Film Reviews

The Tower (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

The plot of 1993’s The Tower could probably best be described as, “Paul Reiser gets a job and gets everyone killed.” Technically,…

10/31 (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

It’s Halloween night and we all know what the means.  It’s a time for candy.  It’s a time for treats.  It’s a…

Cast A Deadly Spell (Reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

Welcome to 1940s Los Angeles! It’s a world that, at first, seems very familiar.  World War II is over and, even as…

The Watcher (reviewed by Lisa Marie Bowman)

  Released in 2000, The Watcher is one of those movies where a burned out FBI Agent finds himself locked in 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…