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The Prodigy

The Prodigy Disappoints in Spite of a Promising Premise [Review]

Horror creators have a challenge balancing realism and respecting their audience. A vampire could come out of the closet behind me and sink its fangs into my neck now. As a skeptic, I would be hard-pr...

The Hole in the Ground

The Hole in the Ground isn’t the Only Hole in this Dull, Lackluster Irish Horror Movie [DVD Review]

Irish horror has a reputation for being kind of…rubbish, in spite of its insane popularity stateside, which continues to confound those of us on this side of the pond. From Shrooms to An Irish E...

Mega Time Squad

Mega Time Squad Has Mega Pacing Problems

Mega Time Squad follows John (Anton Tennet) as he attempts to pull of the perfect crime with the assistance of an ancient, Chinese artifact and several alternate versions of himself. Unfortunatel...

The Possession of Hannah Grace

The Possession of Hannah Grace Doesn’t Possess Its Viewers [Blu-Ray Review]

Most possession flicks end with the exorcism: a mostly triumphant banishing of the thing that’s been bumping in the night and swaying innocent girls away from Puritanical gender norms. (Are there poss...

Haunted Hospital (Heilstätten) Needs the Infirmary [Blu-Ray Review]

Originality is overrated. The best stories are the ones that execute well. Wes Craven’s classic Scream is a pastiche. With the exception of the Billy/Stu reveal at the end, it borrows every blood-soak...

Suspiria (2018) casts a Powerful but Polarizing Spell [Blu-ray Review]

Suspiria begins in a divided 1977 Berlin, Germany. The film opens with dance student Patricia Hingle (Chloe Grace Moretz) as she is succumbing to madness. Meanwhile, an American dancer named Susie Ban...

Halloween

Halloween (2018) is a Welcome Return to Form [Blu-Ray Review]

Halloween (2018) picks up forty years after young Laurie Strode faced off against the homicidal Michael Myers. And, after years of incarceration, the masked man is on the loose and ready to settle the...

Monster Party

Monster Party is Brutal and Unflinching [DVD Review]

Monster Party sees a trio of thieves posing as waiters to infiltrate a dinner party with the intent of burgling the home in which it is being hosted. What they don’t realize is that the hosts of...

Evil Dead II 4K DVD and Blu-Ray Combo is Groovy

The Evil Dead series uses a classic horror setup. In the first two films, Ash Williams (Bruce Campbell) and his friends go to a cabin in the woods for a weekend of partying and reading aloud from an a...