There is something perfectly 90s about The Faculty. Made at a time when slasher movies were back in vogue (due in to small part to Wes Craven’s Scream), The Faculty captures popular culture with a high-concept premise, young 90s newcomer cast … Continue reading Horror Month: The Faculty (1998) 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
If you look at New Nightmare closely enough, you can see the early foundations of the Scream franchise. With Scream, Wes Craven took the idea of the slasher horror movie and turned it on it’s head, creating a film that looked … Continue reading Nightmares and Dreams Month: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994) Review
(Views from the Wife is exactly as it sounds – these a reviews done by fellow movie-lover and coincidentally my wife). Warning: This review contains mild spoilers. I cannot lie. The reason I was compelled to sit down and invest … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Views from the Wife! – Red Eye (2005) 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?
I love trailers. I think there is a special skill to putting together a good trailer. It must capture the attention and entice an audience but give very little away so that the viewer doesn’t feel like they’ve already seen … Continue reading Trailer of the Day: Happy Death Day
Hush is an example of bringing something unique and fresh to a well-worn concept. Hush is a home-invasion horror. A man is trying to break into a house to kill the lone woman inside. So far, so many other movies but … Continue reading Hush (2016) Review
Some movie genres have been around for so long that they inevitably become stale and repetitive. The same type and style of movie, offering the same sort of story and action. This can be said for everything from romantic comedy … Continue reading Chernobyl Diaries (2012) Review