PussyCake Compensates for Bizarro Story with Bizarro Gore

We’re two-thirds of he way through 2022 and it’s looking like this is going to be a breakout year for Argentinian horror movies. To date, Virus: 32, Welcome to Hell, and On the Third Day have represented the genre on behalf of Argentinian filmmakers. Now the latest horror movie from the South American country, PussyCake, […]

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Halfway to Hell 2022: The Best Horror Movies of the Year … So Far

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 […]

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Unhuman Tries to Put a Zombie Twist on The Breakfast Club

Over the last several months, A24 has released several high profile, critically-acclaimed horror movies. Ti West’s X, Lamb, Everything Everywhere All At Once, and most recently Men have all enjoyed various levels of success. But Blumhouse Productions continues to crank out more mainstream horror offerings. While we wait for Halloween Ends, Blumhouse has offered horror […]

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The Sadness a Boundary-Pushing Zombie Movie

Another week, another zombie movie premieres on Shudder. At face value, The Sadness doesn’t promise much outside of the familiar narrative. But this Taiwanese horror movie comes with a buzz generally reserved for the most shocking horror movies. Its violence and purported willingness to cross just about any boundary may draw comparisons to A Serbian […]

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Virus-32 Proves There’s Still Plenty of Life in the Zombie Movie

At face value, Shudder’s latest original release, Virus-32, may feel like a case of ‘been there, done’ that’. For over a decade, zombies were all the rage in horror. While The Walking Dead scored huge ratings, Dawn of the Dead, 28 Days Later, and the Resident Evil franchise scared up dollars at the box office. […]

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Welcome to Racoon City a Glitchy Resident Evil Remake

Good, let alone great, movie adaptations of video games are hard to find. For every Werewolves Within there’s a handful of Alone in the Dark or House of the Dead duds. Though it spawned six movies, the Resident Evil series never won over critics. In fact, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is the highest rated […]

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The Spore May Not Grow On You

Aside from delayed major horror releases, if the Year in Horror in 2021 has a theme it’s been a minor resurgence in eco-horror. To date, a handful of indie horror movies – In The Earth and Gaia – have reminded us that all is not well in our environment. And the quietly underrated The Beach […]

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Night of the Living Dead: Romero’s Masterpiece Remains Essential Viewing

“They’re coming to get you, Barbara.” And with that line of dialogue, Night of the Living Dead  entered popular cultural lexicon. To date, George A. Romero’s zombie masterpiece has produced five sequels and its own thriving horror subgenre. Horror fans know the story behind the movie. Romero made his masterpiece with a small budget, on-location […]

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