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Netflix’s Veronica Makes Bold Statements, But Does It Deliver?

Welcome back to #HauntLife. This week, I am going to take a look at the film Veronica, which released on February 26th. Ever since its release, media outlets have hailed it as the scariest movie made, and it is one… Continue Reading →

Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies (aka Kudzu Zombies): It’s Amateur Night in Dixie

With a name like Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies (alternately Kudzu Zombies), I expected a cringe-worthy, ultra low-budget, B-movie romp. And that’s exactly what I got. Now, I’m a fan of independent film and B-movies alike, but I automatically… Continue Reading →

Reality is More Terrifying than Fiction in the Netflix Original, The Push

Truth is stranger than fiction and, often times, a whole lot more terrifying. Ask yourself one very simple question: Can you be convinced to kill a man?

Death Wish Forgets What Death Wish Actually Means

If I had one complaint about Death Wish… it would be that the film is nowhere near violent enough. It was painfully obvious that the film pandered and took the violence down a notch. That was surprising, considering the film… Continue Reading →

Horror Sweeps the Oscars!

As a fan of horror films, is it odd that I felt like a winner last night, too, as horror films cleaned up at the 2018 Oscars? Horror films are often overlooked when it comes to award shows and particularly… Continue Reading →

And the Award Goes to… Horror: The 2017 Rondo Awards!

I’ve spent three weeks — three freaking weeks — agonizing over how to write up an article about my picks for the best horror of 2017. With two films that would classically be considered as horror by the elite of… Continue Reading →

Ashy Slashey is a Daddy!

The main problem I have had with the new Ash vs. Evil Dead TV show is, it just doesn’t seem to quite match with the movie versions of the Ash character. Sure, Ash was always devil may care, but I… Continue Reading →

Heathers is Back and Forcing the Status Quo to “Lick it Up”

There is a decent chance the audience watching the new Heathers TV show on the Paramount Network has never seen the original black comedy. This makes it equally possible that they will absolutely not understand the point of Heathers and… Continue Reading →

The Shape of Controversy: Guillermo del Toro and Claims of Plagiarism

The Shape of Water has been a huge hit in so many regards. A beautifully articulated and portrayed story of bizarre, forbidden romance wrapped in the trappings of a creature feature, it’s no surprise that the film has received so… Continue Reading →

Have I Got a Story for You? The Amazing Nature of Anthologies.

I love a good short story. Whether it’s a one-off comic, a piece of flash fiction or an episode of an anthology series, I’m a sucker for short form. Growing up, I devoured anthologies — literary and cinematic — because… Continue Reading →

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