May 14, 2023.Reading time 7 minutes.
Somewhere in the mid-2010s, as found-footage was stalling a bit, Spanish found-footage thriller Hooked Up quietly debuted at a small film festival. Roughly two years passed before the iPhone-shot thriller made its way to VOD platforms. Unlike another Spanish found-footage movie, [REC] and its sequels, Hooked Up never found much of an audience. Based on […]
April 22, 2023.Reading time 8 minutes.
If you’re not familiar with Tubi, it’s a free streaming platform featuring a pretty decent selection of movies and TV shows. While you’ll find some old big name movies, Tubi specializes in B-movies and cult classics – you just have to suffer through a few very short commercials while streaming. And Tubi has ramped up […]
September 26, 2022.Reading time 8 minutes.
Even if it was the ‘Golden Era’ of the slasher, not every slasher title released in the 1980s found an audience. Before the slasher franchise cycles kicked into effect and a Friday the 13th or Elm Street sequel released every year, micro-budgeted slashers still snuck into theaters. By the late 80s, the direct-to-video market offered […]
May 18, 2022.Reading time 7 minutes.
Before the zombie craze was fully under way, indie horror movie Splinter was enjoying a bit of critical buzz. It only saw a limited theatrical run in 2008, but still earned a Best Horror Movie nomination at the Saturn Awards. Since its release, however, Splinter has unfairly faded into obscurity. In addition to some good […]
March 8, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
A horror movie called Shrooms sounds like what you would watch at a sleepover in high school. This should be the kind of movie that gains cult status like The Evil Dead. If not, it should at least achieve some level of fondness amongst genre fans like Deathgasm or Zombeavers. And even if Shrooms wanted […]