Category: Horror

Total 43 Posts

‘They/Them’- Film Review

The new Horror film-social commentary picture “They/Them” is the very definition of a missed opportunity. What could have been a scathing indictment of the sickening practice of “gay conversion therapy” mixed with an empowering portrayal of the LTBGQ+ community, becomes

‘Resurrection’: Film Review

Writer/director Andrew Semans’ “Resurrection” is an extremely good film; one that knows how to build sustainable tension and a superbly crafted, unrelenting atmosphere of dread. An excellent Rebecca Hall stars as Margaret, a single mother and successful businesswoman (she is

‘Death Count’: Movie Review

Director Michael Su and writer Michael Merino’s “Death Count” (with revisions by Rolfe Kanesky) is the new independent horror release whose tagline is, “8 contestants. 8 cells. 1 deadly game.” There will certainly be comparisons to James Wan’s “Saw” (and

‘The Black Phone’: Movie Review

In a sea of IP-mined films and television shows, it is refreshing to have original content at our disposal. You might argue that every piece of content is original. It does take creative people to take an outline, expand it

‘Firestarter’ Film Review: Second Attempt At Adapting King’s Novel Fails Again

Stephen King’s original novel “Firestarter” was a rich story full of interesting characters and nail-biting terror and suspense. The same cannot be said about 2022’s updated “Firestarter”, a film that completely drains the life out of the author’s unique work.

‘X’ Film Review: A Crafty Drive-In Horror Movie Throwback

Writer-director Ti West’s “X” is his best film since the excellent 2009 throwback Satanic cult horror, “House of the Devil”. From his very first feature length film (2005’s “The Roost”), West has proven himself a student of 1970’s genre filmmaking

Raise A Pint To Terror!: 5 Irish Horror Films To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

It would be safe to say that practically no one thinks “Horror films” when it comes to celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. As a lifelong connoisseur of the genre, this critic most certainly does. Over the years, there have been many

‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Review: A Useless Reboot-Sequel

Tobe Hooper’s 1974 classic “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” is widely (and rightfully) considered one of the finest and most effective Horror films ever made. David Blue Garcia’s “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” will never reach those accolade heights. This past January’s “Scream”

Sundance 2022: ‘Master’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Master” The past and present haunt the campuses of Anacaster, a fictional prestigious college in Mariama Diallo’s debut feature “Master”, an exciting and completely unique project. An excellent Regina Hall (one of cinema’s most undervalued acting treasures)

‘Scream’ Review: Ghostface Returns!

Directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett’s “Scream” is not very inventive with its title but on purpose. As is the new way of Hollywood to keep fans interested after a franchise’s decade or so break, a return to a film