The Fourth Annual Fast and Fentress Fright Fest

haunted house

The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and Fast and Fentress is back with another series of horror movie reviews!  For the entirety of October, I’ll be posting as many horror reviews as I can, with movies that span decades, countries, and subgenres.  As always, the only requirement for inclusion is that I haven’t seen the movie before.  Later today, I’ll post the first of these reviews, for last year’s horror-comedy Mom and Dad.  So stay tuned; I’ve got some killer takes.

The Fast and Fentress Worst of 2017

worst of 2017

As I said in my Best of 2017, the ratio of good-to-bad movies was pretty decent this year, but the 2017 had its share of stinkers as well.  Two quick notes: I (obviously) couldn’t include any movies I didn’t see (so you’re off the hook, The Emoji Movie); and as always, the presence of a movie on this list doesn’t inherently mean I disliked it.  Enjoy! Continue reading

The Fast and Fentress Best of 2017

best of 2017

In retrospect, 2017 was an impressive year for cinema.  Anytime I find myself having to pare down my picks for the Honorable Mentions, I really can’t complain.  Now, without further ado, here are my top ten movies of the year. Continue reading

The Third Annual Fast and Fentress Fright Fest


October is upon us once again, and so are another series of bone-chilling horror movie reviews.  Over the course of the month I’ll be posting one review every other day, with movies spanning multiple decades, countries, and subgenres.  Just as before, the only criterion for a movie’s inclusion is that I can’t have seen it.  Later today I’ll post the first of these reviews, for the 2013 slasher sequel Curse of Chucky.  So keep an an eye or two on this blog; these movies are so good, it’s scary.

My It Part Two Adult Cast Wish List

From left to right: Eddie (front), Stan, Richie, Mike, Bill, Beverly, Ben

Here it is, everyone, my ideal cast for the adult Losers in It‘s inevitable sequelNote that I made these choices based on the characters’ descriptions in the book, rather than the kids’ appearances in the movie; though the two are generally similar, there are a few exceptions.  I’ll go ahead and issue another mild spoiler warning for this one.  Enjoy! Continue reading

2017 Summer Movie Review Roundup


Hey all, I know it’s been a little while since I’ve posted, so I thought I’d give a quick series of capsule reviews (most of them from my hype index) for the movies I’ve seen so far this summer.  Hope you enjoy them. Continue reading