Corn, Linda Hamilton, and Death by 80s CGI: Revisiting Children of the Corn (1984)

This is part of the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO). From IMDb: A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believes that everyone over age 18 must be killed. Recap: The movie starts with establishing shots of fields of corn so I'm already … Continue reading Corn, Linda Hamilton, and Death by 80s CGI: Revisiting Children of the Corn (1984)

Is It Worth It? “Disciples of the Crow” (1983)

This is part of the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO). Is It Worth It? is where I talk about sequels a lot of people skip, and determine if they are worth a visit or better left in the bargain bin. Fair warning, there will be spoilers in my recap, so if you … Continue reading Is It Worth It? “Disciples of the Crow” (1983)

Horrorathon for Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

Youth leadership...reclaiming green spaces...corn...now what does that remind me of? Oh yeah it's the fact that there are 10* (!) Children of the Corn movies and we have no idea what happens in them besides children interacting with corn. Don't you want to know why there are so many of these movies as bad as … Continue reading Horrorathon for Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO)

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

Stonewall (2015) is a Horror Film But Not For the Reasons You Think

Happy Pride everyone! If you watch a queer horror movie this month, make it a good one like All Cheerleaders Die or Thelma. Sometimes you just want to laugh at a film you know is going to be bad. In that mood last week, my wife and I decided to hate watch Roland Emmerich's infamously … Continue reading Stonewall (2015) is a Horror Film But Not For the Reasons You Think

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)