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Tag Archive: horror

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place’

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Silence is a tool used by many filmmakers, usually to build anticipation. But when silence is the status quo in a movie, it immediately puts the audience in suspense and keeps them there.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Truth or Dare’

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Director: Jeff Wadlow Cast: Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane, Hayden Szeto, Landon Liboiron Plot: A group of friends play party game ‘truth or dare’ while on holiday…but the game is possessed by… Continue reading

The Edgar Allen Poe Films of Vincent Price & Roger Corman

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Three of the biggest icons in the history of terror are author/poet Edgar Allan Poe, cult favorite filmmaker Roger Corman, and the Merchant of Menace himself Vincent Price.  This is why horror fans… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Image of the Beast’

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Last year around Easter time, I reviewed a cult classic Christian scare film in the form of If Footmen Tire You What Will Horses Do?. Many readers seemed to enjoy it, so I… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Werewolf Transformation

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Werewolf transformation An American Werewolf in London (1981) Dir. John Landis The Scene: David sits and tries to take his mind off of everything by reading a book. But the moon looms overhead… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Verónica’ (2017)

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Directed by: Paco Plaza (known for the REC film series) Starring: Sandra Escacena as Verónica, Bruna González as Lucía, Claudia Placer as Irene, Iván Chavero as Antoñito and Ana Torrent as Ana. Plot:… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: No Country for Old Men

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties.… Continue reading

Retro Review: The Lost Boys

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Aside from slashers the other prevalent horror trend in 80’s cinema was finding ways to take classic monsters and present them in fresh modern ways. John Landis and Joe Dante gave a new… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Winchester’

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Director: The Spierig Brothers Cast: Helen Mirrin, Jason Clarke, Sarah Snook, Angus Sampson, Bruce Spence Plot: Drug and alcohol addled doctor Eric Price is hired by the Winchester Arms company to evaluate widower… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Ritual’

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Directed by: David Bruckner Starring: Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier, and Sam Troughton Plot: A group of friends take a hiking trip planned by a member that recently died and cross paths with a great… Continue reading