Aftermath Is An Afterthought Based On A Better Movie

‘Based on a true story’ may be one of the more overused horror movie tropes. Of course, the expression really means ‘loosely based’ or ‘sort of inspired by’. If you’re a believer in the paranormal then maybe there was a haunting in Amityville though it likely didn’t include Rod Steiger chewing the scenery. And there […]

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The Haunting of Sharon Tate: A Tasteless, Confused Movie

The Manson Family Murders remain the most shocking crimes in American history. Nearly 50 years later, Helter Skelter is still one of the most read true crime books. A charismatic cult leader, The Beatles and The Beach Boys, a film starlet and famous director, macabre murders – all these factors have contributed to the legacy […]

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The Lords of Chaos Torments With Disturbing But Uneven Story

There’s an undeniably appealing connection between heavy metal, Satanism, and horror. And no, there is in fact no connection between heavy metal and the Devil. But there’s a reason Black Sabbath and Motely Crüe were able to so successfully exploit Satanic references to the tune of millions. Though it’s not a horror movie, Lords of […]

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