May 20, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
Mixing bits of home invasion with pieces of the slasher subgenre, low-fi indie horror Hunt Her Kill Her premiered earlier in 2023 in select locations. Its writer and co-directing team, Greg Swinson and Ryan Thiessen, previously helmed the obscure found-footage, Five Across the Eyes. However, the less said about that vile effort, the better. Though […]
August 23, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Last week, indie horror When I Consume You finally made its way to VOD platforms after quietly impressing people on the film festival circuit. Its director, writer, and producer, Perry Blackshear previously impressed with They Look Like People, which you can still find on Netflix. When I Consume You actually marks the director’s third feature-length […]
March 2, 2021.Reading time 7 minutes.
If you watched either the Netflix or Hulu documentaries on the ill-fated Fyre Festival, you’re probably familiar with the concept of ‘influencers‘. Like trolls and ‘food porn’, ‘influencers’ are just another unfortunate side-effect of social media. But somewhere in the midst of all that vapid glamour is a good horror movie waiting to happen. To […]
January 8, 2020.Reading time 13 minutes.
He’s back! Everyone’s favourite delusional stalker, Joe Goldberg, returns for Season 2 of You. With its antagonist-focused perspective, You’s Season 1 proved to be binge-worthy Netflix viewing. After Guinevere Beck’s shocking death, there didn’t see to be any direction for another season. And then Joe’s supposedly dead ex-girlfriend, Candace Stone, turned up in a jaw-dropping […]
December 12, 2019.Reading time 6 minutes.
Welcome to the most obscure of the obscure. I consider myself to be something on 80’s horror movie aficionado. Previously, I thought I had seen just about every slasher movie to emerge from that decade. And then I found Offerings on Amazon Prime. Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of it. This 1989 slasher came […]
September 11, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Aside from Nicolas Cage (Mandy, The Wicker Man), John Travolta may have one of the more interesting Hollywood career arcs. After shooting to leading man status in the 1970’s, Travolta’s prospects nosedived in the 1980’s. Before Tarantino saved his career with Pulp Fiction, Travolta was stuck starring in Look Who’s Talking sequels. Following the disaster […]
August 13, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
Another month on Netflix. And here we have another stalking movie. While it may look like another Lifetime psychological thriller, We Belong Together originally aired on Black Entertainment Television (BET). Not that it really matters. From its basic plot to its production values, We Belong Together looks indistinguishable from a Lifetime or Hallmark made-for-television movie. […]
June 6, 2019.Reading time 7 minutes.
To date, the year 2019 has given us several strong theatrical horror outings. We’re only halfway through the year, and Hollywood has released Jordan Peele’s Us, Escape Room, and Happy Death Day2U. What’s been seemingly missing are the low-key indie horror flicks. A few gems have popped up here and there, but too few and […]