PODCAST: Mysterious Streams – EP 015: “Kill List”

The Critic’s Word is Proud to present: Mysterious Streams: a podcast celebrating the obscure, mysterious, bizarre, and bad films offered by movie streaming services. Hosted by Husband and wife pod casting sensation “The Geeky senorita” and “The Mimekiller”(with guests,... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | Movie Lounge, PODCAST | | No Comments   

DVD Review: PLANET OF DINOSAURS (1977)

PLANET OF DINOSAURS (1977) BY SHAWN FRANCIS My only memory of this movie is when this Styracosaurus chases this guy up to the edge of a cliff, impales him on its horn and throws him over. This is one... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: TOURIST TRAP (1979, US Blu-Ray)

TOURIST TRAP (1979, US Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS (WARNING!! THERE ARE SPOILERS CONTAINED WITHIN! WARNING!!) The only memory I retained of this movie was an early scene where this guy was trapped in a room while all this poltergeist-like... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

PODCAST: Mysterious Streams – EP 014: “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry”

The Critic’s Word is Proud to present: Mysterious Streams: a podcast celebrating the obscure, mysterious, bizarre, and bad films offered by movie streaming services. Hosted by Husband and wife pod casting sensation “The Geeky senorita” and “The Mimekiller”(with guests,... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | Movie Lounge, PODCAST | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: PATRICK (1978)

PATRICK (1978, DVD/Blu-Ray Combo) BY SHAWN FRANCIS I half remember seeing a commercial for this movie back when I was a child. I also half remember being creeped out by it, which was the primary reason I decided to... Read More »
The Doctor | 30 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THE STUFF (1985, UK Blu-Ray)

THE STUFF (1985, UK Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Ever have a favorite film that reminds you of a specific person? I do. Got lots of them. This one here reminds me of Gerry, my best friend from high school.... Read More »
The Doctor | 15 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

DVD Review: THE VENTURE BROTHERS, SEASON 5 (2013)

THE VENTURE BROTHERS, SEASON 5 (2013) BY SHAWN FRANCIS I never saw The Venture Brothers when it first aired. I seem to recall catching the whole first season on repeats either late in 2004 or a year later. I... Read More »
The Doctor | 08 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: BENEATH (2013)

BENEATH (2013) BY SHAWN FRANCIS (Warning!! This review contains spoilers!! You have been warned!!) Back in the early 2000’s I bought a book called, ‘Mysterious America: The Revised Edition’ by cryptozoologist Loren Coleman. Chapter 10 is titled “Giant Catfish”... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THIRST (1979, Blu-Ray)

BY SHAWN FRANCIS Until Severin announced they were bluing this movie, I had never heard of it before. Trailer and TV Spot looked pretty good and the TV Spot actually looked familiar, not that I had ever seen the... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: DEAD KIDS (1981, aka STRANGE BEHAVIOR)

DEAD KIDS (1981, aka STRANGE BEHAVIOR) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Stating the obvious here…being a Fangoria reader for several decades has made me aware of many genre movies, even the ones I have no interest in. But as time progressed... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: ROBOCOP (1987, Remastered Blu-Ray)

ROBOCOP (1987, Remastered Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS 1987 was a hell of a year. The biggest event was my graduation from high school that spring. In regards to movies that were a lot of releases, which have now become... Read More »
The Doctor | 16 February 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THE SHADOW (1994)

THE SHADOW (1994) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Checking out the release date for The Shadow on IMDB I see it was released on July 1st 1994. I saw this one... Read More »
The Doctor | 03 February 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

PODCAST: Mysterious Streams – EP 015: “Kill List”

The Critic’s Word is Proud to present: Mysterious Streams: a podcast celebrating the obscure, mysterious, bizarre, and bad films offered by movie streaming services. Hosted by Husband and wife pod casting sensation “The Geeky senorita” and “The Mimekiller”(with guests,... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | Movie Lounge, PODCAST | | No Comments   

DVD Review: PLANET OF DINOSAURS (1977)

PLANET OF DINOSAURS (1977) BY SHAWN FRANCIS My only memory of this movie is when this Styracosaurus chases this guy up to the edge of a cliff, impales him on its horn and throws him over. This is one... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: TOURIST TRAP (1979, US Blu-Ray)

TOURIST TRAP (1979, US Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS (WARNING!! THERE ARE SPOILERS CONTAINED WITHIN! WARNING!!) The only memory I retained of this movie was an early scene where this guy was trapped in a room while all this poltergeist-like... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

PODCAST: Mysterious Streams – EP 014: “Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry”

The Critic’s Word is Proud to present: Mysterious Streams: a podcast celebrating the obscure, mysterious, bizarre, and bad films offered by movie streaming services. Hosted by Husband and wife pod casting sensation “The Geeky senorita” and “The Mimekiller”(with guests,... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 April 2014 | Movie Lounge, PODCAST | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: PATRICK (1978)

PATRICK (1978, DVD/Blu-Ray Combo) BY SHAWN FRANCIS I half remember seeing a commercial for this movie back when I was a child. I also half remember being creeped out by it, which was the primary reason I decided to... Read More »
The Doctor | 30 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THE STUFF (1985, UK Blu-Ray)

THE STUFF (1985, UK Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Ever have a favorite film that reminds you of a specific person? I do. Got lots of them. This one here reminds me of Gerry, my best friend from high school.... Read More »
The Doctor | 15 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

DVD Review: THE VENTURE BROTHERS, SEASON 5 (2013)

THE VENTURE BROTHERS, SEASON 5 (2013) BY SHAWN FRANCIS I never saw The Venture Brothers when it first aired. I seem to recall catching the whole first season on repeats either late in 2004 or a year later. I... Read More »
The Doctor | 08 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: BENEATH (2013)

BENEATH (2013) BY SHAWN FRANCIS (Warning!! This review contains spoilers!! You have been warned!!) Back in the early 2000’s I bought a book called, ‘Mysterious America: The Revised Edition’ by cryptozoologist Loren Coleman. Chapter 10 is titled “Giant Catfish”... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THIRST (1979, Blu-Ray)

BY SHAWN FRANCIS Until Severin announced they were bluing this movie, I had never heard of it before. Trailer and TV Spot looked pretty good and the TV Spot actually looked familiar, not that I had ever seen the... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: DEAD KIDS (1981, aka STRANGE BEHAVIOR)

DEAD KIDS (1981, aka STRANGE BEHAVIOR) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Stating the obvious here…being a Fangoria reader for several decades has made me aware of many genre movies, even the ones I have no interest in. But as time progressed... Read More »
The Doctor | 01 March 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: ROBOCOP (1987, Remastered Blu-Ray)

ROBOCOP (1987, Remastered Blu-Ray) BY SHAWN FRANCIS 1987 was a hell of a year. The biggest event was my graduation from high school that spring. In regards to movies that were a lot of releases, which have now become... Read More »
The Doctor | 16 February 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Blu-Ray Review: THE SHADOW (1994)

THE SHADOW (1994) BY SHAWN FRANCIS Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Checking out the release date for The Shadow on IMDB I see it was released on July 1st 1994. I saw this one... Read More »
The Doctor | 03 February 2014 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | | No Comments   

Book Review: Bloodlines

Bloodlines by Richelle Mead Published: August 23, 2011 by Razorbill Genre: Young Adult/Urban Fantasy/Vampires Reviewed by: Nicole Raines My rating 5 of 5 stars Plot: Bloodlines is the first book in the spin-off series of the successful young adult... Read More »
The Bookworm | 03 September 2011 | Novel Reviews, The Book Den | | 8 Comments   

Book Review: Dragons and Wolves

Dragons and Wolves (Dragon Tales & Stories #1) by Drew Henriksen Published: August 1, 2004 by ArcheBooks Publishing Genre: Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Reviewed By: Nicole Raines My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars Plot: Humans are facing extinction 400 years into the... Read More »
The Bookworm | 27 February 2012 | Novel Reviews, The Book Den | , , | 5 Comments   

Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Published: October 18th 2007 by Razorbill Genre: Young Adult/Realistic Fiction Reviewed By: Nicole Raines My rating: 5 of 5 stars Even though suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens, the... Read More »
The Bookworm | 15 January 2012 | Novel Reviews, The Book Den | , , | 3 Comments   

Review: West Side Story (1961)

Review: West Side Story (1961) Reviewed By: The Cynic Directors/Writers: Directed by; Jerome Robbins & Robert Wise. Written by; Earnest Lehman & Arthur Laurents. Original play conceived by Jerome Robbins. Starring: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno,... Read More »
The Cynic | 09 January 2012 | DVD/BluRay Reviews, Movie Lounge | , , , , , , | 3 Comments   

A Sneak Peek At THE WALKING DEAD Episode 211 “Judge, Jury, Executioner”

Can’t get enough of AMC’s THE WALKING DEAD? Well here’s a sneak peek at Episode 211 “Judge, Jury, Executioner” airing Sunday, March 4th at 9/8c on AMC. “Let’s talk about this like men.” Dale confronts Shane about Randall’s fate... Read More »

Dexter Gets Renewed for 2 More Seasons!

We at The Critic’s Word are rather huge fans and supporters of Showtime’s Dexter and have been watching the show’s production quite closely throughout the years. And despite the show reaching a record breaking high in ratings for the... Read More »
The Doctor | 20 November 2011 | Mainstream News, The News Room | | 1 Comment   

Review: The Bad Seed (1956)

DIRECTED BY Mervyn Le Roy STARRING Nancy Kelly – Christine PenmarkPatty McCormack – Rhoda PenmarkEvelyn Varden – Monica BreedloveHenry Jones – LeroyEileen Heckart – Hortense DaigleWilliam Hopper – Kenneth Penmark Genre – Horror/Psychological Thriller/Drama/Evil Kids Running Time – 129... Read More »

What’s on the Tube: The Walking Dead, S2, EP9 – “Triggerfinger”

Episode 9: “Triggerfinger” – Last week’s episode of AMC’s The Walking Dead was a real nail biter. Picking up where we left off last time;... Read More »
The Doctor | 27 February 2012 | AMC, TV Block | , | 1 Comment   

Review: What They Say (2011)

Reviewed By: Clifford Kiyabu Directed by: Justin R. Romine Written by: Kelsey Zukowski, Heather Dorff (original story) Genre: Short / Thriller MPAA: Not Rated Released: 25th September. 2011 Starring: Heather Dorff, Kelsey Zukowski, Tina Renée Grace, Kitsie Duncan, Kitsie... Read More »
The Doctor | 26 November 2011 | Indie Reviews, Movie Lounge | , , , , | 1 Comment   

First Look at Resident Evil: Retribution

I was a big fan of the first Resident Evil film back in 2002 despite it not quite living up to the material it’s based on, and as cheesy as it’s follow up ‘Apocalypse’(2004) was I still fairly enjoy... Read More »
The Doctor | 22 January 2012 | Mainstream News, The News Room | , | 1 Comment   

Concept Art of Pinhead And Other Cenobites For “Hellraiser” Remake!‎

Not long ago, I posted an article about the horrifyingly awful Hellraiser sequel; Hellraiser: Revelations, which was visually hell to say the least (and believe me it was not a complement on the film). Long story short, I wouldn’t... Read More »
The Doctor | 12 September 2011 | Mainstream News, The News Room | | 1 Comment   

Review: WTFU (2010)

Reviewed By: Clifford Kiyabu Directed by: Allison Lane Written by: Allison Lane & Chris Ritter Genre: Short / Comedy MPAA: Not Rated Released: September 2010 Starring: Dan Brennan, Allison Lane, Wade Foster, Ed Cryer, Allison Mosier, Tom Miller, Erin... Read More »
The Doctor | 24 August 2011 | Indie Reviews, Movie Lounge | | 1 Comment