Kids will always be creepy. Be it their angelic voices saying twisted things or their ability to be places they shouldn’t be: they will always strike fear if they are involved in horror. Creating a village full of creepy, psychotic children … Continue reading Horror Month: Village of the Damned (1995) Review
There is a reason that Halloween is such an iconic horror movie. The moment that theme starts, before any actual images appear on-screen, the chills begin to creep-up your spine. It sets the tone for the cold, unique opening as we … Continue reading Horror Month: Halloween (1978) Review
It has been a staple of the horror genre for so long that it is difficult to remember a time when the Slasher movie didn’t exist. The simple premise of a supernatural or just plain crazy person stalking and killing a … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Did we miss the death of the Slasher movie?
The Thing is helped and hindered by the decade it was released. The eighties have become such an iconic time for movies, with everything from Ghostbusters to Back to the Future to the beginning of the Alien franchise (this film’s cousin). … Continue reading The Thing (1982) Review
Amongst the movie blogging community there is a series known as “The Blindspot.” This is when a movie fan actively searches out the movies they should have seen. The films that are regarded as classics or come highly recommended by everyone … Continue reading The Great Film Directors Blindspot series (The Launch)
For me to enjoy a film, something has to happen! For me to really enjoy it, that something has to be amazing or interesting, keeping me intrigued enough throughout. I’ve seen a couple of films recently that have managed this, Avengers Assemble, Source Code, Street Kings – just click on the “Ratings List” tab to see which films have kept me entertained. Dark Star won’t even touch the top 20. I know that the idea of nothing happening is sort of the point but the idea of isolation and being alone has been done brilliantly before. Castaway is a perfect example … Continue reading Dark Star (1974) Review