Tag horror tropes

Charlie Manx Finally Gets a Backstory in NOS4A2

Per Matt Sometimes, when you’re a soul-eating vampire, you’re bound to lose your way. Whenever you’re not kidnapping children and whisking them off to the magical Christmasland, a place which exists solely within the mind of Charlie Manx, you might… Continue Reading →

What Will Haunted Houses Look Like During the COVID Pandemic?

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of things that we take for granted, here in the USA, to change. Movie theaters have been closed for months. Hollywood is paused. Outdoor activities and gatherings have been cancelled. Even the simple… Continue Reading →

Season Finale Peels Back Skinwalker Ranch’s Secrets

Per Matt Animal mutilations. Strange sicknesses. Bizarre lights. Black helicopters. Random radiation spikes (and the subsequent burns). A secret chamber full of unknown bones and unidentified flying objects. The Secret to Skinwalker Ranch attempts to expose the truth behind it… Continue Reading →

City of Angels Brings Folklore, Conspiracies and Cults to Penny Dreadful

Per Matt As soon as a prophecy declares that “a time will come when race will devour race, when brother will kill brother, until not a soul is left” in the Penny Dreadful season premiere, “Santa Muerte,” I knew I… Continue Reading →

Rick and Morty Teach Story Structure

Per Matt Not quite the storytelling techniques of Save the Cat, but in addition to the bizarre misadventures of mad scientist Rick Sanchez, along with his willingly wishy-washy grandson, Mortimer “Morty” Smith Sr., the first new Rick and Morty episode… Continue Reading →

How Did You Respond to Zombieland: Double Tap?

Per Matt Public perception proves that sequels suck… but what if one happens to follow a cult-classic horror comedy? I say bring it on!

Creepy Children Spread Clive Barker’s Plague

Per Matt Fighting a relentless, faceless killer is one thing, but battling a herd of creepy children is even worse. Enter Clive Barker’s The Plague.

Netflix Hidden Horror Gems: Train To Busan

Foreign horror films have never really been something I look forward to. Don’t get me wrong: there are many great directors and actors from countries outside the U.S. who make quality films (including horror). It’s just when I watch films… Continue Reading →

Dracula is Next Up For Blumhouse’s Monsterverse

The Blumhouse Monsterverse is about to become a bloody mess.

Living Space or Nazi Undead? Either Way, It’s My Guilty Pleasure.

How do you like your horror films? If you think a Groundhog Day-type of storyline with a side of jump scares is your thing, then please allow me to introduce My Guilty Pleasure. Whether known as Nazi Undead or Living… Continue Reading →

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