Ben Nagy reviews ‘Wretch’: Don’t Smoke That Stuff in the Woods
It becomes you or you become it,. Or maybe it’s the other way around?
Ben Nagy reviews ‘The Dark Within’: Cabin Freakouts and Skull Invaders
You’d feel the same if they were trying to make an interdimensional portal out of you.
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Landing Lake’: Can anybody fly around here?
A group of four accented Euro antenna repair folks traipse out into the wilderness in a van on an assignment to fix some sort of messed-up satellite repeater device in an unidentified location in Landing Lake. If you like long walks in the woods, men from around the United Kingdom shouting profanity in various accents […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Midnight Runner’: Senioritis is contagious … and violent
The new kid in the neighborhood with a violent past struggles to fit in with everyone else in Midnight Runner, a movie that’s reminiscent of Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive, with a synthesizer-fueled soundtrack but a lot younger cast. Ian (Ben Weinswig) had an incident six years ago that landed him in juvenile detention – his […]
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Dolls’: Once these toys get possessed, it’s hard to play with em
My daughter (she’s in second grade) went through a period where she was terrified of killer dolls, and it didn’t help that her older brother was talking up the Child’s Play flicks and The Con-juring (I spell it like that because that’s how he pronounced it, no editorializing intended) to increase her terror. She got […]
Ben Nagy reviews Clinton Road ’til he cain’t no more
Yeah, I’m gonna glue my eyeballs to the old Clinton RoadI’m gonna watch ’til I can’t no more Ice-T plays an exposition-delivering night club owner and we get six clueless people wandering around the woods near where this guy’s wife disappeared in a quest for the dreaded “closure” for himself and his missing wife’s sister […]
Ben Nagy reviews Edgar Allan Poe’s Annabel Lee
Edgar Allan Poe’s Annabel Lee brings the writer’s poem to modern times as a painter stumbles upon a coastal mystery.
Ben Nagy reviews ‘Mr. Hush’: Bad driving leads to worse karma
A man of many costumes stalks Holland Price (Brad Loree) with the intent of making him suffer for something his grandfather did long ago.
Ben Nagy reviews Hi-Death, an anthology mutants are gonna enjoy
Hi-Death, the second anthology film put out by Nightfall Pictures, which has every necessary element that we Drive-In Mutants are in the game for.
Ben Nagy reviews “Family Possessions”: You Never Know What Dead Grandmas Are Up To
Family Possessions builds up potential as both a haunted house flick and as a slasher mystery, but despite its buildup, the flick can’t quite get the payoff audiences are looking for.