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Tag Archive: horror

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

Book Review: ‘Universal Harvester’ by John Darnielle

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Singer John Darniellereleased his follow-up to 2014’s Wolf in the White Van, and it has garnered mixed reactions from around the reading world. This new book Universal Harvester follows three separate plots in… 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

Spotlight On: Lon Chaney

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When he accepted his Golden Globe for Best Director, Guillmero del Toro name dropped an actor who many revere as the first monster of filmdom, Lon Chaney. Those who are not well versed… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’

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Director: Julius Onah Cast: Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie, Gugu M’batha-Raw, Chris O’Dowd, John Oritz, David Oyelowo, Zhang Ziyi Plot: A space station housing a particle accelerator is on a mission to create… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Insidious: The Last Key’

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Director: Adam Robitel Cast: Lin Shaye, Angus Sampson, Leigh Whannell, Spencer Locke, Caitlin Gerard Plot: A psychic who grew up suffering childhood abuse and hauntings now investigates hauntings along with a pair or… Continue reading

Best Barely Mentioned Movies of 2017

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Another year gone by and another January full of Best of lists. So, instead of doing a tip top best of the year, that would be very similar to the rest of the… Continue reading