Dave Taylor

I work, I watch movies and I parent.  That’s it.

Favorite films

  • Big Trouble in Little China
  • True Romance
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • Natural Born Killers

Recent activity

  • Drive My Car


  • Siege


  • Pixels


  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania


Recent reviews

  • Drive My Car

    Drive My Car


    Some of my favorite horror movies, like You’re Next are so enjoyable because they subvert genre tropes I am wholly familiar with.

    My guess is that Drive My Car has a similar appeal to movie nerds who masturbate to their Criterion collection.

    If I had a deep understanding of the play Uncle Vanya before subjecting myself to Drive My Car, I’d probably be deliciously tapping my fingers together in delight everytime dialogue from that play was delivered. However, I didn’t…

  • Siege



    Blind dude’s hearing is so on point he can accurately tell how many feet are scurrying across the pavement from a couple stories up, but doesn’t hear a dude get shot multiple times from the same distance????

    BuT tHeY wErE uSInG SiLeNcErS!!!


    Anyway, the movie was a little dry after the initial attack, but once things got Home Aloney it was quite a bit of fun.

Popular reviews

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2

    Sonic the Hedgehog 2


    For a long time, Sonic the Hedgehog was my son’s favorite movie.

    He had a Sonic the Hedgehog birthday cake.

    He went as Sonic for Halloween.

    Needless to say, we NEEDED to see part 2 ASAP.

    And even though it cost damn near $100, I bought the family D-Box tickets (where the seats move and shake to the action in the movie) to further enhance the experience.

    My wife watched more of my son’s reactions through the movie than the…

  • Black Christmas

    Black Christmas


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Respect and enjoyment do not always come in equal measure. I respect the hell out of ‘Black Christmas,’ for not only it’s place in history as being the first ‘slasher’ but also for taking Christmas off it’s untouchable high horse in the predominant culture. Beyond these obvious points, it also has amazingly effective sound design, and many creepy-ass moments, such as any one of the numerous phone calls or whenever they cut to the first victim relaxing in the attic.…