The Best of 2018: Top 10 Horror Movies of the Year

Contrary to a certain controversial article, it was another good year for horror movies. From high-concept studio offerings, franchise reboots, to daring indie projects, 2018 had a little something for everyone. So as we prepare to ring in 2019, it’s time to survey my Top 10 Horror Movies unleashed this past year. Before I dive […]

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Malevolent Is Scary, But Never as Scary As Its Own Illogical Story

Netflix’s track record for horror and thrillers is pretty spotty in 2018. Ritual was an early hit for the streaming platform, but The Open House and The Cloverfield Paradox were forgettable duds. As Halloween creeps up on the calendar, Netflix is looking to make amends. Over the next few weeks, horror fans have The Haunting of Hill House […]

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Believe the Hype: Hereditary Is Destined to Be a Classic

Aside from the upcoming Halloween sequel, there was perhaps no other horror film more anticipated than Hereditary. By the way, Hereditary is director Ari Aster’s debut feature length effort – an impressive feat. The first trailer for Hereditary was absolutely chilling, promising one of the more intense horror experiences in recent memory. As initial reviews […]

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The House That Dripped Blood A Minor Entry in British Horror

Anthology films in the horror genre have cycled in and out of style over the decades. Amicus Productions, for instance, released several such anthology films in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The success of Creepshow spawned a few attempts at re-visiting the anthology film in the 1980’s. In the last decade, horror fans have been treated […]

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The Kid is Alright: Blumhouse’s Stephanie Delivers

Like killer clowns and antique dolls, horror fans can’t seem to get enough of creepy kids. Just last week, the Children of the Corn franchise spit out yet another sequel onto Blu-ray. Not to be outdone, Blumhouse Productions released Akiva Goldsman’s Stephanie on Netflix this week. Boasting a strong cast and interesting premise, Stephanie has generated buzz […]

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Veronica Is Familiar But Genuinely Scary Spanish Horror

As compared to 2017, the 2018 year in horror has been a little slower. By this time a year ago, Split, Get Out, The Blackcoat’s Daughter, and The Void had already been released. To date, the only major horror releases, Insidious: The Last Key and Winchester, have been lacklustre or outright duds. The Ritual, available since early […]

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