Boogeyman Won’t Have You Checking The Closet Before Bedtime

Amidst the remakes, Torture Porn, and New French Extremity, the 2000s produced some strong genre movies. Boogeyman was not one of those movies. In a decade where House of the Dead, FearDotCom, Ghost Ship, and The Wicker Man remake all hit theatres, Boogeyman still stands out as a noteworthy stinker. Before Sam Raimi’s production company […]

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A Quiet Place Part II: A Worthy Follow-Up to a Classic Movie

Finally, yet another major delayed horror release has made its way to theaters. Originally planned for 2020, like just everything else, A Quiet Place Part II took a backseat to a global lockdown Apparently, movie fans have been chomping at the bit to see John Krasinski’s follow-up to his major 2018 hit. To date, A […]

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The Devil Below Sinks Under a Familiar and Poorly Executed Concept

Who doesn’t love a good monster movie? And not just a big kaiju movie monster mashup a la Godzilla vs Kong. Sometimes a movie that sticks a small group of characters into a claustrophobic space can deliver supreme thrills. Neil Marshall’s The Descent remains one of the best monster movies in recent memory. And A […]

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Spookies: Rare 80s Horror Re-Defines The Meaning of ‘So Bad, It’s Good’

Do you like bad movies? Like really bad movies? Horror has plenty of them for the true aficionados of bad cinema. There’s the more obvious casual fan candidates – Nic Cage’s Wicker Man remake, Snakes on a Plane, and Deep Blue Sea. And then there’s the ones familiar to horror fans like Basket Case, Silent […]

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Critters: A Fun Bite of B-Monster Movie Nostalgia

No, they’re not Gremlins. Different movie. These are Critters … similar concept, different monsters. While Gremlins occupies a warm spot in movie fans’ hearts, Critters is a bit more niche. Even if director Stephen Herek intended no overlap – and the movies are in fact quite different – it’s not hard to see why some […]

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Sea Fever: Parasitic Terror Just Beneath The Sea’s Surface

Early in 2020, before theaters closed, Kristen Stewart’s Underwater re-introduced us to aquatic horror. Too bad critics and fans gave it a soggy response. On a side note, Underwater was actually quite good. Yet somewhere below the radar another aquatic horror movie fared better on video on demand (VOD). After a 2019 debut at the […]

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The Relic: Forgettable Night at the Museum

Everyone loves a good B-monster movie. Back when the drive-in ruled summers, monster movie fans enjoyed Them, The Tingler, and The Fly. During the 1980s, monster movie re-surfaced as nostalgia for the 50’s was at a high. From Night of the Creeps to The Stuff and Killer Klowns from Outer Space, filmmakers crafted loving homages […]

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Godzilla vs Kong: A Monster Smackdown Worthy of the Big Screen

Finally. Everything has built up to this movie. When Legendary Pictures rebooted Godzilla in 2014 it took just a year to announce a ‘Monsterverse‘ of movies. Soon afterwards, Kong: Skull Island brought back King Kong to the big screen after a 10-year-plus hiatus. Then Godzilla: King of the Monsters sort of answered monster movie fans’ […]

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