Daniel Stamm’s Favorite Unhappy Endings

Daniel Stamm is a twisted dude, and I mean that in the most complimentary way. When I asked the director of the horror films “13 Sins” and “The Last Exorcism” whether he’d be interested in doing a Five Most list for my website for Halloween, not only did he say yes immediately, he also immediately […]

Five Most — Las Vegas Movies

This weekend, I’m heading to Las Vegas for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, a blast of a race that takes runners up and down the Strip at night. Lights glitter and flash, bands play every mile or so and the street is packed with runners dressed as Elvis impersonators, brides and grooms (because there’s […]

What the Flick?! — 12 Years a Slave

Ben, Alonso and I have a wide range of opinions on Steve McQueen’s brutal but beautifully acted slavery tale. I expect I will be hearing it from some folks for not being completely in love with this movie.

Five Most — Clunky Movie Titles

“Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” is a gorgeous film — definitely one of my favorites this year — but it has an unfortunately clunky title. I realize it’s intended to harken to a time, a place, a mood. But I hope it’s not off-putting to potential viewers, because it’s very much worth seeking out. Still, this […]

Studio 11 LA — Jim Carrey, World War Z

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Lauren Sivan and I talk zombies. How hot is that? Watch the Video

World War Z

Paramount Pictures Rated PG-13 for intense, frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images. Running time: 115 minutes. Three stars out of four. Walking out of “World War Z,” I realized I probably haven’t felt this edgy and paranoid after a movie since … “Aliens,” maybe? And that was when I was an impressionable teenager in […]