The legend that is Jaz-O dropped a 10-track mixtape-slash-album last week titled The Warm Up and it’s a very enjoyable listen. The Originator has always been one of the all-time Hip-Hop greats but for some reason he’s never been elevated to “G.O.A.T.” status. With a well-documented feud between […]
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Night Lovell is a rapper and producer from Ottawa, Canada. Like many other fans, I first heard his music back in 2014 when he released the single “Dark Light”. That particular track is Lovell’s most famous song and undoubtedly a classic; it doesn’t seem to age. The haunting […]
12:01 PM is a short film that was first broadcast on cable television in 1990. It stars Kurtwood Smith as Myron Castleman, an office worker working for a firm named Glamdring & Glamdring. We first meet Castleman as he stands in the middle of the road, wearing a […]
Based on the 1981 play by Alan Ayckbourn, Way Upstream is a 1987 TV movie starring Stuart Wilson, Barrie Rutter, Marion Bailey, Nick Dunning, and Joanne Pearce. After being broadcast on BBC One on January 1st 1988 at 10 o’clock at night, this classic film for some unknown […]
Almost universally hated by critics when first released, the 2006 remake of the 1974 horror film Black Christmas was a gaudy and comical slasher movie. Some of this criticism was a little unfair, after all, given the time period, alongside all the Saws and Paranormal Activities, Black Christmas […]
Released in 1974, the same year as The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Black Christmas was one of the first slasher movies, not to mention the first sorority-set horror film predating The House On Sorority Row by a decade or so. Directed by Bob Clark (who was also responsible for […]
Knives Out is a highly enjoyable film that’s written and directed by Rian Johnson. The movie is billed as a mystery but there’s lots of comedy throughout and the overall tone is somewhere between a pastiche and a spoof of all the countless murder mysteries of the past […]
The Shining is a classic movie regardless of the genre it falls into. The film which is based on the Stephen King book of the same name, is usually described as a horror, sometimes as a horror-drama, but there’s also some thriller elements in there too. Stanley Kubrick […]
Critics have become the print equivalent of the boy who cried wolf; the amount of times they’ve declared a movie a “classic”, we the public have no idea if we should believe them or not. As usual, there’s been lots of hype leading up to the release of […]
Before ZillaKami, before Meechy Darko, and before DMX, there was Nine (real name Derrick Keyes) a gruff-voiced rapper from New York who injected a lively and energetic style into the Hip-Hop genre. Like the episode “The Mark Of Satan” in Hammer House Of Horror, the number “9” appeared […]
Missing the October 1st 2016 date in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Soul On Ice, Soul On Ice 2 arrives not in October but in September… 2019. With the confusion of whether Intellectual Property (subtitled “S.O.I.2”) was actually a sequel to Ras Kass’ debut LP or […]
It is a 2017 film adaptation of the Stephen King book of the same name. The story revolves around a group of seven teenagers living in Derry, Maine who discover that a clown is responsible for the town’s missing children. This clown is a personification of kids’ nightmares; […]
The B.U.M.S. aka Brothas Unda Madness were a Hip-Hop duo from Oakland, California consisting of rappers D-Wyze and E-Vocalist. The pair released their one and only album Lyfe ‘N’ Tyme in 1995 but it was ignored by the masses despite being a highly enjoyable LP. The group was […]