May 3, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
It’s a staple of horror movies for a good reason. With the weather warming up, we’re all looking forward to getting away from the urban grind and venturing out to secluded cabins on quiet lakes. There’s almost too many horror movie about clueless city finding unspeakable terror at a ‘cabin in the woods’ to count. […]
February 9, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
For all of the success Hollywood has had creating hits out of fictional monsters, studios and filmmakers have struggled to bring urban legends to the screen. Has anyone made a good Loch Ness Monster movie? We all saw how the Slender Man turned out. Even the Urban Legend movie itself isn’t quite as good as […]
December 6, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Not to be confused with ‘The Blind Man’ from the Don’t Breathe movies – or the Neil Young song of the same title – Old Man puts excellent character actor Stephen Lang front row and center. For much of his career, Lang has shined in strong supporting role from Gods and Generals to James Cameron’s […]
November 2, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Halloween may be over but that doesn’t mean the genre sleeps. Plenty of horror movies are still making their way out to streaming and VOD platforms. Unfortunately for the recently released The Accursed, it’s one year removed from another movie called – yes, The Accursed. Starring Mena Suvari and The Order’s Sarah Grey, Willy’s Wonderland […]
May 11, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Jordan Graham’s supernatural thriller Sator defines a ‘labor of love’. Apparently, Graham – who pretty much did everything – worked on the movie for several years. This is the kind of DIY filmmaking that made The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, and The Blair Witch Project genre favorites. Based on the available promotional material, Sator promises […]
April 6, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead is one of the greatest horror movies of all time. If you grew up in the ‘80’s, there’s a good chance you saw it for the first time at a sleepover party. This is a cult classic whose reputation literally grew out of basements. Simply put, it’s a testament to […]
February 1, 2020.Reading time 7 minutes.
Do you want to play a game? No, sorry, it’s not another Saw sequel or reboot. It’s Dead Body, horror’s version of recent dark comedy, Game Night. An under-the-radar indie slasher, Dead Body, doubles down on a classic slasher device – the ‘whodunnit’. Golden era 80’s slashers often weaved in Agatha Christie’s ‘And Then There […]
July 2, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
A group of teens head to a remote cabin to party, but end up meddling with demonic forces. The Evil Dead? No, guess again. Could it be Cabin in the Woods? Wrong. If you guessed low-budget indie horror, Soul to Keep, you’d be correct. Netflix just added this familiar demonic possession thriller. Unfortunately for Soul […]