Tag Archive: Travis Johnson

Doomsday (2008)

Doomsday (2008) Mankind has an expiration date It’s not especially difficult to spot the influences on Neil Marshall’s 2008 post-apocalyptic action extravaganza, Doomsday, but that’s kind of the point. Marshall’s girl-on-a-mission B-movie blow… Continue reading

The Hole in the Ground (2019)

The Hole in the Ground (2019) Fleeing from the city and an abusive husband, Sarah O’Neill (Seána Kerslake) and her young son, Chris (James Quinn Markey), make a new home for themselves in… Continue reading

From The Toecutter to Immortan Joe: Hugh Keays-Byrne

Acclaimed Australian character actor Hugh Keays-Byrne was born in India and raised in Britain, but he’s called Australia home since he came here in 1973 on tour with the Royal Shakespeare Company and,… Continue reading

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Part 1 (2018)

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina – Part 1 (2018) Happy Birthday, Witch. Hot on the heels of the success of Riverdale, the CW’s sexed-up, soapy, modern take on fresh-faced comics mainstay Archie and the… Continue reading

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019) Sometimes Dead Is Better The specter of mortality hangs over Stephen King’s Pet Sematary more than most other horror texts. In whatever form it takes — 1983 novel, 1989 film… Continue reading

Us (2019)

Us (2019) Watch Yourself. Having already staked out his place in the horror pantheon with his feature directing debut, the excellent and unsettling Get Out (2017), Jordan Peele fortifies his position with his… Continue reading

Love, Death & Robots (2019)

Love, Death & Robots (2019) Deadpool, (2016), director Tim Miller and Fight Club (1999), The Social Network (2010), and Gone Girl (2014) honcho David Fincher are the creative engine behind Love, Death &… Continue reading

Serenity (2019)

Serenity (2019) On Plymouth Island, No One Ever Dies … Unless You Break the Rules It’s hard to judge a film like Serenity. Sure, it’s terrible — but is it deliberately so? It’s… Continue reading

Mimic (1997)

Mimic (1997) A New Species Has Evolved. Whatever They Become, The Destroy. Yesterday, They Became Human. Following on from the festival and arthouse circuit success of his 1994 debut feature, Cronos, Mexican genre… Continue reading

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) Trust Love All the Way A love story set in the working class African-American community in the 1970s, If Beale Street Could Talk sees Moonlight (2016) director… Continue reading