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horror elements

Preparing for The Predator

I am cautiously optimistic about The Predator movie, in spite of the by-the-numbers trailer.

A Quiet Place is Not a Thinking Man’s Horror Film

If you haven’t seenĀ A Quiet Place, you might not want to read this article. I’m about to spoil the movie. There really isn’t another way for me to effectively talk about this film. You see, on the surface, it’s an… Continue Reading →

Let’s Be Honest: Evil Dead the Series Wasn’t the Version of Ash We Wanted to See

I am a huge Bruce Campbell fan. He has that whole antihero swagger down to a tee. I’ll watch ol’ Bruce in almost anything. So, yes, I watched Ash vs. Evil Dead and I enjoyed the show. However, I was… Continue Reading →

Bong of the Living Dead: Art and Beauty in Stoner Horror

The great thing about a movie is that it isn’t just a single art form on display, but a combination of dozens, even hundreds of different schools and disciplines brought to life on screen. From the moment a screenwriter gives… Continue Reading →

Truth or Dare is Generic Horror

It’s fairly rare that I give a film one star. Normally, I save such ratings for films that are gimmicky, low-budget indie films. The writing has to be so far off that watching the film is torture. While Truth or… Continue Reading →

Enjoying the Silence of A Quiet Place

I’ve never heard a movie theater so tense and quiet. A hush was over the rest of the audience, as if the slightest sound could doom the characters on screen. Then something would happen, the tension would break, everyone in… Continue Reading →

Day of the Dead: Bloodline — Some Films Are Better Off Dead

Day of the Dead has never been my favorite Romero Zombie film by any stretch of the imagination, but I still consider it an integral part of the franchise and a good film. There were some original concepts and characters… Continue Reading →

Survival Horror Gets an Old-School Treatment in The Terror

Part historical thriller, part survival horror (akin to The Walking Dead), The Terror is loosely based on a true story… but it feels more like John Carpenter’s The Thing.

Just in Time for Spring: Night of the Lepus Hops Onto Blu-Ray

I love B-monster movies. Anyone who’s read more than two words of mine knows that the cheesier a flick is, the more likely I am to fall in love with it. I grew up watching old black-and-white creature features and… Continue Reading →

Season 2 of Santa Clarita Diet Has Bite

The Santa Clarita Diet may have invented a new genre of entertainment: the zom-com. Its an entertaining mix of a family sitcom, romantic comedy, slapstick horror and gory uh… weirdness. It’s probably not a TV show that everyone can easily… Continue Reading →

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