Author: Christopher Zabel

Christopher Zabel has moderated the AVSForum's Blu-ray Picture Quality Tiers for the last decade. A videophile with a real passion for classic genre films and quality filmmaking, favorite films include Fight Club and 2001: A Space Odyssey. A believer in physical media, his ever-growing movie collection is beginning to threaten the space-time continuum with its gravity well.

Strange But True Blu-ray Review

Shocking Thriller Adapted From John Searles’ Bestselling Novel Some films are hard to classify under strict genre guidelines. Strange But True falls in that category. What begins as a …

Devil’s Revenge Blu-ray Review

Occult Schlock With William Shatner William Shatner knows cheesy filmmaking, almost reveling in it over his long Hollywood career. The former Captain James T. Kirk of the USS Enterprise …

Night Hunter Blu-ray Review

Cavill & Daddario Team Up Against A Serial Killer A police thriller in the mold of Seven and Zodiac, if a clear grade below in quality those genre titans, …

Annabelle Comes Home Blu-ray Review

The Conjuringverse Goes Teen Horror Gary Dauberman’s Annabelle Comes Home sees the possessed doll wreak havoc inside the home of the Warrens, the famous paranormal investigators from the Conjuring …

Kung Fu Monster Blu-ray Review

Kung Fu Gizmo Action Remember Stripe, leader of the naughty monsters from Gremlins? The producers behind director Andrew Lau’s Kung Fu Monster certainly seem to remember the movie, blatantly …

Gwen Blu-ray Review

Slow British Folk Horror A Shudder original that uneasily flirts between depressing period drama and British folk horror, director William McGregor’s Gwen is a bleak tale that will test …

Nightwish Blu-ray Review

Of Science and Ghouls A professor and his four graduate students encounter a bewildering array of paranormal activity at a haunted mansion in Bruce Cook’s forgotten gem from the …