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

Etheria Film Night 2022 Review

It’s June at Shudder which means the Etheria Film Festival is back!  For the past three years, Shudder has showcased a collection of horror/sci-fi short films (all directed by women).  So here are our mini-reviews of each of the seven short films.  If you haven’t already, definitely check them out on Shudder! This is Our Home Written and Directed by A.K. Espada We all see … Continue reading Etheria Film Night 2022 Review

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

“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

Everything Coming to Shudder June 2022

As we approach summer, Shudder has all of our horror needs covered for both the summer itself in recognition of Pride Month.  Their lineup includes critically acclaimed originals, a continuation of The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs, as well as an updated Queer Horror collection among their myriad of curated playlists.  So let’s dive in! Originals/Exclusives June 10 – Offseason Starring Joceline Donahue … Continue reading Everything Coming to Shudder June 2022

“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

“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

15 Movies We’d Love to See on “The Last Drive In” Season 4

The drive in will truly never die as The Last Drive In with Joe Bob Briggs is poised to return this Friday with the season 4 premiere.  As we all gather round and spread the news that Joe Bob is back in town, we thought it would be fun to look at Shudder’s current lineup and pick out the movies we’d most like to see … Continue reading 15 Movies We’d Love to See on “The Last Drive In” Season 4