Film Reviews

Haunts of the Very Rich (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1972 made-for-TV movie Haunts of the Very Rich opens with a lengthy shot of Lyle (Tony Bill) and Laurie (Donna Mills) sharing…

The Children (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Poor Casey (Hannah Tointon)! As 2008’s The Children opens, all she wants to do is celebrate New Year’s with her friends.  Instead,…

The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

First released in 1976, The Little Girl Who Lives Down The Lane tells the story of Ryann Jacobs (played by Jodie Foster,…

Audrey Rose (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1977 film, Audrey Rose, tells the story of an annoying little girl named Ivy (Susan Swift), who is the daughter of…

TV Show Reviews

Bates Motel 2.5 “The Escape Artist” (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

After I posted my extremely laudatory review of last week’s episode of Bates Motel, I received a very interesting comment on Facebook from the veteran horror director…

Bates Motel 2.4 “Check-Out” (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

As this week’s episode of Bates Motel came to an end, my immediate response was to say: “Now, that’s what I’ve been…

Bates Motel 2.3 “Caleb” (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Well, that’s certainly icky. Regardless of whatever else may have happened on this week’s episode of Bates Motel, it will always be remembered as…

Bates Motel 2.2 “Shadow of a Doubt” (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

I have to commend Bates Motel for directly referencing Alfred Hitchcock with the title of its latest episode.  Shadow of a Doubt is not only…