I Love a Mystery!

As my profile states, I have always been a big fan of mystery. In literature, I began with the Hardy Boys, skipped right over Sherlock Holmes and went to Hercule Poirot. There is something fun about cold-blooded murder. Much of this is the fault of my upbringing. Mom was a … Read More

The Lazarus Effect

“The Lazarus Effect” (2015). Directed by David Gelb.  Starring Olivia Wilde, Mark Duplass, Donald Glover and Evan Peters.  Music by Sarah Schachner. A group of medical students discover a way to return dead things back to life. First animals, then people. What’s the worst that could happen? Students working at … Read More

Victor Frankenstein: a Hunchback, a Circus and a Hybrid Monkey Monster

  “Victor Frankenstein” (2015). Directed by Paul McGuigan. Starring Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliff) and Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy).  Eponymous Viktor Von Frankenstein befriends anatomy expert and circus freak Igor the Hunchback and crazy hijinx in posthumous revivications occur. They create a monkey monster and some creature that hates fire and is 8-feet … Read More