Saturday, April 1, 2017
Weekend Open Thread
The week has come to an end, and I just want to give a big THANK YOU for all of the birthday greetings and well wishes around the site for the last five days. Erika was very sweet to take over and all of our contributors who wrote such sweet, heartfelt, funny and thoughtful pieces are the best. Thank you all. Thanks to everyone in the comments and on social media who gave a birthday shoutout, and even more than that thank you to everyone who helps contribute to the sense of communal family we have around here all year long. The spirit that you all foster is what makes something like the good vibes we (I) were all feeling this past week possible. Everyone is the best. Especially K-Stew.
Back to the weekend open thread! Please feel free to talk about anything you want. New wide releases may be wanting this weekend -- between myself, Adam Riske and Mark Ahn, we can all tell you that you're fine skipping both Ghost in the Shell and The Boss Baby -- but The Blackcoat's Daughter is finally available on VOD and very deserving of your attention. Also out on VOD now is a little movie called Here Alone that I saw at last year's BCHFF and remember thinking was very interesting if not quite great, but it's a movie I would recommend if you're looking for a different take on a familiar subgenre of horror.
Thanks again, everyone. You have all made me feel like we're doing something special here.