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.…

Rooster Illusion: ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’

This week, I continue to ignore the multitude of movie theaters near me to review something that’s been out for a while. #YOLO Safety Not Guaranteed (2012): The Plot: An intern at a magazine (Aubrey Plaza!) goes on a “work trip” with her boss (Jake Johnson) and another intern (Karan Soni) to investigate a classified…