30 Fun Facts About “Candyman”

When it comes to horror villains, there are few that have the elegance, grace, or tragedy as Candyman.  Much like the character himself, the film has always had a haunting and hypnotic quality to it.  While Candyman is often grouped together with slasher villains like Freddy Krueger or Jason Vorhees, he’s honestly much closer to that of Dracula and Frankentstein’s monster in terms of tone … Continue reading 30 Fun Facts About “Candyman”

“Tales from the Hood 3” – Movie Review

Taking a much shorter hiatus between sequels this time, Tales from the Hood 3 continues the tradition of weaving an anthology of horror tales that play out like morality fables inspired by real world social issues, particularly those prominent in the black community. The original sadly didn’t do well back in 1995, but has since become a cult classic (you can check out our piece … Continue reading “Tales from the Hood 3” – Movie Review

Lovecraft Country: “Whitey’s on the Moon” Review

Week 2 of Lovecraft Country wasted no time delving deep into the mythical and supernatural. However, beneath this façade of elegance and opulence, lies something far more sinister! Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned Sons of Sons After Tic, George, and Leti were save from the monsters by a mysterious whistle, they find themselves in an archaic mansion that’s just as creepy as it is … Continue reading Lovecraft Country: “Whitey’s on the Moon” Review

Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” Review

As many of us horror fans enjoy films like The Re-Animator, From Beyond, Castle Freak, Dagon, and Color Out of Space, it’s hard to wrestle with the fact that the author who originated those stories held views that were so atrocious, even extreme for his own day. H.P. Lovecraft’s virulent racism has long been an uncomfortable subject for those who enjoy his work. HBO’s new … Continue reading Lovecraft Country: “Sundown” Review

25 Fun Facts About “Tales from the Hood”

Horror films have always been a great avenue to explore social, political, and even racial controversies throughout history. Jordan Peele’s Get Out managed to scare audiences, while also gaining the attention of the Academy for what his film was trying to say. But, when it comes to horror films dealing with racial issues, there are none that capture the idea quite like 1995’s Tales from … Continue reading 25 Fun Facts About “Tales from the Hood”