‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ is a good time

By: Juan Calvillo “Bad Times at the El Royale” starts off slowly, then ratchets the intensity into overdrive, telling a violent story of perception and truth. Each of the characters staying at the El Royale, a hotel with a ‘60s feel, have something that has made them wary of others in Drew Goddard’s wild ride of a movie. Goddard has cut his teeth writing and producing amazing action and story…

October 4, 2018

Horror movie offers interesting twist

  By Kien Ha “The Cabin in the Woods,” makes unexpected twists and offers a new perspective into the horror movie clichés. The film, which was directed by Joss Whedon, begins with two technicians (Richard Jenkins and Bradley Whitford) having a conversation at what appears to be an ordinary work facility. They discuss an unexplained operation that is underway, and head to make preparation. Meanwhile, packing for a road trip,…

April 18, 2012