Rob Zombie’s “The Munsters” – Actually, Not That Bad (Review)

Following a teaser that harkened back to the original series’ opening, and a trailer that left audiences incredibly concerned, Rob Zombie’s adaptation/prequel of The Munsters is finally out on physical media and streaming on Netflix.  And while the entire internet predicted it would be in the running for the worst movie ever made, the honest truth is it’s not that bad (albeit with a few … Continue reading Rob Zombie’s “The Munsters” – Actually, Not That Bad (Review)

“Carnival of Souls” 60 Years Later – A Masterpiece Ahead of Its Time

Made for a shoestring budget of $30,000 (about $300,000 in today’s money), Carnival of Souls was sadly not much of a box office success.  In fact, due to the same lack of copyright error that plagued Night of the Living Dead, Carnival of Souls was entered into public domain, and thus never made much money.  However, in the 60 years since its release, it’s gained … Continue reading “Carnival of Souls” 60 Years Later – A Masterpiece Ahead of Its Time

Amityville II: The Possession – 40 Years Later

There is perhaps no more famous or well-known “haunted” house in the US than one that sits on Ocean Ave in Long Island, New York.  Because of the bestselling novel and long-lasting horror franchise, the town of Amityville will always be synonymous with the alleged haunting. And while The Amityville Horror sensationalized an alleged haunting (that many argue was an outright hoax), there was a … Continue reading Amityville II: The Possession – 40 Years Later

“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

25 Fun Facts About “Wishmaster”

Because of Disney movies like Aladdin and sitcoms like I Dream of Jeannie, our perception of genies is that of a fun, lovable being capable of befriending humans and granting them wishes.  However, the original mythos from which genies derive is far more dark and disturbing.  1997’s Wishmaster tapped into that, in a largely overlooked horror/fantasy that’s not half bad upon rewatch 25 years later.  … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Wishmaster”

Everything Coming to Shudder October 2022

Shudder is the place to be this October!  Between another Last Drive In special, new original movies, the return of the Boulet Brothers, and awesome collections, they have our sick and twisted horror needs covered for this Halloween season! Series and Specials New Episodes on Wednesdays – 101 Scariest Horror Movie Moments of All Time An awesome countdown of 101 terrifying moments from our favorite … Continue reading Everything Coming to Shudder October 2022

“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)