest. Heights. Bees. The open ocean. The dark. Scary, all, and free, abundant. Death, perhaps the scariest of all, is free to anyone who waits. Horror […]

“Thug Kitchen” delivers on taste, if not on attitude

“Thug Kitchen” delivers on taste, if not on attitude

“Are you easily offended?” It’s a question I ask all who interview to work at the Metro Spirit, and it’s the first thing I knew I had to make clear when I decided to review my brand-new cookbook “Thug Kitchen.” “Thug Kitchen” was a late Christmas present from Santa and the tagline under the name […]

“Run All Night”

“Run All Night”

You may be tempted at this point in Liam Neeson’s career to lump his recent movies together, and not simply because the past two features he has made with director Jaume Collet-Serra are “Non-Stop” and the just-released “Run All Night.” (Proposed next titles: “Just Keep Going,” “Don’t Slow Down.”) These blur with the “Taken” series […]