May 24, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Never quite as popular as either vampires or zombies, werewolf movies present something of a challenge for indie horror filmmakers. Regardless of storytelling liberties or creative editing, audiences inevitably expect a convincing werewolf to appear on screen. With this in mind, indie filmmaker Wayne David tries to pull of a psychological take on the werewolf […]
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. […]
March 14, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
If case you haven’t noticed – or been on Twitter lately – but most of us aren’t getting along these days. Americans are deeply divided along political party lines making holiday dinners something of a bloodsport. And Canadians aren’t immune from these fissures as evidenced by last year’s ‘Freedom Convoy’ protests. Plenty of horror movies […]
January 18, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
Three years have no passed since COVID-19 plunged the world into unprecedented lockdowns and isolation. While the pandemic persists, more movies are releasing that either directly work the events into their narrative or implicitly explore themes of isolation, paranoia, and infection. The latest indie horror movie to hit VOD platforms this week, Snow Falls, lands […]
January 6, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
In the opening week of 2023, M3gan looks to kick off the year for horror at the box office. Meanwhile a handful of indie horror movies have made their way to streaming and VOD platforms. On Vudu and Apple TV, an indie mix of slasher, Grindhouse, and religious horror, Candy Land became available today to […]
August 23, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Last week, indie horror When I Consume You finally made its way to VOD platforms after quietly impressing people on the film festival circuit. Its director, writer, and producer, Perry Blackshear previously impressed with They Look Like People, which you can still find on Netflix. When I Consume You actually marks the director’s third feature-length […]
May 18, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Before the zombie craze was fully under way, indie horror movie Splinter was enjoying a bit of critical buzz. It only saw a limited theatrical run in 2008, but still earned a Best Horror Movie nomination at the Saturn Awards. Since its release, however, Splinter has unfairly faded into obscurity. In addition to some good […]
March 8, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Based on Jack Finney’s 1954 science fiction novel, The Body Snatchers, Invasion of the Body Snatchers is classic of 70s sci-fi and horror. Its paranoia-laden premise is one easily adapted to a number of contexts and time periods – its relevance never wanes. Not surprisingly then, Finney’s story has been adapted in some form or […]