Review: #Screamers does not disappoint.

Review: #Screamers does not disappoint.

Viral videos are all the rage… until someone gets hurt. In an age where anyone can be found through the strokes of a few computer keys, how safe is the use of a hashtag these days? #Screamers is coming to a theater (or computer screen) near you sooner than you think.

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Review: “Demon House” leaves you disturbed and uneasy.

Review: “Demon House” leaves you disturbed and uneasy.

Paranormal investigation is all fun and games until people are physically affected by something the eye cannot see. Are demons real? Can objects be possessed by spirits? Death seems to surround certain places on Earth. Somewhere in America once stood a home called the “Portal to Hell” and it wasn’t as long ago as you might think.

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Review: MIDNIGHTERS brings marriage, murder, and money into the new year.

Review: MIDNIGHTERS brings marriage, murder, and money into the new year.

Stephen Sondheim once wrote a lyric of marriage, “Where everybody promises fidelity forever, which is maybe the most horrifying word I ever heard of”. Nothing brings two people together like marriage with a dash of murder. IFC Midnight brings is a new film titled Midnighters. New year, new problems.

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Review: DRIFTER gives the old bait and switch, but doesn’t take you far.

Review: DRIFTER gives the old bait and switch, but doesn’t take you far.

What do you do when you’re at the mercy of crazy people? Do you fight back? What if the end of the world makes things more… complicated? In Drifter, a pair of brothers must continue to overcome adversity before they’re left with a bad taste on their mouths.

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Selling Scary: ‘Wish Upon’ gives us its first trailer and a spooky campaign.

Selling Scary: ‘Wish Upon’ gives us its first trailer and a spooky campaign.

What sets a horror film apart from all the others? A great trailer for one. But an added element for young fans to play with while waiting for said anticipated film? There’s your winner. Here is the trailer and new site for Wish Upon.

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Review- “Don’t Knock Twice” brings women face to face with ancient evil.

Review- “Don’t Knock Twice” brings women face to face with ancient evil.

The man with a hook for a hand, Bloody Mary, Slenderman… why do we mess with urban legends? Is it to scare ourselves or perhaps someone else. We should know better than to test fate at this point, but we don’t. In the new film Don’t Knock Twice, a troubled young girl wrangles her estranged mother into fighting a battle they may not be able to win.

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Taking a bite out of 2017 with… Shark horror?

Taking a bite out of 2017 with… Shark horror?

Looking towards the new year, we know films come in theme rotation. What’s the new trend besides reboots in the next 2 years? It sounds fishy to me.

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Review: “SiREN” sings a familiar tune.

Review: “SiREN” sings a familiar tune.

Some of the most successful films began as a brilliant short. Alive in Joburg became District 9. Within The Woods became The Evil Dead. This time around, a short segment within V/H/S gets its own feature length film. Can SiREN lure in the same audience it did in 2012?

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Part 2: 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films. Interview with Steve Balderson.

Part 2: 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films. Interview with Steve Balderson.

In the second of three articles featuring a writer/director that’s breaking all the rules, “From Kansas to Hollywood”, Steve Balderson chats with me about his inspiration, how he runs a set, and some of his favorite films. Here is 1 Filmmaker, 3 Films: Part 2.

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1 Filmmaker, 3 Films- An introduction to Steve Balderson and HELL TOWN.

1 Filmmaker, 3 Films- An introduction to Steve Balderson and HELL TOWN.

Steve Balderson has been making successful indie films for years, so why isn’t his name a household one? We’ll be introducing you to Steve in a series of reviews. From Kansas to Hollywood, this filmmaker is making movies his own way. Today we talk about Hell Town, now available on VOD.

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