Composer Alan Menken Launches Website Featuring All of His Works — Prospective Pixie Dust

Alan Menken, the musical mastermind behind many famous Disney films, now has his own website. My new website just launched, and I’m really happy to be able to share it with you. I’m also excited that it’s been nominated for a Webby award! Voting is open until next Thursday, May 7. If you’d like to […]… Continue reading Composer Alan Menken Launches Website Featuring All of His Works — Prospective Pixie Dust

A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 2 — Himrich Hall

NOTE: Some of the films I’ll look at in this article deal with content and themes that might be upsetting to some readers/viewers, including the deaths of children (M) and a scene of sexual assault (Variety). I won’t dwell too long on such topics, but there are a few cases where I couldn’t properly discuss […]… Continue reading A Brief and Boredom-Induced Guide to German Expressionist Films, Part 2 — Himrich Hall

All Star Summer Movie 2020 Watch List — With An Accent

While the traditional summer movie season may not happen this year, you can still have your own at home. We curated a list of favorite classic summer films to watch this summer while in quarantine. via All Star Summer Movie 2020 Watch List — With An Accent

Re-Animator (1985) Retrospective — THE MASTER CYLINDER

SUMMARY At University of Zurich Institute of Medicine in Switzerland, Herbert West brings his dead professor, Dr. Hans Gruber, back to life. There are horrific side-effects, however; as West explains, the dosage was too large. When accused of killing Gruber, West counters: “I gave him life!” West arrives at Miskatonic University in New England in […]… Continue reading Re-Animator (1985) Retrospective — THE MASTER CYLINDER

TOMB OF NOSTALGIA: DAY OF THE ANIMALS (1977) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse

DAY OF THE ANIMALS (1977) (Remember, clicking the highlighted links brings you to other reviews and articles here at The Movie Madhouse!) Nature run amok flick is one of many of this popular 70s sub-genre. Here a group of wilderness hikers are under siege from basically every animal in the park. The ozone layer depletion […]… Continue reading TOMB OF NOSTALGIA: DAY OF THE ANIMALS (1977) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse

BARE BONES: BLOOD QUANTUM (2019) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse

BLOOD QUANTUM (2019) Canadian zombie flick presents a novel twist on the popular sub-genre. It opens with a starkly effective scene of a fisherman’s gutted catch coming back to life and escalates from there. An outbreak of some kind has the dead returning to life and eating the living, while also infecting those they bite. […]… Continue reading BARE BONES: BLOOD QUANTUM (2019) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse

HORROR YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED: THE WRETCHED (2020) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse

THE WRETCHED (2020) Latest horror from IFC Midnight opens 35 year in the past, where a babysitter (Sydne Mikelle) walks into something horrible, thus setting the mood for what is to come. The film then brings us to the present where teen Ben (John-Paul Howard from 14 Cameras and Snatchers) is going to live with… Continue reading HORROR YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED: THE WRETCHED (2020) — MonsterZero NJ’s Movie Madhouse