Swamp Thing in the Roost

In this week’s special Capes on Camera edition of In the Roost, Will (Capes on Camera, A Bomb in the Lasagna) and Alex (The Tuesday Zone, Eldritch Adaptations) discuss the various screen adaptations of DC’s seminal horror comic Swamp Thing, from the B-movie charms of Wes Craven’s 1982 movie, to the decidedly less charming USA Network show,…

SciFridays: “The Lazarus Effect” (2015)

Baddie – Convoluted horror plots. Lesson – Pick one thing. ONE. The Lazarus Effect had a lot of promise. A contemporary Frankenstein, or all the Lovecraftian implications of Re-animator. It has a stellar cast with American Horror Story‘s Evan Peters, Community‘s Donald Glover, the ethereal Olivia Wilde, and The Mindy Project‘s Mark Duplass. The methodology was solid.…

Second Breakfast’s Top Ten Films of 2014

Ah, it’s that time again: Time for a somewhat obligatory Top 10 list. I know it’s late, posted mid-February and only a week before the Oscars, but I must confess, I nearly didn’t do a list this year. I know, shocking. What would you have done? Where would you have been? Without a Top 10…