“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

15 Fun Facts About “Vacancy”

We’ve all heard the rumors and urban legends about that infamous motel in the middle of nowhere that people get murdered in.  2007’s Vacancy took that concept and ran with it, resulting in a genuinely tense and thrilling survival horror movie. Released amidst a sea of ultra-gory torture porn, slasher remakes, and American remakes of Asian horror films, Vacancy was largely overlooked and has sadly … Continue reading 15 Fun Facts About “Vacancy”

“Blood Rage” 35 Years Later: A Trashy Comfort Food Slasher

For classic horror fans, there’s a comforting charm to the gritty, sleazy, vintage slasher movie.  Produced on shoe-string budgets, these films came during the original slasher boom of the late 70’s/early 80’s and capture a sort of time capsule of a time when independent filmmaking was a wild west, and places like grindhouses and drive ins would play the most absurd and insane of exploitation … Continue reading “Blood Rage” 35 Years Later: A Trashy Comfort Food Slasher

“Scream 6” Gets Release Date of March 31, 2023

The latest Scream requel remains one of the biggest horror releases since the pandemic began, so it was only a matter of time before a sequel was greenlit.  While Paramount had previously announced that it was happening, we just got our confirmation today that the tentatively titled Scream 6 will release in theaters March 31, 2022! That’s right!  Horror fans will only have to wait … Continue reading “Scream 6” Gets Release Date of March 31, 2023

Ranking Every “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Movie

Arguably the first true slasher (or at least in the running for it), the original Texas Chainsaw Massacre was truly unlike anything audiences had ever seen before.  Much like Michael Myers, Jason Vorhees, and Freddy Krueger, Leatherface has become a cultural icon due to the longevity of his franchise.  So with the recent release of the new “requel”, and all the internet debate that’s followed, … Continue reading Ranking Every “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” Movie

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) – Movie Review [Spoiler Free]

When every other horror franchise is struggling to maintain relevance in today’s climate, what’s a vintage backwoods slasher to do but try to keep up.  It seems like this was the primary motivation for the latest entry in the Texas Chainsaw Massacre series.  The new Netflix original goes the Halloween 2018 route (in more ways than one), and the result is very much a mixed … Continue reading Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) – Movie Review [Spoiler Free]

Paramount and Spyglass Greenlight 6th “Scream” Movie

In a move that should surprise absolutely no one, Paramount and Spyglass Media announced earlier today that they have greenlit a 6th installment in the Scream series.  Following a massive box office success (grossing over $100 million in just the first three weeks of release), Scream 2022 has proven to be the Spider-Man: No Way Home of the horror genre. Of the new movie, both … Continue reading Paramount and Spyglass Greenlight 6th “Scream” Movie

Chucky: “I Like to Be Hugged” Review

The latest episode Chucky “I Like to be Hugged” continues the series trend of blending dark humor with well-written characters and great suspense.  But it takes things into new directions, and goes down a path of no return… Murder School Opening last week’s Halloween party at Oliver’s house, Jake is understandably devastated after watching Lexy blatantly mock his dead father with her costume.  After finally … Continue reading Chucky: “I Like to Be Hugged” Review

SyFy’s “Slumber Party Massacre” is Better Than it Should Be (Review)

The original Slumber Party Massacre was by no means a masterpiece.  But its early 80s camp and overall ridiculousness led it to not only become a cult classic, but spawn an entire franchise. This included a trilogy of films, as well as a loosely connected Sorority House Massacre series. So in looking at this campy gem of 80s excess, it’s hard to see why a … Continue reading SyFy’s “Slumber Party Massacre” is Better Than it Should Be (Review)