Everything Coming to Shudder August 2022

Before summer symbolically ends with the beginning of September, Shudder has another awesome lineup to keep summer in full swing.  The horror streamer’s highlights for this August include new originals/exclusives, and a ton more great collections and horror content!  Here is the full lineup: Originals/Exclusives August 1 – Allegoria A group of artists’ inner demons become actual demons that they must do external battle with.  … Continue reading Everything Coming to Shudder August 2022

“On the 3rd Day” – Movie Review

If the entire world told you that someone you loved didn’t exist and acted like you were crazy for thinking so, would you just accept it or do everything you could to prove them wrong?  Shudder’s latest exclusive film On the 3rd Day touches upon this very issue.  It boasts creative and creepy visuals, with a mystery/thriller vibe that works most of the time… Amnesia … Continue reading “On the 3rd Day” – Movie Review

“The Long Night” – Movie Review

One part home invasion thriller, one part demonic horror, The Long Night is very much a mixed bag.  Shudder’s latest exclusive movie deals with some genuinely interesting ideas and has a lot going for it in premise, but its execution doesn’t always stick the landing.  Let’s take a look at what works and what doesn’t… Weekend GetawayWe meet a young couple from New York, Grace … Continue reading “The Long Night” – Movie Review

“Mad God” – Movie Review

More than 30 years in the making, Phil Tippett’s surreal, arthouse dystopia Mad God is finally available on Shudder, and it’s every bit as bizarre and compelling as promised! Long Time Coming Special effects legend Phil Tippett (original Star Wars Trilogy, Robocop series, Jurassic Park, Twilight franchise) first began production of his stop-motion experimental film back in 1987.  It was largely a side project which … Continue reading “Mad God” – Movie Review

“A Banquet” – Movie Review

Horror has always been an avenue to take real world issues and extrapolate them into dark and supernatural territory.  It’s a genre that’s always been smarter than it gets credit for, and it’s one that has always reflected society as a whole. Shudder’s latest exclusive film, A Banquet, takes one such issue and runs with it into that territory.  Simple and direct in its approach, … Continue reading “A Banquet” – Movie Review

“The Found Footage Phenomenon” – Movie Review

One of the often-overlooked collections on Shudder is its “Diabolical Documentaries” lineup, which includes a myriad of great non-fiction deep dives into the genre that we all love.  Among them are Shudder originals like the critically acclaimed Cursed Films and Horror Noire. Shudder’s latest original film The Found Footage Phenomenon is a worthy addition to this collection.  Tracing the origin of the subgenre itself and … Continue reading “The Found Footage Phenomenon” – Movie Review

“Virus-32” – Movie Review

How can a person go from someone you love and care about to a vicious, ravenous beast ready to devour you in a mere 32 seconds?  Shudder’s latest original “infected” movie deals with just that, in a manner that horror fans will find similar to 28 Days Later.  While not as groundbreaking or iconic as that classic, Virus-32 has a lot to offer in its … Continue reading “Virus-32” – Movie Review

“See For Me” – Movie Review

We rely on our five senses to inform us about the world around us.  And while not everyone has all five, those that don’t can often find ways to use their other ones to greater advantage.  Shudder’s latest exclusive home invasion thriller See For Me taps into that idea.  Featuring an admittedly tried and true setup, it has enough creativity and twists to put a … Continue reading “See For Me” – Movie Review

“Night’s End” – Movie Review

Isolation and horror have gone hand in hand for decades.  Films like The Shining, Misery, The Thing, Alien, and countless others have utilized the characters’ isolation from the outside world as a way for the horror to spread.  Shudder’s latest original film, Night’s End follows in the footsteps as far as thematic elements go.  However its execution is far different (not in a good way) … Continue reading “Night’s End” – Movie Review

“The Spine of Night” – A Deep and Visually Fascinating Piece of Dark Fantasy/Horror

Knowledge is a powerful tool and those who wield can either do so with good or ill intent.  Promote it and a society can elevate, hoard and gate-keep it and a single person can grow too powerful.  It is this very idea that Shudder’s latest exclusive film, The Spine of Night seeks to explore. Far from your typical animated film, The Spine of Night is … Continue reading “The Spine of Night” – A Deep and Visually Fascinating Piece of Dark Fantasy/Horror