Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives is truly when the franchise becomes what we know it to be today. It's shockingly ahead of its time, with meta commentary on the franchise and slasher tropes long before movies like New Nightmare and Scream would make meta a common slasher element. Here, we meet the first … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives

Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th Part II (1981)

From IMDb: Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Still on a summer blockbuster and Friday the 13th kick this week. I was going to write about one of my favorite Friday sequels Friday the 13th Part … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th Part II (1981)

Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th

From IMDb: A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which was the site of a child's drowning and a grisly double murder years before. Continuing with the horror "summer blockbusters", it's hard to not think of Friday the 13th when it comes … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Friday the 13th

5 Reasons Why You Should Watch: Final Destination 5 (2011)

From IMDb: Death returns to claim the lucky survivors of a deadly bridge collapse in this fifth frightening installment in the series. It's #VaxxGirlSummer and it feels like an appropriate time to give some love to some summer blockbuster (adjacent...) horror movies! Released in early August 2011 on the heels of the only truly terrible … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch: Final Destination 5 (2011)

Why You Should Watch: Insidious (2010)

Director James Wan and Writer Leigh Whannell team up for a clever, thrilling twist on the creepy kid horror movie in Insidious. From IMDb: A family looks to prevent evil spirits from trapping their comatose child in a realm called The Further. I can't believe I haven't done a "Why You Should Watch" on this … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Insidious (2010)

The Commentary Track on Resident Evil (2002) is Insane

[The producer talking about coloring the film]"We colored them separately. So for example in the flashbacks, we took each frame and took a lot of color out...""Okay can I just say who cares about that? You just saw my nipple. No one cares about the grading. All I can say is how committed am I … Continue reading The Commentary Track on Resident Evil (2002) is Insane

Why You Should Watch: New Year, New You (2018)

Sophia Takal's New Year, New You is a brilliant genre take on influencer culture, tension in friendships, and how far we should be when punishing people for past transgressions. From IMDb: A group of old friends gather for a girl's night on New Years Eve. But as they begin to rehash old memories, many of … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: New Year, New You (2018)

Why You Should Watch: Tales from the Hood (1995)

From IMDb: A funeral director tells four strange tales of horror with an African American focus to three drug dealers he traps in his place of business. This well-written and complex anthology is one of those movies you will like the more and more you think about it. I'm not usually a fan of horror … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Tales from the Hood (1995)

Why You Should Watch: The Invisible Man (2020)

From IMDb: When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, Cecilia works to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. To understand why I enjoyed this so much, I think it is … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: The Invisible Man (2020)