Jeff Owens


REVIEW: Man of Steel

I don’t want to hear any whining about the new Superman movie, Man of Steel. No, it's not like any previous version of the iconic hero's story that we've seen b...

REVIEW: Black Death

Director Christopher Smith (Severance, Triangle) takes us to 1398 where the black plague has cast a shadow over Europe. Paranoia is running rampant along with a...


I want my Mama, but this isn't it. Three weekends into 2013, and I've already suffered my first big moviegoing disappointment of the year. I guess I should l...

REVIEW: The Clinic

There's Only One Reason to Check Into The Clinic Normally, I’m not a fan of “sword and sandal” epics. I liked neither Gladiator nor 300. However, earlier this ...

REVIEW: Byzantium

Beautiful Byzantium is the Right One to Let In Director Neil Jordan isn't necessarily known for horror, although he helmed both Company of Wolves (1984) and In...


Don't crawl; run to see this movie! If the Coen Brothers married Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann was at the wedding, the ceremony would likely look a lot...

REVIEW: Stitches

This Gorefest Will Keep You in Stitches coul·ro·pho·bi·a (kool-ruh-foh-bee-uh) noun An abnormal fear of clowns. Sixteen-year old Tom (Tommy Knight) has good r...
Jeff Owens

Jeff Owens

Managing Editor, Senior Movie Critic, Reporter

Kansas City Film Critics Circle,, 1/2 of Classic Horrors Club podcast, Unsung Horrors (contributing author).