“Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era

Between The Addams Family, The Munsters, and Dark Shadows, the 1960’s seemed to be a highpoint for lighthearted “horror” based TV shows.  While the first two were more sitcom-based, Dark Shadows took the soap opera approach and remained a popular TV show.  So when it was announced that Tim Burton was doing a movie adaptation, fans were both intrigued but apprehensive. Casting his familiar actors … Continue reading “Dark Shadows” 10 Years Later – The End of the Burton/Depp Era

The Cursed – Movie Review

Our sins always have a way of catching up to us.  At least that’s the way most major religions describe the universe.  Whether it be the will of a deity, karma, or some other supernatural force, many cultures have some idea or believe in some form of cosmic justice. Writer/Director Sean Ellis may be more known for indie dramas, but his first foray into horror … Continue reading The Cursed – Movie Review

Into the Dark: “Blood Moon” Review

Following a release schedule filled with challenges due to global lockdowns, Hulu’s Into the Dark managed to finish its second season with a werewolf themed movie in honor of the Spring Full Moon.  “Blood Moon” is a fascinating character study filled with drama and tension.  It’s well-acted, written, and directed, but it might not be what people are expecting. (Minor Spoilers Ahead) New Town, New … Continue reading Into the Dark: “Blood Moon” Review

Recommendations from the Shudder Hotline – Halloween 2020 Edition

Unlike any other streaming service, Shudder continued its Halloween Hotline this week, with another hour window where fans could call and get personalized recommendations. We’ve called the last four weeks and got some awesome movie picks, so we thought it would be fun to do it one last time this month, just in time for Halloween.  This week, we asked for the four best Halloween-themed … Continue reading Recommendations from the Shudder Hotline – Halloween 2020 Edition

“The New Mutants” – Movie Review

Well it’s finally here! It’s been through reshoots, the Disney/Fox merger, a global pandemic, New Mutants is finally being released in theaters, nearly 2 ½ years after it was originally slated for release. Can it live up to all the hype, or has all the waiting given everyone an unrealistic expectation. Let’s take a closer look and find out! (Spoiler Free Until the End) Disclaimer: … Continue reading “The New Mutants” – Movie Review

10 Horror Movie Themed April Fools’ Pranks

Pranks can be fun any time of year, but on April 1 every year, we’re encouraged to go all out (within reason). So as we all try to pass the time in quarantine, here are 10 horror inspired pranks to do this April Fools’ Day. Fear and laughter so often go hand-in-hand (as demonstrated perfectly by the filmography of Sam Raimi), so we thought this … Continue reading 10 Horror Movie Themed April Fools’ Pranks

Creepshow Review – “Bad Wolf Down”/”The Finger” (Spoilers)

Last week Shudder’s Creepshow exceeded expectations as it provided new stories to satisfy modern audiences.  Part of what made it work so much was that it captured the spirit of the original film, while also avoiding being a rehash, since the stories were brand new.  But how does this week’s pair of stories compare?  Let’s a take a closer (spoiler filled) look at “Bad Wolf … Continue reading Creepshow Review – “Bad Wolf Down”/”The Finger” (Spoilers)