Review: “The 16th Episode”

Review: “The 16th Episode”

Where shock value and instant gratification rule, how does one maintain a sense of self-worth and sanity? Add some blood and gore and demons? Seems like a reasonable way to get viewers attention. The 16th Episode might tick all those boxes for you.

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Terrifying Trailer: “Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark”

Terrifying Trailer: “Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark”

Disturbing images from my childhood come to life in a new trailer. The series of books that upset every kid far beyond Goosebumps, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is coming to the big screen this summer, and it’s being helmed by two horror giants.

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Review: “Head Count”, Elle Callahan’s directorial debut has got your number.

Review: “Head Count”, Elle Callahan’s directorial debut has got your number.

Head Count takes a simple premise, intoxicated and high teens with no inhibitions in the middle of the desert and adds in the paranormal. It forgoes cliches and comes out ahead of the game. In Elle Callahan’s directorial debut, it’s easy to see we’ve got a fresh, new female horror voice on the block.

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Review: “The Child Remains” should have left the past buried.

Review: “The Child Remains” should have left the past buried.

A horror film based on the real-life murders of potentially hundreds of babies sounds scary and disturbing. History is more frightening than almost any movie. The Child Remains should have stuck to history.

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Review: “The Cleaning Lady” is a bit messy.

Review: “The Cleaning Lady” is a bit messy.

Letting someone into your home is one thing. Letting them into your life is another. What happens when the lines of employer and employee cross the line? The Cleaning Lady explores how the past can create one hell of a mess.

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Review: ‘St. Agatha’ is sacrilegious.

Review: ‘St. Agatha’ is sacrilegious.

When nuns go bad? Is Darren Lynn Bousman’s newest film worth the watch? St. Agatha is not God’s plan but it may put the fear of the devil in you.

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Review: ‘You Might Be The Killer’ is a genre fan’s love letter.

Review: ‘You Might Be The Killer’ is a genre fan’s love letter.

Masked killer stalking camp counselors? Check. Loveable leading man seeking help from horror buff friend? Check. Think you’ve seen it before? Maybe. But that’s the point of the new film YOU MIGHT BE THE KILLER.

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Review: KNUCKLEBALL’s horror throws you for a loop.

Review: KNUCKLEBALL’s horror throws you for a loop.

We’ve become so reliant on technology to save our skins. But it’s our base survival instincts that just may be our saving grace. Sometimes we’re born with them and sometimes they’re inherited. A hit at this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival, Knuckleball plays on familial talents.

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Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 Shorts section Born of Woman dominates again.

Fantasia International Film Festival 2018 Shorts section Born of Woman dominates again.

The 2018 shorts section from this year’s Fantasia Born of Woman program thrills and chills once ore. Each short possesses the mind for very different reasons.

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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: 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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New Trailer: ‘BLAIR WITCH’ a sequel?

New Trailer: ‘BLAIR WITCH’ a sequel?

There was one movie responsible for starting the “found footage” phenomenon. Since then we’ve seen films like REC, Quarantine, V/H/S, and the Paranormal Activity franchise explode. Can anything live up the original? A new trailer might change your mind. Ladies and gentlemen, Blair Witch.

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6/6/16 gives us the MARK OF THE WITCH

6/6/16 gives us the MARK OF THE WITCH

Tastes Great, Less Filling? Mark of the Witch, with a clever release date of 6/6/16, is a glorious feast for the eyes but otherwise left me feeling empty. Find out why in the latest review.

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Memorial Day Monster Marathon on Netflix

Memorial Day Monster Marathon on Netflix

As we remember those who fight for our freedom on this sweltering Memorial Day, horror fans may be sitting inside with the AC blasting looking for something to feast upon to beat the heat. Here are 5 suggestions for a Memorial Day Monster Movie Marathon all available on Netflix.

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‘You’re Killing Me’ brings laughs, gore, and a much needed sub-genre.

‘You’re Killing Me’ brings laughs, gore, and a much needed sub-genre.

Unapologetically self-involved dialogue and killing go hand in hand with a brand new indie titled, “You’re Killing Me”. The name, you’ll come to discover, is a double entendre. We welcome the arrival of this gay horror-comedy in all it’s glory.

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SCARY LADIES: Part 1- 5 eclectic female Writers and Directors who fill us with fear.

SCARY LADIES: Part 1- 5 eclectic female Writers and Directors who fill us with fear.

Scary Ladies. Assumptions tell us that women are mere victims in the horror game. Though some of the most unique films come from the minds of the female persuasion. In the first of a new series, here are 5 female directors and writers that put our preconceived notions on the back burner. They really kill it.

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Sunday Bloody Sunday: Updates on “The Witch,” new poster and website launch.

Sunday Bloody Sunday: Updates on “The Witch,” new poster and website launch.

Sunday Bloody Sunday: One of the most highly anticipated horror films coming early next year is “The Witch,” The film now has a new poster and website. No doubt, the trailer will unnerve you.

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‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ film is 40 this year!

‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ film is 40 this year!

“Let’s Do The Time Warp Again!” My Halloween tradition! A day late but never a boa short. Let’s do a refresh on how incredible this horror-comedy-musical still is today.

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Selling Scary: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension.

Selling Scary: Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension.

Selling Scary: What helps a movie get attention online these days? How about a prank coordinated by Paramount Pictures. Check out the newest campaign for Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension.

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New York Film Festival 53: Shorts Program Horror Genre is a new addition we can get behind.

New York Film Festival 53: Shorts Program Horror Genre is a new addition we can get behind.

In it’s 53rd year, The New York Film Festival has chosen to add an entire Shorts Program in the “Horror” genre. Alongside “Animation”, “International,” and the “New York” categories, this year’s horror shorts were all completely different and ripe for the viewing. We hope this trend sticks around from here on out.

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Selling Scary: New Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Series “Ash vs Evil Dead”

Selling Scary: New Key Art for the Highly Anticipated Series “Ash vs Evil Dead”

How do you sell scary? Bringing an 80’s cult classic back to life (pun intended) is certainly one way to do it. The highly anticipated Ash Vs Evil Dead art is here! And don’t forget the trailer.

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