Author Archives: Jay Alan

Film Review: Man Bites Dog (1992)

man_bites_dog_1

SYNOPSIS: A satirical look at how the media affects and promotes violence in modern society. Spoofing reality television, a fascinated documentary crew follows a charismatic yet unrepentant serial killer on his murder sprees. The crew attempts to objectively document the horror, but as the violence escalates, they ultimately get sucked into participating. Man Bites Dog won the International Critics’ Prize at the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. REVIEW: Written by: Remy Belvaux, Andre Bonzel, Benoit Poelvoorde … Continue reading

1 Comment

Film Review: Irreversible (2002)

irreversible_2

SYNOPSIS: This French thriller chronicles the unspeakable horror of rape and the aftermath of revenge. When a woman is brutally violated, her angered boyfriend and ex-boyfriend team up to track down the rapist and take justice into their own hands. Albert Dupontel, Vincent Cassel and Monica Bellucci star, and Gaspar NoĂ© (I Stand Alone) directs. Nominated for the Golden Palm Award at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. REVIEW: moc.tegraT dna sllewoP, sredroB, noilliM-a-skooB, elboN&senraB, skoobdlrowretteB, … Continue reading

Leave a comment

Crypticon 2009

HorrorNews.net-Thumbnail

Dates: 10/16-18, 2009 Location: Reliant Center- Houston, Texas Guests: Courtney Gains, Michael Berryman, Edwin Neal, Eileen Dietz, Kristy Swanson, Lloyd Kaufman, Teri McMinn, Dee Wallace Stone, Jonathan Breck and Adriane Barbeau among others Review: Hell-o, Horror geeks and freaks! I’m here to tell you which Horror conventions were worth the buck or a flying f*ck! Of course, all of them progress as they have future presentations and they all try their hardest to put on a … Continue reading

Leave a comment

About Jay Alan


Connect with me on Google+