Movies

“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 […]

“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 […]

“Chappie”

“Chappie”

It’s rare nowadays to find a movie like “Chappie,” a robot-cop action romp set in a nasty near-future South Africa, only in that it carries an R rating and yet feels designed to appeal directly to 11-year-olds. Everyone has these movies growing up, violent or sexy flicks that become young favorites, but rarely are their […]