Film Reviews

The Ring (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

(SPOILERS BELOW!) This weekend, I will be seeing Rings, the second sequel to the 2002 film, The Ring.  (Of course, The Ring…

The Presence (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The Presence opens with nearly 20 minutes of near-silence.  We watch as an unnamed and emotionally unstable woman (Mira Sorvino, who is literally…

Volumes of Blood: Horror Stories (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

You may remember that, last year, I raved about an independent horror film called Volumes of Blood!  Did you take my advice…

Zombie Holocaust (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Like many of the classic Italian grindhouse films, 1980’s Zombie Holocaust opens in New York City.  A hospital attendant is caught devouring a…

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…