September 13, 2020.Reading time 8 minutes.
Over the last couple of years, Netflix has seemingly stepped back from original horror content. It’s been sparse pickings for horror fans outside of October on the streaming giant. Now with Halloween season just around the corner, Netflix re-visits one of its past original successes – The Babysitter. Among a handful of movies that made […]
December 26, 2019.Reading time 12 minutes.
As December of 2019 winds down, we’re now getting into this decade’s elite horror movies. With Part IV of our countdown of the Top 50 Horror Movie’s of the 2010’s’, we’re taking stock of Numbers 20 to 11 of the genre’s best. In this part of the countdown, there are two more Stephen King adaptations […]
September 1, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
Ready or Not is the other late-summer horror movie about hunting people that wasn’t cancelled (see The Hunt). Don’t worry, horror fans. Yes, its title is indeed a play on ‘hide and seek’. Fortunately, Ready or Not is not another lame horror spin on a childhood game, like Truth or Dare or Would You Rather. […]
November 21, 2018.Reading time 6 minutes.
The ‘babysitter in peril’ trope is a favourite in the horror genre. We’ve seen it before from John Carpenter’s Halloween to When a Stranger Calls. But since Wes Craven flipped the rules in Scream, horror fans have gotten smarter. We expect more from our horror movies today, not more of the same. Just over a […]
April 30, 2018.Reading time 8 minutes.
Troubled teen movies haven been a Hollywood staple since James Dean donned that famous red leather jacket in Rebel Without a Cause. Each generation seems to get their own take on ‘alienated adolescence.’ Thought it flew under the radar, Australian indie-thriller Bad Girl is now streaming on several VOD-platforms. Based on promotional materials, the Aussie […]
February 2, 2018.Reading time 4 minutes.
Early in 2017 Blumhouse Productions released The Belko Experiment, an action-horror hybrid satirizing the American corporate workplace as a kill-or-be-killed environment. Sadly, while not a terrible film, The Belko Experiment was a mixed bag. Arguably, it missed more often than nailed its dark satirical tone. Directed by Joe Lynch, Mayhem didn’t enjoy the wide theatrical release […]