Movies

Jed Blaugrund | ‘Halloween Kills’ is a nasty trick

1 star  “Halloween Kills” Universal Pictures Directed by David Gordon Green Rated R (language/grisly images/some drug use/strong bloody violence) 105 minutes  When it was announced in 2017 that the talented director

‘SCRUM’ to premiere at Laemmle Theater

By Selina Thomas For The Signal  “SCRUM,” A critically acclaimed documentary film likened to a real-life “Remember the Titans,” will make its world premiere here in Santa Clarita on Sunday.  While Santa Clarita

Jed Blaugrund | ‘Malignant’ not worthy of third-act twist

“Malignant,” James Wan’s new horror franchise-to-be, is American giallo, an Italian sub-genre of horror thriller that generally includes a few consistencies: bloody ritualistic murders, rudimentary investigative work by so-so detectives, and a vulnerable female lead who serves as the killer’s ultimate target.   Dario Argento

COC professor premieres short film

When COVID-19 forced the film industry to shut down, many filmmakers got creative, finding ways to keep productions small in order to continue their work.