“The Black Phone” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

After very publicly exiting Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, director Scott Derrickson went back to full horror with an adaption of Joe Hill’s short story “The Black Phone”.  Reuniting with Ethan Hawke and James Ransone from Sinister, Derrickson delivers with a film that features interesting characters, a tense story, and an overall chilling experience! Child Endangerment Opening in 1978, we see a seemingly … Continue reading “The Black Phone” – Movie Review (Spoiler Free)

“They Live in the Grey” – Movie Review

With a title like They Live in the Grey, one might expect a crossover sequel where a famous wrestler with sunglasses fights wolves with Liam Neeson.  Awesome as that may sound, the latest Shudder original is far from it, and in fact it’s far better.  Equally chilling and compelling, They Live in a Grey dabbles in supernatural horror while exploring very relatable themes of grief, … Continue reading “They Live in the Grey” – Movie Review

20 Fun Facts About “The Others”

The haunted house ghost story remains one of the oldest themes in all of horror, dating back to 19th century novels (and folklore long before that).  There’s something equally frightening and intriguing, and just a little bit ethereal about ghost stories.  They frighten us, but provide a window into the afterlife, something most of us question and wonder about. Despite the subgenre being so played … Continue reading 20 Fun Facts About “The Others”

How Leigh Whannell and James Wan Changed Horror (Twice)

Most writers and directors could only dream of making a movie that’s so popular and has such an impact so as to create a shift in the genre itself. George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead led to the birth of the zombie subgenre,  John Carpenter’s Halloween lead to the slasher boom of the 80’s, and Wes Craven’s Scream led to slashers going full … Continue reading How Leigh Whannell and James Wan Changed Horror (Twice)