Derek Abbott

Derek Abbott Pro

if you’re looking for a better steak in an arcade setting, you’re shit out of luck

Favorite films

  • Repo Man
  • RRR
  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
  • Tough Guys Don't Dance

Recent activity

  • Shallow Grave


  • Next Goal Wins


  • The Sexual Story of O


  • There's Something About Mary


Recent reviews

  • Shallow Grave

    Shallow Grave


    (Viewing Format: 2021 Blu-ray, 1.85:1 HD)

  • Next Goal Wins

    Next Goal Wins


    (Viewing Format: DCP, 1.85:1, AMC Empire 25: Auditorium 24)

Popular reviews

  • The Crazies

    The Crazies


    (Viewing Format: Amazon Streaming, 1.85:1 HD)

    Romero’s “The Crazies” is a testament to the power of intelligent independent filmmaking. The fact that it is a low-budget horror movie is almost inconsequential. The Crazies, like most of Romero’s work, is overflowing with ideas. Its concerns are with human problems, both global and local. Another brilliant entry in a legend’s canon of films.

  • Invaders from Mars

    Invaders from Mars


    (Viewing Format: Amazon Streaming, 2.35:1 HD)

    James Karen is a goddamned National treasure. I celebrate his entire catalog, including this pretty good remake of a classic 50s sci-fi horror paranoia flick. The biggest misstep is the casting of the kid in the lead... I don’t like to trash kids... but damn. Was he Tobe Hooper’s nephew or something?