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?
From IMDb: Alice, an ambitious camgirl, wakes up one day to discover she's been replaced on her show with an exact replica of herself. Non-Spoiler Thoughts: This seemed like one of the more promising horror films on Netflix, so I started with this on my journey to go through my Netflix watchlist. It is definitely … Continue reading Deep Dives: WTF is Going On in Cam?
With my state's Stay in Order getting extended till the end of May, it is getting increasingly difficult to not tailor these posts to things related to the COVID-19 quarantine. I figured it might be most helpful to spend some time exploring the best horror films available on each streaming service, and what better service … Continue reading Best Horror Films on Netflix
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
From IMDb: A young woman finds herself on the receiving end of a terrifying curse that threatens to take her life in 7 days. The thing is, I knew I was going to hate this movie. But I heard that it had a good scene or two, and thought the movie would be a candidate … Continue reading Hot Garbage Express: Rings (2017)
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
When I was a kid, I loved the Poltergeist films. So much so they were mentioned in my best friend's toast at my wedding. I wasn't a monster; even as a child the first movie was my favorite. But I remember watching the sequels as well, and when I saw the sequels were added to … Continue reading Revisiting Poltergeist II and Poltergeist III
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
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
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