“Halloween Ends” – A Creatively Bold, Incredibly Divisive Finale (Spoiler Free Review)

44 years, 13 films, 1 iconic killer, and 1 iconic final girl, all of which have led to 2022’s Halloween Ends.  It promises to be a true finale to this mammoth horror franchise (we’ll see how long that lasts), and because of that there is honestly no way possible that such a finale with so much riding on it could possibly please everyone.  The final … Continue reading “Halloween Ends” – A Creatively Bold, Incredibly Divisive Finale (Spoiler Free Review)

Chucky: “The Sinners Are Much More Fun” Review

Another week, another episode of SyFy/USA’s Chucky.  While the season premiere felt like an epilogue to last season while also transitioning to the new setting, this second episode really set the tone of what we’re in for this season.  In a way, it almost feels like a different series now, and that’s very much a compliment! The Way of the Lord Following the end of … Continue reading Chucky: “The Sinners Are Much More Fun” Review

“Terrifier 2”: A Gleefully Gruesome and Gory Sequel (Spoiler Free Review)

Ever since Stephen King’s “It”, clowns have been a staple of creepy horror villains, but none are quite as unsettling (or at times hilarious) as Art. First debuting in a short film, which was later edited into the original Terrifier anthology film, Art has had quite the cinematic journey.  Terrifier 2 remains his largest scale, and most ambitious endeavor yet.  And for those who love … Continue reading “Terrifier 2”: A Gleefully Gruesome and Gory Sequel (Spoiler Free Review)

“Sissy” – Movie Review

We all have a desire to feel loved, accepted, and wanted.  We often find these needs met via family and romantic partners, but friendships play an important role in it as well, particularly as children.  Making friends is a quintessential component of childhood social development.  So losing that and feeling excluded can drive people down dark paths.  Shudder’s latest original film Sissy takes this idea … Continue reading “Sissy” – Movie Review

“Jeepers Creepers: Reborn” – Movie Review

Between production delays due to a global pandemic, and having to publicize that it had nothing to do with the previous creator, Jeepers Creepers: Reborn has had a rough road several years in the making.  Unfortunately for the final film, the result leaves a lot to be desired.  Jeepers Creepers: Reborn has a few things going for it, but it has a lot going against … Continue reading “Jeepers Creepers: Reborn” – Movie Review

“Pearl” – Equal Parts Heartfelt and Brutal (Spoiler Free Review)

We were first introduced to Pearl earlier this year as the elderly woman full of regret who took her rage out on young people she resented for living the life she always wanted.  Ti West’s unexpected prequel gives us a fascinating, poignant, and at times humorous look into what made her the iconic horror villain she is. Lizzie Borden as a Disney Princess Opening in … Continue reading “Pearl” – Equal Parts Heartfelt and Brutal (Spoiler Free Review)

20 Fun Facts About “Halloween: Resurrection”

Lamented by many as the worst of the Halloween series, Halloween: Resurrection is definitely a bizarre film.  Many take issue with how it handled Laurie Strode, with many others taking issue with how goofy and ridiculous it gets. But to be honest, it’s fascinating that the movie exists at all the way that it does.  So in honor of its 20th anniversary today, here are … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Halloween: Resurrection”

“Uncle Sam”: The End of a Slasher Era

When it comes to 4th of July themed horror movies, you have classics like Jaws, Return of the Living Dead, and I Know What You Did Last Summer.  And while they’re all excellent choices, the 4th of July is really just a backdrop or background setting.  None of them are really about the holiday.  Even something like Independence Day (which is technically sci-fi, not horror, … Continue reading “Uncle Sam”: The End of a Slasher Era

15 Brutal Facts About “Hostel II”

Along with Saw, Hostel remains the go to example for what now refer to a the “torture porn” era of the 2000s.  In many ways, Hostel’s literal torture scenes are the epitome of how gruesome these movies can get.  And while it’s remembered infamously, for many the second movie was superior in every way. It has more interesting characters, it expands on the lore, and … Continue reading 15 Brutal Facts About “Hostel II”

Neve Campbell Confirms She is NOT Returning for “Scream 6”

Well Scream 6 just got a whole lot less interesting.  Following the massive success that was Scream (2022), it was no surprise that Paramount couldn’t resist continuing a series that openly mocked requels and the countless new sequels that they spawn… After an official statement from the actress herself, Neve Campbell confirmed that she would not be reprising the role of Sidney Prescott: “Sadly I … Continue reading Neve Campbell Confirms She is NOT Returning for “Scream 6”