“Halloween Twenty-Fifteen”: A Review of “Mercy” (2014)

“Though shalt not suffer a witch to live.” Usually when a child has a substantial role in a horror or sci-fi film, they are nothing more than an annoying, crying, screaming abscess you would like to see done away with by whatever monster is chasing them (ex. Dakota Fanning in War of the Worlds). However,…

Movie Review: “Beyond the Poseidon Adventure” (1979)

Since its initial release, Beyond the Poseidon Adventure has been mercilessly attacked for being the sequel to the 1972 classic disaster film that never should have been made. Reviewers in 1979 ripped it a new one, as have most viewers, generally, in the years to follow. But how bad is it? I had a chance to…