“Son” – Movie Review

Even years after escaping, former cult members can often feel a lingering trauma that never really leaves them.  Shudder’s latest original horror/drama Son, explores this idea, along with the moral imperative of how far a person might go to protect their child.  All with a sinister twist of course! Mysterious Past Opening with its protagonist Laura (Andi Matichak), we see a woman very dirty and … Continue reading “Son” – Movie Review

“Anything for Jackson” – Movie Review

How far would you go to bring back a loved one?  Shudder’s latest original film Anything for Jackson begs this very question.  Along with a dry wit, and an incredibly dark descent into demonology, it brings the scares, and gives its audience something to think about. The Depths of Desperation Following the tragic death of their grandson Audrey (Sheila McCarthy) and Henry (Julian Richings) abduct … Continue reading “Anything for Jackson” – Movie Review

“1BR” – Movie Review

For many people, our home is our sanctuary (especially during these current times), and the search for one can be a drastic undertaking, particularly in a new city. Picking up everything you own and moving thousands of miles from your friends and family to pursue your dreams is scary enough. David Marmor’s brilliant thriller 1BR takes this idea and does what horror films do best, … Continue reading “1BR” – Movie Review

The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”

For nine seasons, American Horror Story has been telling a variety of horror stories in a myriad of different subgenres.  While each year gave the series a chance to do something new with its recurring cast of actors, it was also quietly weaving an interconnected tapestry that would rival the Marvel Cinematic Universe. We’ve seen major crossover events, such as the entire season of Apocalypse, … Continue reading The Multiple Universes of “American Horror Story”

Castle Rock: “Dirty” Review

Proving once again to be far superior to its first season, Castle Rock season 2 gave us a strong episode, further building its supernatural threat and putting things in motion for what will most likely be a tense finale! Spoilers Ahead: You’ve Been Warned!!! Hitting the Fan Following the events of last episode, the “Cult of Amity” has completely taken over the town.  Believing that … Continue reading Castle Rock: “Dirty” Review

Ranking Every Season of “American Horror Story” (Including “1984”)

They say you can tell a lot about a person based on which season of American Horror Story is their favorite.  And while there may be some truth to that, we can all agree the series has had some high points, as well as some lows over the past nine years. So we thought it would be fun to take a look back at the … Continue reading Ranking Every Season of “American Horror Story” (Including “1984”)

“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)