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24 Dec 2018

CHRISTMAS MOVIES - The Polar Express (2004)

 Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do Christmas films follow their formula?


The Polar Express (2004) is a CGI animated film about a train trip to the North Pole without ever leaving the uncanny valley.





The following may contain spoilers for

"The Polar Express" (2004)



17 Dec 2018

CHRISTMAS HORROR - Black Christmas (2006)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does Black Christmas (2006) follow the Christmas Horror rules?


Black Christmas (2006) the bad remake for the 1974 horror film.  It was previously tested as a slasher film.


The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Black Christmas (2006)


10 Dec 2018

CHRISTMAS MOVIES - Arthur Christmas (2011)

 Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do Christmas films follow their formula?
Arthur Christmas (2011), is an animated Christmas Film.




The following may contain spoilers for

"Arthur Christmas" (2011)



2 Dec 2018

CHRISTMAS HORROR - Black Christmas (1974)

Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well does Black Christmas (1974) films follow the Christmas Horror Film formula?


Black Christmas (1974) in a Christmas Horror film and early slasher film.

The following analysis may contain spoilers for

BLACK CHRISTMAS (1974)


25 Nov 2018

SLASHER FILM - Black Christmas (2006)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does Black Christmas (2006) follow the slasher film rules?


Black Christmas (2006) the bad remake for the 1974 horror film.

The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Black Christmas (2006)


18 Nov 2018

CHRISTMAS HORROR FILMS - The Rules

Film genres have formulas and rules, but how well do films follow those formulas?


What are the rules for horror films set at Christmas?


1 Nov 2018

SLASHER FILM - Halloween: The Curse of Micheal Myers (1995)

Every genre has cliches, but how well does a Friday the 13th film follow the Slasher film rules?


Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) is a standard slasher film with an evil cult subplot to justify the previous 4 Micheal Myers films.


The following analysis may contain spoilers for

HALLOWEEN:  THE CURSE OF MICHEAL MYERS (1995)


13 Jul 2018

SLASHER FILMS - Jason X (2001)

Every genre has cliches, but how well do the Friday the 13th films follow the slasher film rules?


Jason X (2001) is Friday the 13th...in Space!

The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Jason X (2001)


27 Jun 2018

SLASHER FILMS - A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

Every genre has cliches, but how well do the Nighmare on Elm St films follow the slasher film rules?
Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988), yet another Freddy film.


The following analysis may contain spoilers for

A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)

15 Jun 2018

SLASHER FILMS - A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

Every genre has cliches, but how well do the Nighmare on Elm St films follow the slasher film rules?
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987) the third of the Freddy Kruger films.


The following analysis may contain spoilers for

A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

13 Apr 2018

SLASHER FILMS RULES - Jason's Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does the ninth Friday the 13th follow the slasher film rules?



Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993) is yet another Friday the 13th film.

The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)



16 Mar 2018

SLASHER FILM RULES - Leprechaun 4 In Space (1996)

Every genre has cliches, but has well does Leprechaun 4 in Space follow the slasher film rules?


Leprechaun 4 in Space (1996) is the Leprechaun series trying to do Aliens.



The following analysis may contain spoilers for

Leprechaun 4 in Space (1996)