October 3, 2011

F-You, Remakes

I don’t care if they call it a remake, a “reboot” or a re-envisioning, the current trend of taking perfectly good horror movies and making…

Gettin’ Blazed in New York

  Get blazed. Great Jack O’Lantern Blazed that is! Every year the Van Courtlandt Manor in Sleepy Hollow, New York hosts its outdoor Great Jack…

Opeth Speaks of a Musical ‘Heritage’

This review of Opeth’s new album Heritage was without a doubt, the most challenging article I’ve written for Alternative Control so far. To start, I’ve…

October 2, 2011

Which Way Do You Swing on Halloween?

  Halloween is by far the best holiday of the year.  No worrying about which divorced parent will be more offended if you don’t go…

Book Review: Shock Value

  “The first monster that an audience has to be scared of is the filmmaker. They have to feel in the presence of someone not…

September 25, 2011

Grown-Up Halloween Treats

I have a vivid memory of trick-or-treating as a kid. It must have been late 70’s early 80’s (yes, I’m that old) and apparently there…