The Amityville Legacy

Despite being debunked left and right, it remains the most famous haunted house in America! When it comes to haunted houses, particularly those based on “true” stories, there are none more famous than that house on Ocean Ave in Amityville, NY.  Even now, 40 years after the original film has come out, this house still fascinates many horror fans, and has even been the subject … Continue reading The Amityville Legacy

“DeadTectives” – Movie Review

2018, Directed by Tony West, Bad Idea/Shudder, 92 minutes Who else is tired of every single channel having its own paranormal reality show?!  When Ghost Hunters first debuted back in 2004, it was something of a novelty.  But in the age of amateur digital filmmaking and viral internet videos, we’ve seen far too many self-righteous/self-proclaimed “paranormal experts” attempt to show us proof of supernatural activity, … Continue reading “DeadTectives” – Movie Review

“Crawl”: The Perfect Hurricane Horror Movie!

After giving the world such horror classics as High Tension, the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes, and Piranha 3D, director Alexandre Aja returned with another ultra-violent horror/thriller with Crawl.  His earlier films were famous for being incredibly visceral, and in some ways Crawl keeps this tradition.  It has its moments, but ultimately, it fails to live up to Aja’s previously filmography. B-Movie Monster … Continue reading “Crawl”: The Perfect Hurricane Horror Movie!

“Stranger Things 3” – Simultaneously the Best and Worst Season of the Series

(Minor Spoilers Here, Major Spoilers at the End) After nearly two years of waiting, Netflix finally gifted the world with the long anticipated third season of Stranger Things.   Coming off from a brilliant first season, and an okay second, this next chapter had a great deal to live up to, and to carve out for the future of the series.  And to some degree, Season … Continue reading “Stranger Things 3” – Simultaneously the Best and Worst Season of the Series

“Midsommar” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

2019, R, Written and Directed by Ari Aster, A24, 140 minutes After making waves and disturbing audiences with Hereditary last year, writer/director Ari Aster followed it up with what he describes as “Wizard of Oz for perverts”.  However, after watching Midsommar, a better description might be “a spiritual remake of The Wicker Man”, and far better than that abysmal Nicholas Cage remake at that!  So … Continue reading “Midsommar” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

How to Make Stranger Things Great Again

The summer of 2016 was certainly a strange and turbulent time.  Between political divides, Pokémon Go, and a wave of creepy clown sightings, the world felt like it just might be coming to an end.  But among all this chaos, there was one thing that seemed to unite people, and that was the awesomeness that was Stranger Things! It perfectly tapped into 80’s nostalgia, while … Continue reading How to Make Stranger Things Great Again