Ranking Every Scott Derrickson Movie (including The Black Phone)

When it comes to modern day masters of horror, Scott Derrickson is a name that often gets overlooked among others like James Wan, Jordan Peele, or Ari Aster.  But his incredibly solid body of horror work goes back two decades, and his most recent release, The Black Phone is further evidence of the genius of his craft.  So we wanted to give Derrickson his due, … Continue reading Ranking Every Scott Derrickson Movie (including The Black Phone)

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” – Spoiler Free Review

Following multiversal incidents in Spider-Man: No Way Home, What If?, and Loki, as well as horror fans being promised the first “official” MCU horror film; Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness remained one of the most anticipated Marvel Studios films since Avengers: Endgame. And that anticipation only grew with the inclusion of Scarlet Witch (fresh off WandaVision) and Sam Raimi back in the director’s … Continue reading “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” – Spoiler Free Review

Scott Derrickson and the Art of Blending Horror with Other Genres

Few directors have had the consistently strong track record of Scott Derrickson, particularly in such a short period of time. Getting his start with 2000’s Hellraiser: Inferno (one of the better direct to video sequels of that franchise), he hit it big with the trifecta that was The Exorcism and Emily Rose, Sinister, and Deliver Us from Evil, one after another (with a remake of … Continue reading Scott Derrickson and the Art of Blending Horror with Other Genres

The Pros and Cons of Sam Raimi’s “Doctor Strange” Sequel

Just when we thought that Marvel was done with any behind the scenes drama involving the hiring/firing/resigning of their directors, Phase 4 had a wrench thrown into the gears when director Scott Derrickson stepped down from directing the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Citing creative differences, many fans read between the lines and alleged that Derrickson wanted to go out all with … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Sam Raimi’s “Doctor Strange” Sequel