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)

Revealer – Movie Review

What happens when you cross religious extremism, the 80s Satanic Panic, and an actual apocalyptic event?  The result is the latest Shudder Original film Revealer!  One part dark comedy, one part demonic horror, and one part heartfelt character study, Revealer uses its limited budget and scope to its advantages to create a truly personal and isolated approach to a global terrifying event. The End of … Continue reading Revealer – Movie Review

15 Fun Facts About “1408”

Ever since “The Shining”, Stephen King has been synonymous with haunted hotels.  And while that remains a classic of both literature and film, another iconic haunted hotel story of his was released and adapted many years later.  In the years since its release, 1408 has become iconic in its own right. It boasts great performances from John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson, and is an … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “1408”

“Stranger Things” Season 4 Volume 2 Trailer Promises Epic Showdown

After a three year hiatus, Stranger Things came back with a bang.  The first volume of Season 4 left both fans and critics amazed at the intensity, character moments, and shocking plot developments.  So with Volume 2 only 10 days away, Netflix just amped up the anticipation with a full trailer of the final two episodes, both of which will be as long feature length … Continue reading “Stranger Things” Season 4 Volume 2 Trailer Promises Epic Showdown

Everything Coming to Shudder July 2022

Summer is heating up over at Shudder with their July 2022 lineup!  Next month brings a season finale to a beloved series, along with new originals/exclusives, and a few more collections that will definitely pique the interest of any and all horror fans.  Here is the full lineup: Originals/Exclusives July 1 – The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs Season 4 Finale The Drive … Continue reading Everything Coming to Shudder July 2022

40 Fun Facts About “Poltergeist”

Released in 1982, Poltergeist remains the definitive haunted house film that dominated the subgenre for decades, and arguably still does today.  With the combined efforts of Tobe Hooper and Steven Spielberg (much more on that later), it brought haunted house cinema from creepy decrepit mansions built in the 1800s to modern day suburbia, in a way making it feel much more real. Its contribution to … Continue reading 40 Fun Facts About “Poltergeist”

“WNUF Halloween Sequel” Teaser Promises More Nostalgic Halloween Fun

Fans nostalgia and Halloween can rejoice!  Back in 2013, the world was treated to a fascinating experimental film titled WNUF Halloween Special.  Structured like a news broadcast that went terribly wrong due to supernatural activity, it featured vintage commercials and just oozed all things Halloween and 80’s nostalgia. The film itself mostly gained a cult following from online streaming audiences, most notably when it was … Continue reading “WNUF Halloween Sequel” Teaser Promises More Nostalgic Halloween Fun

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

“The Sadness” – Movie Review

For reasons that should be obvious to all, it’s been one hell of a time these last two years since March 2020.  Filled with high highs and incredibly low lows, the world will never truly be the same again.  In many ways, Shudder’s latest original film from Taiwan, The Sadness is the perfect anthem for the last two year.  It’s one part “zombie” movie, one … Continue reading “The Sadness” – Movie Review

“Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era

Between The Addams Family, The Munsters, and Dark Shadows, the 1960’s seemed to be a highpoint for lighthearted “horror” based TV shows.  While the first two were more sitcom-based, Dark Shadows took the soap opera approach and remained a popular TV show.  So when it was announced that Tim Burton was doing a movie adaptation, fans were both intrigued but apprehensive. Casting his familiar actors … Continue reading “Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era