IO9 Movie Reviews


TIM BURTON’S ALICE has nothing on Czech filmmaker Jan Švankmajer's Alice, a 1988 adaptation of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland. Wildly weird and inventively low-tech, this movie was created in the spirit of the original novel.[Read Full Review]

THESE ARE movie and television series reviews I wrote for the online fantasy/science fiction magazine IO9.  The links in the descriptions below are to the original articles on the IO9 site.  If any of the links are broken, you can find copies of the articles on my wiki.

IN RICHARD STANLEY’S post-apocalyptic techno-thriller Hardware (1990), Dylan McDermott plays Moses, an aptly named desert wanderer who scavenges the wasteland for salvage.[Read Full Review]

John Dies At The End has a relatively tiny budget, but it's still one of the year's most anticipated movies. The novel it's based on, by Cracked's David Wong, was a huge Internet sensation...[Read Full Review]

IN SHAWN PILLER AND SCOTT LEW’S dark comedy thriller Sexy Evil Genius, Katee Sackhoff plays Nikki Franklyn, the eponymous comely genius of dubious morality.[Read Full Review]

FORGET KIRK VS PICARD. Faran Tahir is hands down the best Starfleet Captain Ever. We caught up with Tahir and asked him a few questions [Read Full Interview]