Schlock Horror

Aussie, Gay, Horror, Lover of Music, Film, TV, and Pop Culture.

Favorite films

  • The Thing
  • The Shining
  • Jaws
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

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  • The Empty Man

    ★★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

  • Not Okay

    ★★★½

  • Love, Sex and Pandemic

    ½

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  • The Empty Man

    The Empty Man

    ★★★★

    The history of The Empty Man is almost as interesting as the finished film itself. Originally shot in late 2016 but due to a shake up at Fox, it wouldn't finished filming until late 2017. It would take a further three years until it was quietly dumped into cinemas in late 2020. The Fox/Disney merger and poor test screenings playing a big part in the reason the Empty Man barely made any money back. The last movie to feature the…

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★★★

    Over my 36 years of watching movies, there are these rare moviegoing experiences that feel like I'm witnessing something groundbreaking. A movie that feels like the very definition of cinema. Jurassic Park, Mad Max: Fury Road and now I can add Top Gun: Maverick to that list. After recently watching the original Top Gun movie and not finding it to be the '80s action masterpiece I had always envisioned it to be, I went into Top Gun: Maverick a little…

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  • I See You

    I See You

    ★★★★

    Two years before I See You debuted on Netflix, there was this fantastic little movie called The Clovehitch Killer that expertly pulled the rug right out from underneath the unsuspecting audience with a twist that hits you at about the halfway point, changing the entire film. It had been several years since I'd seen a movie do something as clever as that and I See You doesn't just do it once, it does it three times. I had an absolute…

  • I Just Killed My Dad

    I Just Killed My Dad

    ★★★½

    It's a new week, and you know what that means. Netflix has dropped an all-new true crime limited series. The first episode of I Just Killed My Dad is a jaw-dropper. After the first episode had ended, I immediately had to binge the next two episodes. Most of the first episode plays like a story about a teenage boy who shot his father dead. Showing no emotion or remorse for the killing, are we witnessing a sociopath with no empathy?…