5 Reasons “Full Moon High” is the Best Werewolf Parody

There are plenty of great werewolf films out there to watch, enjoy and be scared by. But when it comes to comedic parodies of the werewolf mythos, none can hold a fang to the over-the-top 1981 horror-comedy gem Full Moon High. Written, directed and produced by Larry Cohen (The Stuff, Q: The Winged Serpent), Full Moon High is the perfect blend of horror and humor … Continue reading 5 Reasons “Full Moon High” is the Best Werewolf Parody

25 Fun Facts About “Anaconda”

The 90s were something of a renaissance for big budget creature features and disaster movies.  When it comes to the former, few are as iconic as 1997’s Anaconda.  It wasn’t exactly an Oscar movie, but it’s certainly gained a cult following over the years of fans who appreciate how campy it is.  So in honor of its 25th anniversary, we thought it would be fun … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Anaconda”

40 Fun Facts About “Cat People” (1982)

Werewolf lore has long been at the heart of horror media.  But canines aren’t the only animals that there are folk tales about people transforming into.  Cat People remains a chilling noir-esque horror film from 1942, and its 1982 remake remains just as iconic, albeit in a completely different way. So in honor of that latter film’s 40th anniversary, we thought it would be fitting … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About “Cat People” (1982)

The Cursed – Movie Review

Our sins always have a way of catching up to us.  At least that’s the way most major religions describe the universe.  Whether it be the will of a deity, karma, or some other supernatural force, many cultures have some idea or believe in some form of cosmic justice. Writer/Director Sean Ellis may be more known for indie dramas, but his first foray into horror … Continue reading The Cursed – Movie Review

Universal Unveils Full Trailer for “Jurassic World: Dominion”

Famously one of the first big blockbusters to shoot during the initial wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in summer 2020, Jurassic World: Dominion has just graced audiences with a full trailer, and by the looks of it, we’re honestly in for something we’ve never seen before! Brave New World The iconic ending of 2018’s Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom saw the dinosaurs released into the wild … Continue reading Universal Unveils Full Trailer for “Jurassic World: Dominion”

“Slapface” – Movie Review

Grief can often overwhelm a person to the point that processing one’s feelings is akin to contending with a literal monster.  At least that’s the exploration of Shudder’s latest original movie Slapface.  Blending elements of family drama, coming of age themes, and monster horror, Slapface seeks to a face to grief itself, and that face is a grotesque one. Keeping the Family Together Following the … Continue reading “Slapface” – Movie Review

Creepshow: “Time Out/The Things in Oakwood’s Past” Review

Over on Shudder, their 61 Days of Halloween celebration keeps on going with another episode of Season 3 of Creepshow! This latest episode featured a poignant cautionary tale, and another animated special that goes full Lovecraftian! Time Out Directed by Jeffrey F. January, Written by Barrington Smith & Paul Seetachitt Time itself is precious, and at many points in our lives, we find ourselves wishing … Continue reading Creepshow: “Time Out/The Things in Oakwood’s Past” Review

20 Fun Facts About “Dagon”

We sadly lost Stuart Gordon in 2020, but his legacy includes a myriad of H.P. Lovecraft adaptations, including Re-Animator, From Beyond, and Castle Freak.  However when it comes to his Lovecraft adaptations, one that often gets overlooked is 2001’s Dagon. It’s a creepy and surreal tale (pun intended) that never quite got the recognition it deserves among mainstream horror fans.  So in honor of its … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Dagon”

Creepshow: “The Last Tsuburaya/Ok I’ll Bite” Review

Over on Shudder, their 61 Days of Halloween celebration keeps on going with another episode of Season 3 of Creepshow! This latest episode featured two great stories that both had people getting their comeuppance as well as some amazing practical makeup effects! The Last Tsuburaya Directed by Jeffrey F. January, Written by Paul Dini & Stephen Langford A famous Japanese artist who died 100 years … Continue reading Creepshow: “The Last Tsuburaya/Ok I’ll Bite” Review

“The Howling” vs. “An American Werewolf in London”

It’s not very common that two classics featuring the same type of monster get released within mere months of each other.  But that was very much the case in 1981 when both Joe Dante’s The Howling and John Landis’ An American Werewolf in London both hit cinemas. Both films have certainly lived on to become well-loved classics, and while they are completely different in story, … Continue reading “The Howling” vs. “An American Werewolf in London”