In 1931, Universal Studios and James Whale delivered Frankenstein, a horrific tale of science playing God. In 1933, RKO and Merian C. Cooper unleashed King Kong, giving depression era film-goers a look into a mysterious island filled with prehistoric beasts. Decades later in 1993, Steven Spielberg and Michael Crichton, two of the premiere fantasists of the era, teamed to fuse the themes of Frankenstein and Kong into one film.Read more
Widely credited as the movie that reinvigorated the Zombie genre, Danny Boyle’s “28 Days Later” is one of the all time classics and is an absolute must see.Read more
Horror films, more often than not, are hinged on our primal fears. Death or dismemberment being brought down by mythological monsters or knife wielding psychopaths are such common sights that fans cheer them on. But what of the trauma? The fear of ourselves or our loved ones going mad? Often, as horror fans we forget that these are the truly challenging terrors of real life.Read more
I want to make something very clear, right here in the first paragraph: I know Devil’s Due is a bad film. Dumped in January slot for films that studios know just aren’t going to do that well, it’s packed with plot holes, sloppy writing, dull direction, and just plain dumbness.Read more
Evil Dead fans left wanting more after the 2013 SONY version have something to get cabin fever over. STARZ released teasers for the Ash vs Evil Dead series.Read more
Insidious: Chapter 3 takes us back to the beginning as the prequel that started it all in the Insidious series. In this chapter, we see how horror that haunts the Lambert family begins and how psychic Elise Rainier comes to use her ability to aid their daughter who is being targeted by evil spirits. Be ready for returning motifs of sludgy footprints, seances gone wrong and misleading intentions of evil!Read more
That one thing we all feared in grade school, Cooties looks to be a barrel of bloody fun with Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson and Alison Pill.
Teachers at an elementary school face a pandemic of zombie like activity in the children… because a mysterious virus affects those who haven’t reach puberty yet. This movie looks promising in delivering all the gore and gags not usually associated with children in horror films. If the nod to a ‘suiting up montage’ is any indication of the film’s level of self-awareness, we’re in for a fantastic ride.Read more