February 12, 2023.Reading time 12 minutes.
Valentine’s Day is almost here. Though it’s technically a ‘holiday’, no one gets a day off and just a month and a half removed from Christmas, we’re forced to spend more money. So even if you’re in a relationship, there’s no guarantee you’ll be happy with the holiday. And for those going through a break-up, […]
May 22, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
When police arrested Charles Manson and his “Family” members for the Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969, it triggered a public fascination with cults that has endured. Never a genre to miss an opportunity, cult-themed horror movies began popping up almost immediately in the early 1970s. One of the 2019’s worst movies, The Haunting of Sharon Tate, […]
December 31, 2019.Reading time 13 minutes.
Happy New Year! We’ve reached the end of 2019. Things started off quickly with a surprisingly good January effort. Along the way, a few anticipated movies faltered. Two Stephen King adaptations – Pet Sematary and In The Tall Grass – disappointed. Remakes of Child’s Play and Black Christmas were good, but proved to be divisive. […]
December 18, 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
And the countdown continues. As we review Numbers 30 to 21, we’re crossing the midway point of the Top 50 Horror Movies of the 2010’s. We’ve got two more remakes in this portion, including one of a 70’s Giallo classic. Additionally, two horror trends from the last decade – ‘mumblegore’ and ‘elevated horror – get […]
October 9, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Director Ari Aster broke out last year with his critically-acclaimed debut, Hereditary. Alongside Jordan Peele (Get Out, Us), Aster positioned himself as a filmmaker to watch. Earlier this year, A24 Films released Aster’s follow-up project, Midsommar. A slice of folk horror in the vein of The Wicker Man, Midsommar once again divided critics and audiences. […]