“How to Be a Serial Killer” – An Underrated Satire Gem

With the advent of found footage, fake documentaries have been an established staple of the horror genre.  Going all the way back to 1980’s Cannibal Holocaust, we have horror films that purport to be “real” pieces of documentary filmmaking.  However, you typically don’t find many mockumentaries in the horror genre. While technically anything found footage could be considered mockumentary, the term is most commonly associated … Continue reading “How to Be a Serial Killer” – An Underrated Satire Gem

20 Fun Facts About “Bubba Ho-Tep”

There’s a charm and joy to B-movie horror that you don’t quite get with other genres.  It’s low budget, it’s campy, but it’s all done intentionally so and you can really tell that the people making it had a blast doing so. One movie that perfectly encapsulates all it means to be a B-movie is 2002’s Bubba Ho-Tep.  Written and Directed by Don Coscarelli (Phantasm), … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “Bubba Ho-Tep”

5 Reasons “Full Moon High” is the Best Werewolf Parody

There are plenty of great werewolf films out there to watch, enjoy and be scared by. But when it comes to comedic parodies of the werewolf mythos, none can hold a fang to the over-the-top 1981 horror-comedy gem Full Moon High. Written, directed and produced by Larry Cohen (The Stuff, Q: The Winged Serpent), Full Moon High is the perfect blend of horror and humor … Continue reading 5 Reasons “Full Moon High” is the Best Werewolf Parody

“Fresh” – Movie Review

For anyone who’s delved into the modern online dating scene, they can attest to the horrors it can bring (along with hilarity from time to time).  It begs the question if meeting someone in person and doing things the “old fashioned way” truly was better.  Hulu’s latest original horror movie Fresh takes this idea and runs with it into incredibly dark territory! Too Good to … Continue reading “Fresh” – Movie Review

25 Fun Facts About “The Frighteners”

Long before he was forever synonymous with Middle Earth and big budget fantasy, Peter Jackson (much like Sam Raimi) had a reputation for campy but fun horror. With films like Bad Taste and Meet the Feebles, Jackson was a leading voice in indie horror.  So a few years before he went all in with Tolkien, he co-wrote and directed one last horror comedy, that many … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “The Frighteners”

“Vicious Fun” – Movie Review

Horror seems to be in constant conflict with critics, who never give the genre the respect that it deserves.  Shudder’s latest original horror/comedy, Vicious Fun takes this concept and runs with it absurdly hilarious territory! Serial Killer Support Group We’re first introduced to Joel (Evan Marsh), the self-important founder of a horror magazine called “Vicious Fanatics” (which he’s told to change to “Vicious Fun” because … Continue reading “Vicious Fun” – Movie Review

Creepshow Holiday Special – Review

The spirit of Creepmas is alive and well over at Shudder.  While Season 2 has been delayed, horror fans were graced with an animated special in October, and now for December, our gift is the Creepshow Holiday Special! The 45 minute long single story is based on a J.A. Konrath short story, and written and directed by showrunner Greg Nicotero.  It’s a bizarrely fun Christmas … Continue reading Creepshow Holiday Special – Review

25 Fun Facts About “Vampire in Brooklyn”

The 90’s sure were a strange time.  After finishing up his involvement with the Nightmare on Elm Street series, but before Scream, Wes Craven directed a romantic vampire comedy starring a post-Beverly Hills Cop, pre-Shrek Eddie Murphy. Yes, that really happened, and the result is a very bizarre film, that’s quite fun if you’re in the right mood for it.  So in honor of its … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Vampire in Brooklyn”

How “Hubie Halloween” Became the Perfect Comfort Food Movie of 2020

If you haven’t been able to scroll through social media in the last week without seeing some sort of post about Hubie Halloween, you’re not alone.  Adam Sandler’s latest “Netflix Blockbuster” was just released on their platform on October 7th, and it’s quickly making its rounds. While Netflix doesn’t typically release their ratings information, just from the social media trends alone, it’s quite clear that … Continue reading How “Hubie Halloween” Became the Perfect Comfort Food Movie of 2020

“The Babysitter: Killer Queen” – Movie Review

2017’s The Babysitter took the world by storm, and remains one of the most popular sleeper hits of Netflix Originals.  It was clever, comedic, meta, and didn’t fail to deliver in the gore department. So a sequel was inevitable and three years later, fans finally got one.  Does Killer Queen live up to its original source film, or does it deserve to be sacrificed to … Continue reading “The Babysitter: Killer Queen” – Movie Review