“Time enough at last.”
Welcome to the Quarantined Critic, the review blog for the sheltered in place.
We’ve suddenly got a lot of time on our sanitized hands.
Kill some time with us.
Is a month of horror movies complete if you haven’t watched a Cronenberg movie? No, not unless you’ve seen them all… and then, ya know… watch something new… Luckily Dead Ringers is both Cronenberg AND new (to us at least)! We couldn’t find Dead Ringers on a streaming service without paying more than our normal … Continue Reading Dead Ringers (1988) October 11th, 2020
So, here’s what happened. On the last day of July 2020 the company where I worked was purchased by a larger corporate entity. The month that followed involved lots of work to ease the transition while applying for jobs, and learning I would not be joining my former coworkers in the new company. I was … Continue Reading The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970) Oct 10, 2020
Spookies is delightfully bad. It’s one of those movies that’s fun to laugh at, not with. As I understand it, Spookies has a devoted following like Troll 2 or Tommy Wiseau’s The Room. Like those two titans-of- trash, Spookies is a successful attempt to make a genre classic… just not the genre it wanted. The … Continue Reading Spookies (1986) October 9th, 2020
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