“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)

“Speak No Evil” – Movie Review

Is there anything more awkward or uncomfortable than staying with strangers and realizing just how strange they are?  Shudder’s latest original film Speak No Evil taps into that fear and takes it to a genuinely disturbing place.  A co-production of Denmark and the Netherlands, Speak No Evil slow burns its way to a grisly final act. Vacation From Hell All begins great as Danish couple … Continue reading “Speak No Evil” – Movie Review

Ti West Completes His “X”/”Pearl” Trilogy with “MaXXXine” – Coming Soon

For those who thought that all we were getting was Pearl, stand delightfully corrected!  Ti West had previously hinted that there would also be a sequel to his hit slasher X from earlier this year, and now those rumors are confirmed with A24’s teaser for MaXXXine! Set in Los Angeles in 1985, the sequel will seemingly pick up 6 years after the traumatic events that … Continue reading Ti West Completes His “X”/”Pearl” Trilogy with “MaXXXine” – Coming Soon

“Barbarian”: A Bizarrely Entertaining Wild Ride!!! (Spoiler Free Review)

In the digital age, we don’t think twice about getting into strangers’ cars via Uber or staying in strangers’ houses via sites like Airbnb.  However, the horror genre is there to give us all the adequate fright we need to remind us of just how insane these phenomena truly are.  Zach Cregger’s Barbarian takes us on an incredibly wild ride of subverting expectations, ridiculous laughs, … Continue reading “Barbarian”: A Bizarrely Entertaining Wild Ride!!! (Spoiler Free Review)

American Horror Stories: “Aura” Review

Who else shudders every time someone knocks on their door at night?  This day and age, doorbell cameras are all the rage because in the digital/texting world we live in, it’s rare that people just “pop over” anymore.  The latest episode of American Horror Stories, “Aura” taps into that fear, but with a fascinating spin on it. Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!!! Home Security … Continue reading American Horror Stories: “Aura” Review

“Get Out” vs. “Us” vs. “Nope”

After making a name for himself in both sketch comedy and horror/thriller movies, Jordan Peele seems to be on top of the world.  He achieved the amazingly rare feat of writing/directing a horror film that was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars (and even won Best Original Screenplay). So with the release of his latest film Nope, it inevitably garnishes comparisons to his previous … Continue reading “Get Out” vs. “Us” vs. “Nope”

“Nope” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

Following the massive critical and commercial success of Get Out and Us, Jordan Peele has demonstrated his horror chops, along with his ability to make us laugh and scream in terror simultaneously.  In addition to delivering on laughs and scares, Peele’s movie always had a fascinating social commentary infused that allowed for greater discussion. And it’s in all that that Nope definitely feels different than … Continue reading “Nope” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

American Horror Stories: “Dollhouse” Review

After a lukewarm received first season, the American Horror Story spinoff series, American Horror Stories (emphasis on the plural) is back with a second season.  And its premiere episode “Dollhouse” is a refreshing step up from pretty much everything we got last year.  Let’s dig into why that is. Spoilers Ahead: You’ve Been Warned Twisted Game A young woman named Coby (Kristine Froseth) goes for … Continue reading American Horror Stories: “Dollhouse” Review

Rob Zombie’s “Munsters” is Getting a Bluray/DVD Release Sept. 27

Fans of physical media rejoice!  Rob Zombie’s The Munsters will be releasing on Bluray/DVD/Digital on Tuesday September 27, 2022.  And for fans of bonus content, they’ve already announced an hour long behind the scenes documentary, along with a feature commentary from Rob Zombie himself. It was reported earlier this week that the movie would be releasing to Netflix as well, however it’s unclear at this … Continue reading Rob Zombie’s “Munsters” is Getting a Bluray/DVD Release Sept. 27

Patrick Wilson Returning to Star in and Direct “Insidious 5” – Releasing July 2023

After years of rumors, it’s actually happening! It’s been 4 years since we traveled to The Further, and nearly a decade since we last heard from the Lambert family.  But Sony Pictures just announced that on July 7, 2023 all will be returning with the release of Insidious 5! Thus far we know that Patrick Wilson and Ty Simpkins will be returning as Josh and … Continue reading Patrick Wilson Returning to Star in and Direct “Insidious 5” – Releasing July 2023