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Movie Review: ‘The Sacrament’

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Directed by: Ti West Starring: A.J. Bowen, Joe Swanberg, Amy Seimetz, and Gene Jones Plot: A documentary crew follows a friend to check on his sister who might be in a cult. Review: Ti West is a master manipulator and impressed me right out of the gate. Both The House of the Devil and The Innkeepers are some of the … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Jack Ketchum

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In literary horror there is no shortage of tales about; ghosts, werewolves, vampires, and their ilk. But one author in the horror genre who has earned a massive cult following does not rely on any of these tropes, instead Jack Ketchum, writes books about humans, who in his hands become scarier than any monster. Over … Continue reading

Horror Movies for Beginners: A Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Into the Horror Genre

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I’m a huge fan of horror films and a friend of mine recently asked me to give her some recommendations. She’s never been into scary movies before so this is brand new territory for her and I decided to lay out a step-by-step process for anyone interested in getting into the horror game. It gets progressively … Continue reading

The True Story Behind The Exorcist

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Chances our whenever a large group of people are polled over the question “What is the scariest movie of all-time?” there is no doubt that in the runner-up column you will see titles like; The Shining, House on Haunted Hill, or Psycho. But inevitably the single film that is chosen as the single most frightening picture is, The Exorcist. Directed … Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Stop stuffing the zombie genre down our throats!!!!

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There’s an old saying in Hollywood about sequels which goes something like, “keep makin’ um until they stop making money.”  Anyone who’s familiar with the recent Saw or Paranormal Activity franchises can probably agree with me.  In a more general sense I also believe Hollywood ascribes to the notion, “keep riding the gravy train of … Continue reading

Slasher Films Will NEVER Die: Eleven Upcoming Slasher Films to Look Out for.

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For as long as I’ve known slasher films have been my favourite kind of movie.  I adore the horror genre, but the slasher sub genre is where my heart always truly lied.  It’s been this way since I was a kid renting every single VHS tape at Blockbuster working my way through every film…and every … Continue reading

Videogame Review: ‘Outlast’

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By Hedge Available on: PC, PS4 Played on: PS4 I’m a little late to the game, if you’ll pardon the pun, when it comes to Outlast. As a mac user, I’m often behind the curve on Windows only and Windows-first releases. So I waited until Red Barrels’ recent survival horror game hit the Playstation 4, … Continue reading

Horror Authors You Should Give a Shot

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When it comes to the literary world horror has always been popular, and those that write in the genre can become immortal among both mainstream readers as well as those who love all things scary. From names like; Edgar Allen Poe, HP Lovecraft, and Richard Matheson to more contemporary writers such as Stephen King, Anne … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘We Are What We Are’

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Directed by: Jim Mickle Starring: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, and Michael Parks Plot: The Parkers, a family with a secret tradition, run the risk of being exposed after the death of one of their members. Review: A while back I wrote an article titled 10 MORE Directors of the Now (to coincide with a series of … Continue reading

Spotlight on Dwight Frye

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When you think of the greatest actors of the horror genre fans will be quick to name off legends like; Bela Lugosi, Vincent Price, and Sir Christopher Lee. But far too often fans forget an actor who left an unmistakable mark on the genre, Dwight Frye. Frye was an actor who established a reputation as … Continue reading