August 26, 2022.Reading time 18 minutes.
Halloween is still a few month’s away, but it’s never too early to get your kids interested in horror. Don’t make the mistake of starting them off with something too intense or you’ll lose them straight out of the gate. Though Poltergeist originally came with a PG-rating, it’s pretty scary for the little ones. If […]
July 17, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
And finally the third installment of the Fear Street trilogy concludes. In what has represented Netflix’s biggest investment in horror in recent memory, the RL Stine adaptation wraps up its story of Shadyside and Sara Fier’s 300 plus-year curse. Initially intended for a theatrical release, Netflix took a gamble releasing three interconnected feature-length movies back-to-back-to-back. […]
July 9, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
Finally, Netflix is delivering a major horror movie event. And with movie theatres just opening in some areas, the timing couldn’t be better. Based on RL Stine novels, the streaming platform is in the middle of its Fear Street trilogy. After Fear Street Part One 1994 introduced us to Shadyside and witch Sarah Fier’s curse, […]
July 2, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
Over the last few years, Netflix hasn’t put much effort into its horror selection. By and large, horror fans have found movies they’ve seen or generic, uninspiring selections. So it was something of a surprise when the streaming giant announced it was release a trilogy of horror movies in back-to-back-to-back weeks. Based on RL Stine’s […]
February 20, 2020.Reading time 9 minutes.
What scares you? The best horror movies exploit our most basic fears. Home invasion movies, for example, undermine our sense of security in the place we should feel the safest. Killer bug movies understand that most people hate ‘creepy crawlies’. And sharks – they’re basically freight trains with teeth. But some people have strange fears. […]