September 25, 2018.Reading time 5 minutes.
Escape rooms and haunted attractions are arguably at peak popularity right now. Horror filmmakers haven’t missed this trend either. In the last few years, we’ve seen The Houses That October Built and Hell House LLC, with their respective sequels, cash in on the craze. Now this week Lionsgate and CBS Films release their Halloween park […]
September 6, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
Forget the calendar, it’s September and for horror fans that makes it unofficially fall. With just over a month before the new Halloween is set to hit theatres, Universal Studios and Blumhouse Productions have seriously ramped up the marketing efforts. Earlier this week, a new poster with the tag ‘Face Your Fate’ was released. Yesterday […]
September 3, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
When James Wan unleashed The Conjuring in 2013, he helped to re-invent the ‘haunted house’ horror genre, along with Insidious, which Wan also directed. While it wasn’t as warmly received by critics, The Conjuring 2 was the rare sequel that managed to maintain the overall level of quality of its predecessor. Even when Annabelle, the […]
August 5, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
Maybe you’ve heard of the Slender Man urban legend. If you’re young and hip, then you likely were familiarized with the fictional character through a creepypasta Internet meme created on the Something Awful forum by Eric Knudsen, or as he is also known, “Victor Surge”. Now if you’re older like me and don’t know what […]
July 10, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
From Wolf Creek to The Bababdook, Australia has delivered some great horror imports over the years. Just last year, the gritty Hounds of Love and the supernatural-themed Boys in The Trees garnered some critical praise for ‘Down Under’ filmmakers. Later this month, Cinema Management Group (CMG) will be distributing the creepy looking Aussie horror offering, […]
July 5, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
We’re well into the hot, humid days of summer. To date, Summer 2018 has generously given horror fans Hereditary, Upgrade, and The First Purge. But it wouldn’t be summer without a decent shark flick to play off of our fears of what lurks under the ocean. Last summer gave us 47 Meters Down and 2016 […]
July 3, 2018.Reading time 3 minutes.
If you were worried that The Purge franchise seemed to have reached a natural conclusion with Election Year, fear not. Prequels exist for just this scenario. And that is the direction the next installment in The Purge franchise will take with The First Purge. As its title implies, the fourth film will take audiences back […]
June 8, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
If there’s a film at the top of most horror fans’ ‘must see’ list it’s arguably the upcoming Halloween sequel. It’s hard to believe that almost a decade has past since ‘The Shape’ haunted our screens. Now, after anxiously awaiting any morsel of information, the official trailer has been released. What Is It About […]