Film Reviews

You Can’t Escape (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Remember that old game where you would go up to a stranger’s house, ring the doorbell, and then run off?  It’s one…

Hands of the Ripper (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The 1971 Hammer film Hands of the Ripper tells the story of Anna (Angharad Rees), a woman living in Victorian England who has…

The Dead Zone (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

So, it seems like every time that I write a review of any film based on a novel by Stephen King, I…

Werewolf of Washington (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

First released in 1973, The Werewolf of Washington is one of those obscure films that always seems to pop up in Mill…

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…