August 25, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
The idea of a horror movie with connections to The Wizard of Oz is a concept that should have limitless potential. Though it initially seems counterintuitive, there’s plenty of creepy material to mine in Oz. And YellowBrickRoad – anchored by a legend of an entire town gone missing in the woods – feels like something […]
May 4, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
If you’ve watched enough horror movies, one thing – among many others – you’ll learn is that a gaping hole never goes anywhere good. More often than not, they just lead to Hell or other nasty inter-dimensional places. Whether it’s holes in the ground (The Gate, The Hole in the Ground) or holes in the […]
March 31, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
As 2022 marches on, Shudder continues to serve as one of the best streaming platforms for more obscure titles and smaller, new horror releases. With March winding down and April just around the corner, Shudder’s latest release, Night’s End, marks Jennifer Reeder’s (V/H/S/94) latest feature-length horror effort. Its story of a reclusive man rebuilding his […]
March 3, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
One of the leading creative forces behind the original J-horror craze of the early 2000s, Takashi Shimizu (Ju-On: The Grudge, The Grudge, The Grudge 2) is back with his latest release, Suicide Forest Village. And Shimizu doesn’t stray far from his wheelhouse. A second installment of a planned trilogy of thematically-related movies, Shimizu follows his […]
February 17, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
As we roll into mid-February, horror fans are likely anticipating Netflix’s release of the new Texas Chainsaw Massacre with high hopes after Scream met most expectations. Meanwhile Shudder continues to excel at platforming original content alongside classics and more obscure horror titles. This week, Shudder’s newest release, They Live in the Grey, promises a blend […]
January 19, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
When legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese says something about movies, people listen. So when Scorsese ranked his scariest movies of all time, horror fans took notice. It’s an impressive list that includes noted classics like The Haunting, hidden gems (Night of the Demon), and one surprise entrant – The Entity. Ask horror fans to cite their […]
December 2, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
Four years ago Julia Ducournau blew critics and audiences away with the controversial and visceral Raw. Early comparisons made connections between Ducournau and legendary Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg. Not bad company to share for a young filmmaker. And if anyone was worried that Ducournau might hit a sophomore slump they can be rest assured that […]
November 23, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
Following the breakthrough success of the intense Inside, French filmmaking duo, Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, have struggled to find the perfect follow-up project. While their Leatherface prequel boasted the same in-your-face shocks and violence, it failed to connect with Texas Chainsaw fans. Smaller projects, including Among the Living and Kandisha, were similarly mixed. But […]