Are carnivorous extra-terrestrial plants going to invade Earth? Jessye Herrell speculates flippantly while taking a critical look at a beloved comedic horror flick that is truly a story for the end times.
I’m a digital media arts educator and photographer based in Brooklyn with a penchant for museums, all things Muppet, and finding the worst pun for any occassion. Bit of a chocolate fiend.
Winter, Ice & Everything Nice: Movies for When You’re Overheated & Over Summer
by Jessye Herrell | Jul 30, 2021 | Movies
Hot about record-breaking heatwaves? Feel like you’ve been dunked into a lukewarm bath or grease trap every time you step outside? Nobody will shut up about how much they love the friggin’ beach? Burn yourself on the seatbelt again? If summer is not your season of choice, Jessye Herrell shares a list of movies to help you keep your cool.
From 35mm to 8-bit: Sci-Fi Favorites and their Playable Counterparts
by Jessye Herrell | Jun 25, 2021 | Movies
There may be no daydream more sacred to movie lovers than imagining yourself in the role of your beloved characters. Video games amped up that daydream to a playable not-quite-virtual-reality in the early 80’s with games that were at once delightfully simple, deceivingly challenging, and totally worth celebrating. So blow on those cartridges and fire up the console: It’s time to take a trip down memory lane and get got by some huge pixels.
In Defense of Garbage
by Jessye Herrell | May 28, 2021 | Movies
Sometimes the bad stuff is the right stuff. New MMH contributor Jessye Herrell makes an argument for the value of movies so bad they don’t even qualify as so-bad-they’re-good and their unique appeal during the pandemic. Next time somebody asks you, “Watch any good movies lately?” feel empowered to say no.