Interview with Freakling Bros. Co-Owner J.T. Mollner


A Brief Introduction

Las Vegas, Nevada’s Freakling Bros. is operated by Duke and J.T. Mollner, a father and son who have contributed to the development of the haunt industry since before the 2000s.

Recently, I had the opportunity to conduct an email interview with J.T. Mollner, filmmaker and creator of the No Remake Pictures production company and creative director and manager of the three-attraction venue.…

Us (2019) Film Review



On Thursday evening, I attended one of the first local showings of Us, the second film written, directed, and co-produced by Jordan Peele.

Although some critics and general audiences may have viewed the film with higher expectations — Peele’s original horror film, Get Out (2017), received a notable amount of praise from professional and amateur reviewers alike — I made a conscious effort to avoid succumbing to the hype from his theatrical predecessor.…

The Ritual (2017) Film Review



David Bruckner’s The Ritual follows a small group of adult men who embark on a hiking trip in memory of their recently deceased friend.

The film was originally released on October 13, 2017, in the United Kingdom but later debuted on February 9, 2018, on Netflix.

The following review contains spoilers.…

Apostle (2018) Film Review



Gareth Evans’s Apostle follows Thomas Richardson (Dan Stevens), a brother determined to locate his sister, Jennifer (Elen Rhys), on an island of cultists and safely escort her back home.

Originally released in the U.S. on October 12, 2018, the film, which has an overall runtime of more than two hours, received mostly favorable reviews from critics and mixed reviews from general audiences.…

A Quiet Place (2018) Film Review



Since its release in April 2018, John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place has received a lot of attention by professional critics and general horror fans alike.

I recently had the opportunity to watch it and make my own judgments, seated toward the front row of my college’s film room during a small screening event for students.…