Ty Simpkins

Jun 11 2015

Jurassic World

You might have heard the one about the scientists who tampered with nature, incubated some dinosaur eggs and paid a rather hefty price for it. It’s called “Jurassic Park”, Steven Spielberg’s groundbreaking 1993 adaptation of the Michael Crichton novel, and the repercussions of it rippled through two sequels: 1997’s “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” and […]
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Sep 13 2013

Insidious: Chapter 2

Having only seen Insidious days ago, the memory of it is fresh in my mind as I write this review of its sequel, Insidious: Chapter 2. The things I liked about Insidious were its constant tension, the scares, and the first two-thirds of the movie, where things happen logically and organically, giving the movie a […]
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Sep 12 2013

CATCH-UP REVIEW: Insidious

(In preparation for Friday’s release of Insidious: Chapter 2, I caught up on the first film in the series… here are my thoughts.) Director James Wan sure can make deeply psychologically disturbing movies – he’s responsible for the first film in the Saw series, which (people forget) was a true exercise in terror, not gore, […]
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