IT

TL;DR: This is both a great movie and a scary movie. You should see it. I’ve written before about how magnetic yet truly flawed Stephen King’s novel It truly is. For years I found myself returning to reread… Read More

Resident Evil: Final Chapter

Holy shit, this is the worst movie since Purge Election Year which was the worst movie I had seen since Face/Off. I knew going in that this wasn’t going to be a quality film but I thought, what… Read More

Thriller

More than three decades before Michael Jackson changed MTV forever with his Thriller video, Boris Karloff hosted a series that now seems like a bold, dangerous prototype for The Outer Limits and Twilight Zone that would come a… Read More

Don’t Breathe

This is an interesting entry in the cul-de-sac of modern horror that has to do with home invasions but only because its narrative and characters are so confusingly motivated. In most cases we’re wired to root for the… Read More

10 Cloverfield Lane

We were supposed to go see Dawn of Justice but a meeting ran too long and the only thing showing at the Drafthouse when we got loose was 10 Cloverfield Lane, a movie I knew nothing about. Turns… Read More

It Follows

I know I’m a little late coming to this party but I don’t see many horror movies in the theater because no one I know will go with me and there’s something supremely creepy about a grown man… Read More

Krampus

The Horror-Comedy-Christmas film is a very narrow sub-genre for good reason: It’s always a losing proposition. Horror-Comedy films are something of a misnomer anyway. In fact, they’re just comedies with the trappings of horror to drive the action…. Read More

Hysterical

One of the things I really miss about the old 1930s horror films is┬áthat one scene were someone completely loses their shit on screen. I’m talking about the scene in The Mummy where a shadow falls over the… Read More

Return of the Living Dead

After mentioning this 1980’s classic in a previous post, I realized I had never sat through the entire thing so I decided to Netflix it and chill with it. After all, how bad could it be? It’s got… Read More