Rob Zombie’s “Munsters” vs. Tim Burton’s “Wednesday”

This Fall saw the return of two incredibly popular gothic families to the small screen.  Both were the basis of sitcoms from the 1960’s, both were Halloween icons, both were being adapted by very iconic/divisive directors whose reputations among fans aren’t what they used to be, both were shot in Eastern Europe, and finally both were being released directly to Netflix in September and November … Continue reading Rob Zombie’s “Munsters” vs. Tim Burton’s “Wednesday”

“Glass Onion” – Hilariously Thrilling and Oddly Relevant (Spoiler Free Review)

After dazzling audiences with 2019’s Knives Out, Rian Johnson is back again with another murder mystery starring his Foghorn Leghorn-sounding detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig).  But of course it wouldn’t be Rian Johnson if he didn’t try to completely subvert expectations.  As a result Glass Onion is an entirely different setting, style, and type of mystery than its predecessor.  But the results are equally thrilling … Continue reading “Glass Onion” – Hilariously Thrilling and Oddly Relevant (Spoiler Free Review)

25 Fun Facts About “Alien Resurrection”

The Alien franchise is one that has seen incredibly high highs (like Alien and Aliens), and incredibly low lows (like AVP: Requiem and Alien Covenant).  But one entry that’s often caught somewhere in the middle of being praised and hated is 1997’s Alien Resurrection. While most fans agree that Alien 3 and Resurrection weren’t on par with the first two, these movies have many defenders … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Alien Resurrection”

Chucky: “Chucky Actually” Review

Following an incredibly eventful and climactic exorcism and crossover of every character important to the franchise, no one knew how or where the season finale of Chucky would then take the story.  If last week’s episode was the climax, this was very much the epilogue to the season, which tied up loose ends, but also set things up for what comes next… Christmas Surprises Much … Continue reading Chucky: “Chucky Actually” Review

40 Fun Facts About “The House on Sorority Row”

Following the success of Halloween, the slasher subgenre saw a massive boom in the late 1970s/early 1980s.  Every holiday was getting its own slasher, as were summer camps, of course college campuses.  The entire slasher model was based around a killer killing off young people, so colleges seemed like the perfect place to set them. One such result was 1982’s House of Sorority Row.  A … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About “The House on Sorority Row”

“The Menu” – Equals Parts Brutal Horror and Dark Comedy (Spoiler Free Review)

To some food is nothing more than the fuel we use to keep going.  To others, it is a precious art form that gives life itself.  Whether you consider yourself a foodie, food snob, or someone who doesn’t think much about food at all, The Menu is a film that probably has a character like you.  Using an incredibly dark and sarcastic sense of humor, … Continue reading “The Menu” – Equals Parts Brutal Horror and Dark Comedy (Spoiler Free Review)

Chucky: “Goin’ to the Chapel” Review

Last week’s episode left us all in shock with an emotional gut punch of a cliffhanger.  Nadine was a character that we didn’t know for very long, but there was a real humanity she added and Bella Higginbotham had an amazing ability to really stand out in a cast filled with very interesting and eccentric characters. As we mourn the loss of her character, this … Continue reading Chucky: “Goin’ to the Chapel” Review

Chucky: “He is Risen Indeed” Review

Last week’s episode “Doll on Doll” left us wondering if “Nice Chucky” was genuine, had Tiffany wondering about her mental state, and had Glen wondering about their past.  It also gave us a pretty massive revelation in the form of a cliffhanger, which this episode “He Is Risen Indeed” picks up and just runs with it! Shocking Revelations While episode cliffhangers have revealed that Andy … Continue reading Chucky: “He is Risen Indeed” Review

Why Chucky Remains the “Purest” Horror Franchise

If there’s one thing we can say about horror franchises and the killers that occupy them is that they have a tendency to go on and on.  This year alone we’ve had movies released featuring Leatherface, Ghostface, and Michael Myers, both of which have had their franchises running strong since the 1970s.  And with a “Crystal Lake” prequel on the horizon over on Peacock, it … Continue reading Why Chucky Remains the “Purest” Horror Franchise

Top 10 Horror Movie Final Girls

When it comes to slasher films, the villains almost always become the iconic sigil of their respective franchises.  After all, they’re usually the ones returning sequel after sequel.  But in doing so, it’s easy to forget about the protagonists themselves, many of whom occupy the horror title of “final girl”. They’re (usually) the young women who manage to defeat the killer in the end, after … Continue reading Top 10 Horror Movie Final Girls