They Came Together review

Wet Hot American Summer director David Wain set his sights on rom-coms for this amusing, if lightweight and unremarkable, comedy. They Came Together begins in a restaurant, with Joel (Paul Rudd) and Molly (Amy Poehler) on one side of he table and Kyle (Bill Hader) and Karen (Ellie Kemper) on the other. The first couple begin … Read more

Blu-ray essentials: Re-Animator

Rather surprisingly Stuart Gordon‘s début feature, Re-Animator, was originally conceived as a television series for PBS. The source material, H.P. Lovecraft‘s Herbert West-Reanimator, would have lent the project a certain amount of in-built respectability but it’s hard to imagine the small screen version would have been quite so splatter filled and delightfully boundary pushing. But, oh … Read more