Film Review: Lightning Bug (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: A drama/thriller, set in the South, about a young boy who longs to escape the misery of his childhood and the misunderstanding of his hometown. A gifted, self-taught, special effects make-up artist, Green dreams of going to Hollywood to make his own monsters. But the real demons of Green’s life threaten to hold him back: a drunken stepfather who terrorizes his mother, a group of religious fanatics who want to destroy his work, and … Continue reading

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LIGHTNING BUG heading to Blu!

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One of my first experiences when I started doing this whole “horror reporting” thing many years back was getting an advance screener of a little film called LIGHTNING BUG from a then pretty unknown first time director named Robert Hall. He sent along a DVD-R screener and I was promptly blown away. I was writing for the now defunct Creature Corner then and have long since lost my review but needless to say, it was … Continue reading

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