Tag Archive: horror

Retro Review: ‘Psycho’

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In 1960, director Alfred Hitchcock was on an entirely different plane than most of his colleagues. Each of his suspense-filled films were so distinctively his that we had to create the word “Hitchcokian”… Continue reading

Best Modern Horror Authors

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In the world of books, horror is a genre unlike any other. While it is treated like the dirty little secret of the industry these books tend to put up big sales numbers.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘A Quiet Place Part II’

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Plot: Picking up mere minutes after the last film, A Quiet Place Part II continues the story of the Abbott family in the wake of patriarch Lee’s (John Krasinski) death. Armed with the… Continue reading

Movie Review: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

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Director: Michael Chaves Cast: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, Julian Hilliard, John Noble Plot: The Warren’s investigate the case of Arne Cheyenne Johnson, seeking evidence to prove that he… Continue reading

Second Opinion: ‘Army of the Dead’

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See what Corrye said over here. Director: Zack Snyder Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Theo Rossi, Matthias Schweighöfer, Nora Arnezeder, Hiroyuki Sanada Plot: A mercenary making a… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Wicker Man’

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When a film has been famously hailed as “the Citizen Kane of the horror genre” it has quite a high level of expectations from audiences. Luckily the 1973 horror film The Wicker Man… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Psycho Goreman’

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For many horror fans the most anticipated film of 2021 has been the Canadian flick PG: Psycho Goreman. The promise of this film being the festival darling it should have been was dashed… Continue reading

Best Mummy Movies

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In 1922, famed explorer Howard Carter discovered the Valley of the Kings and the Tomb of King Tut. This kicked off a fascination with Ancient Egypt which permeated every aspect of popular culture,… Continue reading

Book Review: The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon

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I was fortunate this year that a trip to the beach to celebrate my being fully vaccinated coincided shortly after the release of The Drowning Kind, the latest book from one of my… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’

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Director: Darren Lynn Bousman Cast: Chris Rock, Samuel L. Jackson, Max Minghella, Marisol Nichols, Zoie Palmer, Genelle Williams, Dan Petronijevic Plot: Det. Zeke Banks is an abrasive and bad tempered cop ostracised from… Continue reading