June 30, 2022.Reading time 16 minutes.
Somehow we’re already halfway through the year. Yes, it’s already the end of June, and that means it’s time to count down the best horror movies in the 2022 edition of Halfway to Hell. And it’s already been a packed year for the horror genre. We’ve already had a legacy sequel to The Texas Chainsaw […]
July 6, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
To date, Hollywood’s track record adapting video games to movies is … not good. A quick check at Rotten Tomatoes shows that movie adaptations of video games are almost universally ‘rotten’. At the bottom of the barrel, movies like House of the Dead (and just about every Uwe Boll movie) are absolute stinkers. But middling […]
June 24, 2021.Reading time 8 minutes.
Could werewolves be primed for a comeback? One of the perennial horror movie monsters, werewolves haven’t enjoyed the recent surges in popularity as either vampires or zombies. Hollywood has almost bludgeoned horror fans with zombie movies and television series over the last decade or so. And vampires always seem to be just on the fringes. […]
October 25, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
Horror anthology movie, Trick r’ Treat has an interesting history. Today, horror fans regard it as a ‘must-see’ classic. In line with this view, Shout! Factory put out a Collector’s Edition Blu-ray last year. And the movie’s writer and director, Michael Dougherty impressed enough to land Godzilla King of the Monsters earlier this year. But […]
August 19, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Joe Dante’s The Howling is a classic horror movie. Aside from An American Werewolf in London, it’s one of the best werewolf movies of all time. Interestingly, however, The Howling has produced one of the more bizarre horror franchises. To date, studios have churned out seven sequels over four decades. Most of these sequels were […]
May 11, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
A uniquely Canadian horror film, Ginger Snaps doesn’t get near the attention it deserves in horror circles. Simply put, Ginger Snaps was one of the best horror films of the 2000s. Written by Karen Walton and directed by John Fawcett, Ginger Snaps is a werewolf story revolving around two outcast sisters obsessed with death. Yet […]
March 18, 2019.Reading time 9 minutes.
After another strong, fast-paced episode, Homecoming Part II, The Order looks to let you catch your breath. Sort of. Episode 7, titled Undeclared, Part I, has a lot to unpack for its characters. Whether it’s the fallout from Alyssa’s discovery or Grandpa Pete destroying the Necrophone, there’s sure to be some reckoning for The Knights […]
March 15, 2019.Reading time 8 minutes.
Spells, sacrifices, romance, rivalries – Homecoming, Part I, had a bit of everything. Though Jack and Alyssa’s budding romance took a step forward, Episode 5 teased that their secrets and opposing allegiances might drive them apart sooner than later. And Jack’s friction with Lilith in the Knights continued. By the episode’s conclusion, the Knight’s disruption […]