January 4, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
At the end of 2022, one of the last original releases platformed on Shudder was Ben Parker’s period mix WWII genre mash-up, Burial. Just based on the synopsis, it’s a little hard to tell what to expect from this one. The premise – Soviet soldiers ferreting Hitler’s corpse back to Stalin hunted by Nazi ‘werewolves’ […]
May 2, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
No, it’s not Ghost Ship. And no, Ghost Ship is not a remake. This is the largely forgotten 1980 thriller, Death Ship. If you’re a certain age, and grew up in the 80s, you may have caught this one on late-night television. Like the eerie 70’s cult classic, Shock Waves, Death Ship is another horror […]
April 19, 2021.Reading time 6 minutes.
Not to be outdone by The Conjuring’s use of historical hauntings, British haunted house thriller The Banishing rips its subject from the history books. The Borley Rectory, upon which The Banishing loosely bases its story, is Britain’s Amityville Horror. With its large Gothic structure, Downton Abbey period setting, and stately British accents, The Banishing promises […]
September 17, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
The horror genre has a long, rich history of using Nazis as monsters. From Isla, She-Wolf of the SS to more recent entries like Dead Snow and Frankenstein’s Army, the Nazis have offered the genre some good villains for reasons that shouldn’t need further explanation. Later this fall, J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions is releasing […]