Black Summer’s Cold War Heats Up The Zombie Series

After Episode 3, Card Game, delivered a quietly tense 40 minutes or so of television, Cold War switches things up. In Episode 4, Black Summer cranks up the action with an all-out war for ‘The Manor’. As the episode opens, we re-join Sun, Officer Ray, and his militia whose fates were unknown after being thrown […]

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Black Summer’s Card Game Delivers Series’ Best Episode To Date

After Prelude filled in some storytelling gaps, Black Summer’s next episode, Card Game, looks to do something the Netflix series has struggled to accomplish. That is, Card Game promises to give us some narrative momentum. Finally, the zombie series looks to give us some extended time with previously established characters. To date, Rose and her […]

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Black Summer’s ‘Prelude’ Fills in Some Season 2 Gaps

As Black Summer sprints into the next episode of Season 2, we’re treated to a bit of backstory courtesy of a prequel episode. In Prelude, Black Summer backtracks to fill in some of the gaps between The Stadium and our current snowy landscape. Given that we’re only two episodes into the season, Black Summer doesn’t […]

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Black Summer Returns With ‘The Cold’ For Season 2

Two years after its first season, Black Summer has finally returned for a follow up. Apparently, critics and audiences were more impressed with Season 1 than me. And early appraisals of Season 2 are overwhelmingly positive. On one hand, Black Summer delivered a frantic – almost ‘slice-of-life’ vision – of a zombie apocalypse in its […]

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Spookies: Rare 80s Horror Re-Defines The Meaning of ‘So Bad, It’s Good’

Do you like bad movies? Like really bad movies? Horror has plenty of them for the true aficionados of bad cinema. There’s the more obvious casual fan candidates – Nic Cage’s Wicker Man remake, Snakes on a Plane, and Deep Blue Sea. And then there’s the ones familiar to horror fans like Basket Case, Silent […]

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Aquarium of the Dead: Latest Asylum Release Comes with Do-Not-Resuscitate Order

For over two decades, American film company The Asylum has specialized in a micro-budgeted horror schlock movies. Often referred to as mockbusters, The Asylum strategically releases movies with similar titles and/or premises to major blockbusters. The big difference – Asylum movies are micro-budgeted retreads designed to exploit inattentive filmgoers. Want to watch The Amityville Horror […]

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Army of the Dead Misses Out On Its Potential Even As It Flexes Its Zombie Action

After over a year of watching our most anticipated horror movies get bumped, we’re finally starting to reap a bounty. Last week, the surprise Chris Rock-produced Saw sequel, Spiral: From The Book of Saw finally hit select theatres. By the month’s end, A Quiet Place II finally releases. And now Zack Snyder’s long-gestating follow-up to […]

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[REC]: Ranking the Spanish Found-Footage Series

Spain has given us some memorable horror movies. In just the last few years, Veronica, The Platform, La Llorona and Tigers Are Not Afraid how impressed critics and audiences alike. Legendary director Guillermo del Toro is responsible for genre classics Cronos, The Devil’s Backbone, and Pan’s Labyrinth. As the found-footage subgenre was gaining traction, Spanish […]

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