The Dark: Brooding Allegorical Tale of Abuse and Trauma

An English-language Austrian movie filmed in Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada, The Dark is yet another horror allegory borrowing bits of zombie narrative. It follows on the heels of several similar 2018 releases that included Cargo and The Cured. Now after making the rounds at film festivals, The Dark hit several streaming platforms earlier in January. […]

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Mohawk (2018) Excels with its Small Budget

The second directorial feature from Ted Geoghegan, Mohawk (2018), was made available earlier this week on several streaming services, courtesy of our friends at Dark Sky Films. Geoghegan’s first full-length feature was the well-received haunted house film, We Are Still Here (2015). Like many critics, I was impressed with Geoghegan’s first film that showed a […]

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Victor Crowley (2018) Shows Franchise Fatigue

Last year horror filmmaker Adam Green dropped a pleasant surprise for fans with the announcement that a new Hatchet film, Victor Crowley (2018), wasn’t just in development, but was finished and due for an early 2018 release. The original Hatchet (2006) was a fun, refreshing return to late-1980s slasher basics, effectively balancing over-the-top practical gore […]

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