Tag Archive: horror

Movie Review: ‘The Curse of La Llorona’

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Director: Michael Chaves Cast: Linda Cardellini, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen, Raymond Cruz Plot: A child protection case worker must protect her children from an evil spirit fixated on drowning children. Review: Right, first… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Pet Sematary’

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Director: Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer Cast: Jason Clarke, Amy Seimetz, John Lithgow, Jeté Laurence, Leo, Tonic, Jager, JD Plot: A young family moves into a small town in Maine only to learn that the… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 1960’s

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The decade of the 1960’s was a period of transition for horror moviedom. More and more the genre was becoming driven by who was behind the camera rather than in front of it.… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Silence’

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Director: John R. Leonetti Cast: Stanley Tucci, Miranda Otto, Kiernan Shipka, Kate Trotter, John Corbett Plot: A team of cavers discover a species of prehistoric winged creatures who have evolved underground to be… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Baby Teeth’ by Zoje Stage

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I may be speaking as a childless adult, but children are strange and often do things that have no explanation. And in the novel Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage, those strange mannerisms young… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Us’

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Director: Jordan Peele Cast: Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex, Elisabeth Moss, Tim Heridecker Plot: Adelaide, her husband and her children are headed to their summer house near Santa Cruz,… Continue reading

In Memoriam: Larry Cohen

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We at the House of Geekery are saddened to learn over the weekend fan favorite cult filmmaker Larry Cohen has passed away at the age of 77.  A native of New York, Cohen… Continue reading

Best Horror Movies of the 90’s

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Horror fans know that the 1990’s was the crash in the genre after the embarrassment of riches the 80’s gave us. That being said there are some true gems hidden among the rubble… Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Final Girls’ by Riley Sager

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I am going out on a limb here to say that visitors to this site are familiar with a common slasher movie scenario. A blade-wielding madman attacks a group of teens at a… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

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Directed by: Dan Gilroy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, and Zawe Ashton Plot: A supernatural force associated with recently discovered paintings target movers and shakers of the art world. Review: Let it be said, that Jake Gyllenhaal commits 100%… Continue reading