Advertisements

Tag Archive: horror

John Carpenter in Review: Escape from New York (1981)

by

Starring: Kurt Russell, Lee Van Cleef, Issac Hayes, and Harry Dean Stanton Plot: In a near future, Air Force One goes down over New York City, which has been walled up and used as a… Continue reading

10 Tension-Filled Scenes from Horror Movies

by

These clearly aren’t the only tension-filled scenes from horror movies and they’re not even necessarily the best ones. They’re just 10 scenes that stand out to me and that I love so I wanted to… Continue reading

Movie Review: Compliance

by

Directed by: Craig Zobel Starring: Ann Dowd, Dreama Walker, and Tim Healy Plot: A prank phone call to a restaurant leads to a sexual assault. Review:  The premise seems like such an improbable series of events.… Continue reading

Movie Review: Jack & Diane

by

Directed by: Bradley Rust Gray Starring: Juno Temple and Riley Keough Plot: After a chance meeting, 2 girls start a summertime love affair. Review:  This has been sold as a werewolf movie which is definitely misleading.… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: The Fog (1980)

by

Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Adrienne Barbeau, and Hal Holbrook Plot: A thick fog descends on an old fishing town containing vengeful ghosts. Review:  Antonio Bay, CA is about to celebrate their centennial when a list… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)

by

Starring: Austin Stoker, Darwin Johnson, and Laurie Zimmer Plot: The staff of an abandoned police building finds themselves under attack by the countless members of a local gang. Review:  The movie takes place in a… Continue reading

John Carpenter in Review: Dark Star (1974)

by

Starring: Brian Narelle, Dan O’Bannon, and Dre Pahich Plot: A space-faring crew investigates planets for colonization when things start going wrong. Review:  The title Dark Star refers to a scout ship currently being manned by a… Continue reading

Geekery’s Favourite Scream Queens

by

Halloween is not too far away, and it has for several years marked October as ‘Horror Month’. It really is a time to celebrate all things horror and we here at HoG are… Continue reading

Ten Best Uses of Blood in Horror

by

The color that is most related to the horror genre is the color red.  It is the color of the thick liquid that seeps out of the wounds of victims in horror movies. … Continue reading

Movie Review: V/H/S

by

Directed by: Adam Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg, and Radio Silence. Starring: Hannah Fierman, Joe Swanberg, Helen Rogers, and Radio Silence Plot: A group of troublemakers are hired by an anonymous party to steal… Continue reading