Back to the ’80s: Deadly Friend

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of...
Warlock 1989

Vestron Blu-Ray Review: The Warlock Collection

Warlock finds a male witch transported from the distant past to present day. Upon arrival, he discovers that a witch hunter has jumped to the future with him. The warlock...

Review: Wish Upon Delivers A Serviceable Retelling Of The Monkey’s Paw

Wish Upon is a cautionary tale of sorts centering on young Clare Shannon (played by The Conjuring's Joey King) an average, outcast teenager complete with a beautiful bully, a...
Seven Bloodstained Orchids

Giallo Madness: Seven Bloodstained Orchids

A killer is targeting a group of seemingly unrelated women. But upon closer inspection, it becomes apparent that there is a commonality between the victims. A man and his...

Back to the ’80s: Lisa

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of...
Darkness Rising

Review: Darkness Rising Offers Nothing New

The roster of IFC’s Midnight line has since its inception been notably sketchy at best, with artful and memorable releases like Kill List, Berberian Sound Studio, Dream Home, and Super being heavily...
Pumpkinhead

Vengeance: The Demon – How Pumpkinhead Became a Cult Classic

Stan Winston’s Pumpkinhead is one of the most underrated monster movies of all time. It took a couple of years after completion for it to gain an audience, and...
The Fog 1980

Why The Fog is an Impressive and Under-Appreciated Ghost Story

John Carpenter found incredible success with Halloween, but it was not a success right away. He moved on to the next project believing that the film had been a...
cure for wellness

Blu-Ray Review: A Cure for Wellness

It is in a moment of metamorphosis midway through Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness when a flashback of the film’s protagonist as a child appears. He plays with...
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: How Freddy Became The Pop Culture Boogeyman

A Nightmare on Elm Street was a success that spread through word of mouth. It was made for very little money and was released on a limited number of...
Alien: Covenant

Second Opinion: Alien: Covenant

Ridley Scott’s latest foray into the universe belonging to Synthetic Beings and Xenomorphs is an intense and compelling horror ride. If you were not a big fan of Alien:...

Advance Review: The Survivalist Does Being Bleak A Bit Too Well

The Survivalist revolves around an unnamed male figure, simply referred to as the survivalist, and his existence in an uncivilized, post-apocalyptic world. The survivalist spends his time making it...
Cujo

Cujo – A Hauntingly Plausible Classic

Directed by Lewis Teague (just coming off of another rampaging animal movie, Alligator, at the time) Cujo tells the story of a St. Bernard that goes rabid after chasing...
B&B

B&B is a Brilliant Premise Weighted Down by Dull Writing

B&B has a brilliant premise: a Christian bed and breakfast refuses services to a gay couple so they sue to get their double bed. Once they’ve won in court,...

Review: Rupture Recycles Without Good Cause

Director Steven Shainberg’s new horror-thriller is another tale of an independent woman kidnapped and tortured for alternative science. Despite boasting a cast of well-known and accomplished actors (Noomi Rapace,...