May 7, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
Netflix invests little effort into its horror movie library. By this time last year, the streaming giant had at least released the divisive Texas Chainsaw Massacre legacy sequel. Thus far in 2023 Netflix hasn’t platformed any original horror movies. At least the horror content quietly shuffles a bit each month. So if you’re inclined to […]
December 8, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Horror movies aren’t unusual for December. There’s certainly plenty of Christmas-themed genre movies to warrant a release at this time of year. But Norwegian export Troll isn’t a very Yule-ish monster movie. No, Netflix’s latest monster movie has no connection to the infamously bad Troll 2. And it’s not connected to the widely revered mockumentary, […]
December 4, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Horror boasts plenty of ‘creepy kid‘ movies for parents or people who just find half-sized humans scary. Alice, Sweet, Alice, The Omen, Children of the Corn, The Bad Seed – they all reminded us that being able to drive isn’t a perquisite for terror. Earlier this, Norwegian thriller The Innocents made itself a candidate for […]
November 4, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
After two episodes of dangling red herrings in front of audiences, The Watcher’s second episode, Blood Sacrifice, ended with a literal bang. Now two suspects are off the table though it’s worth pointing out that we didn’t really see their bodies. Given that there’s only seven episodes slated for this limited series, Ryan Murphy’s going […]
October 28, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
In spite of its lukewarm reviews, Ryan Murphy’s The Watcher bumped Dahmer – another Murphy production – from Netflix’s top streaming spot. Much of its debut episode was all about introducing us to the Braddock family and the moderately sized pool of suspects. For its second episode, Blood Sacrifice, The Watcher promises to tell us […]
October 26, 2022.Reading time 9 minutes.
Ryan Murphy is back. Again. Love his work or not, there’s no deny the writer, director, and producer stays busy. The American Horror Story already topped the Netflix streaming charts this month with the Dahmer series. Now he’s back on top again with the highly anticipated mini-series, The Watcher. A psychological mystery and thriller in […]
October 5, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
If Stephen King wrote two words down on a napkin, Hollywood would likely scramble to adapt it into a movie. Since Brian DePalma turned King’s first novel, Carrie, into a horror classic, studios and filmmakers have turned to the author’s work time and time again. Some of these efforts – The Shining, Misery, It, The […]
October 2, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
A lot of movies saw their release schedule delayed in 2020 at the height of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Other movies were shuffled off to streaming platforms. One of those movies, Spell, looked like it had the production budget and potential for an October release. Instead, Paramount quietly dropped this story of Appalachian Hoodoo onto […]