Can a sequel to a horror classic scare up an audience, or will a holiday rom-com make off with the top spot at the box office this weekend?
With Doctor Sleep, writer/director Mike Flanagan delivers a superior sequel that honours the work of both Stephen King and Stanley Kubrick.
I had fun with the Motts and our friends at the “Freak Show,” but now it’s time to travel to sunny Los Angeles. Wes Bentley from season one’s “Murder House” … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2015: American Horror Story: Hotel S05 E01: Checking In
It’s October, and here at Biff Bam Pop! that means 31 Days of Horror, a month-long celebration of all forms of the macabre in pop culture. “The Ten Percent” wanted … Continue reading The 31 Days of Horror Edition of The Ten Percent – Circling the Pit: Ten Themes (and 31 films) for Thinking About Horror
Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe … Continue reading David Sandford Ward On… Rivers
I was, if you can believe, probably about five or six years old when I had my first glimpse of a Stanley Kubrick film. It was the middle of a … Continue reading The Shining, Eyes Wide Shut and Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition At TIFF
I had watched the 1987 war film, Full Metal Jacket, a few years ago with my husband. The title refers to the bullet used by the infantry riflemen. At the … Continue reading Saturday At The Movies: Steampunk Granny Talks Full Metal Jacket and Marines
Come and play with us Danny. Give me the bat. KDK 12 calling KDK 1. You’ve always been the caretaker, sir. I should know. I’ve always been here. Would you … Continue reading 31 Days Of Horror – Why The Shining Still Scares Us
A Clockwork Orange: I won’t bother summarizing the plot. If you haven’t seen this magnificent film by Stanley Kubrick (or read the less-than-magnificent-but-still-pretty-good novel by Anthony Burgess), stop reading this … Continue reading March Madness: A Little Bit Of The Ultraviolence With Alex From A Clockwork Orange
I’ll be honest with you. Part of me didn’t want to mention The Shining in our March Madness series. It felt a little too easy, do you know what I … Continue reading March Madness – A Pivotal Moment In The Shining
During the summer you may have read the Nine Weeks of Kubrick series I put together after purchasing the then new Stanley Kubrick Limited Edition Blu-Ray box set (if not, … Continue reading My Favourite Horror Film: Andy Burns checks into The Overlook Hotel for another look at The Shining
A few weeks back Warner released The Stanley Kubrick Limited Edition Collection on Blu-Ray, a 10 disc compilation of the celebrated director’s best known work along with a bonus disc … Continue reading Nine Weeks Of Kubrick, Week One: Andy Burns On Eyes Wide Shut