DIRECTOR'S POST

March 28, 2020

Again, a film based on a comic this writer hasn’t read.  Basically combine all the cliché, meta, self-awareness of the genre, and insert Vin Diesel.  

Still the filmmaking is superb, the acting is believable, the chick is super hot (KT) and Guy Pearce is in th...

March 9, 2020

While this author has never read the comic book that “I Am Not Okay With This” is based on, its motion picture representation was very solid all around.  One could conclude that a bunch of interesting details from the comic were probably sacrificed to create the series...

January 22, 2020

As far as local monsters go, the Jersey Devil is one of the most well-known.  This means it gets blamed for a lot of the stranger assurances in south Jersey. 

S.E. the clairvoyant, in the last year she was seen alive, began picking up on some specific negative ener...

May 15, 2019

While the official reason for Jack and Savannah’s breakup was Jack’s constant progressive party habits, there is another theory as to what caused the strain that eventually ended their relationship.  Jack and Savannah had been friends since grade school.  She was a bit...

February 7, 2019

Within the Buzzkill Universe, there exists a strangeness.  Certain things happen that cannot be explained.  One of the more under-reported problems is kidnapping.  Several young females have been taken.  95 percent of the time, they do not come back.

Ashl...

January 7, 2019

Perhaps more interesting than how the Jersey Devil targets certain victims, is why the Jersey Devil targets certain victims.  What draws the monster out? 

By most accounts the Jersey Devil is reclusive, and makes a very concerted effort to not get spotted.  

However...

January 7, 2019

Black Mirror had been batting a thousand until right after the first episode of the last season (USS Callister, which was great).  What followed got pretty preachy, which unfortunately sacrifices the interestingness of the plot, like in Black Museum.  (Hang the DJ was...

December 26, 2018

“Jack Cuomo” is an alias of Joe Vrola, who is the writer of “Buzzkill New Jersey”.  The name comes from a combination of his sister, Jackie Vrola, and Rivers Cuomo, lead singer of the band Weezer (created around the blue album in case you were curious).  “Pat O’Donahue...

December 5, 2018

Common conception is that children are afraid of ghosts because of their wild imaginations.  As they get older they stop being afraid.  At some point, many stop believing in ghosts.

But what if this is all just a defense mechanism?  What if you had it right as a ch...