Killer Corn, Corn Drugs, and the Goth Kid Your Mother Warned You About: Is Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992) Worth It?

This is part of the Horrorathon for the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO).  Even the poster contains so many unanswered questions From IMDb: A journalist and his son travel to Nebraska to investigate the mysterious town of Gatlin where, unbeknownst to them, a murderous cult of children are still waiting in the corn fields. The … Continue reading Killer Corn, Corn Drugs, and the Goth Kid Your Mother Warned You About: Is Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992) Worth It?

Why You Should Watch: The Strangers

From IMDb: A young couple staying in an isolated vacation home are terrorized by three unknown assailants. No horror movie I have seen as an adult has scared me as much as The Strangers. I took a look at the trailer, and I think it actually does the film some justice if you want an … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: The Strangers

6 Best Scenes in Otherwise Terrible Horror Films +1 Bonus Scene

Occasionally even a bad horror film strikes gold with one incredibly effective scene. Here are six movies you shouldn't feel bad about skipping - just watch the highlights reel instead. Plus a bonus scene from an otherwise good movie that is so fantastic it overshadows the rest of the film. 6. "Garbage Day!" - Silent … Continue reading 6 Best Scenes in Otherwise Terrible Horror Films +1 Bonus Scene

The Surprising Truth About Women in Horror Films

I've had a mission so to speak to watch more classic films. The kind that actually upset people when they learn I have not seen them (e.g. "You HAVEN'T SEEN THE GODFATHER?!). Being someone who tends to love horror films (hence the blog) I've been really disgusted with how most highly-regarded films depict women. Adrian … Continue reading The Surprising Truth About Women in Horror Films

The Greatest Final Girl of All Time: The Everyday Inspiration of Nancy Thompson

Horror films are a strange genre for a lot of reasons, but one reason in particular is the focus on (and reverence for) antagonists over protagonists. Many slasher franchises are known for their villains, who are often the only characters to consistently appear in every movie. Even I would say Jason is the main character … Continue reading The Greatest Final Girl of All Time: The Everyday Inspiration of Nancy Thompson

Why You Should Watch: The Shining

From IMDb: A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from both past and future. Here I was trying deliberately not to chose a film that was too on the nose about the Coronavirus pandemic. Then, as … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: The Shining