The Iron Mask (2019) Movie Review By D.M. Anderson

While not being promoted as one, this Russian-Chinese co-production is actually a sequel to a 2014 film called Viy (aka Forbidden Empire), which also starred Fleming and explains the presence of the “cute” flying cat-lizard (or whatever it is) in this one. I haven’t seen it, nor did Iron Mask compel me to go back and check-out what I’ve been missing. Not when there’s plenty of Chips Ahoy out there.

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Train to Busan Presents: Peninsula (2020) Movie Revie By D.M. Anderson

Train to Busan was one of those rare films that managed to transcend its genre and chances-are the law of diminishing returns would apply to any follow up. So perhaps going in a completely different direction was a wise decision. When viewed as a stand-alone story that takes place in the same universe – as opposed to a true sequel – Peninsula is an enjoyable, action-filled horror film. You just gotta temper your expectations.

Antebellum (2020) Movie Review By D.M. Anderson

Antebellum may not be an all-time horror classic (and perhaps not a horror film, at all), but it takes a lot to really surprise me anymore, so I gotta tip my hat to any movie that manages that. Though the clues are there, I did not see the plot twist coming and am willing to wager most other viewers won’t either. Forgive me for not elaborating further, but the less you know about the film going in, the better.

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