45 Surreal Facts About “Suspiria”

Often referred to as the “Italian Hitchcock”, there is perhaps no more iconic Italian horror director that Dario Argento.  Beloved for his giallo classics of the 70s and 80s, and tolerated for his less than stellar movies of the last decade, there’s no denying his influence on modern horror. And of that influence, there is one film that remains his crowning achievement, the one that … Continue reading 45 Surreal Facts About “Suspiria”

“Hocus Pocus 2” is Officially Coming to Disney+ Fall 2022

Get your cauldrons, spell books and broomsticks (or vacuum cleaners) ready, because the long awaited sequel to Hocus Pocus is coming to Disney+ next fall! 30+ Years in the Making Since its release in August (yes you read that right) in 1993, Hocus Pocus has remained a cult classic for fans of Disney and Halloween alike.  Given that it was originally meant to be a … Continue reading “Hocus Pocus 2” is Officially Coming to Disney+ Fall 2022

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 7 Review

Now officially married (and consummated) Diana and Matthew continue on to Central Europe on their quest to find the incredibly important book they’ve been looking for all series long.  All this and more on the next episode of A Discovery of Witches! (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Bohemian Rhapsody After making amends with his father, Matthew and Diana make their way to Bohemia (modern … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 7 Review

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

Following an entire episode set in the present, A Discovery of Witches returns this week to 1590, and picks up with Matthew and Diana.  We learn a bit more about the greater politics happening at that time, and delve deeper into Matthew and Diana’s relationship in a way we haven’t since the first season. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned) Family Ties We begin with … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 5 Review

“A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 3 Review

Three episodes in and Matthew and Diane are already crossing paths with historical figures and ending up on side quests that may prolong their stay in 1590.  All this and more on the latest episode of A Discovery of Witches. (Spoilers Ahead – You’ve Been Warned!) A Game of Creatures (and Thrones) Making peace with Lord Hubbard, Matthew manages to keep the peace.  Meanwhile Diana … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches” Season 2 Episode 3 Review

“A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 2 Review

As Matthew and Diane try to get settled with life in 1590, the past quickly proves to be just as dangerous to them as the present.  Episode 2 of the second season adds more tension and complications to an already difficult situation for them. Keeping the Balance Much like with the Congregation in the present, there exists a shaky truce between different creatures in the … Continue reading “A Discovery of Witches”: Season 2 Episode 2 Review

“The Pale Door” – Movie Review

Horror and Western are two genres that don’t often go together.  However, when done right, it can be fun like Tremors, and thrilling like From Dusk Till Dawn.  The latest Shudder exclusive, The Pale Door blends its Western setting with witchcraft and in doing so, creates something unique to both subgenres. The Switched Witch We begin with a lovable group of misfit outlaws who resort … Continue reading “The Pale Door” – Movie Review

“The Lords of Salem”: Rob Zombie’s Strangest, Most Fascinating Movie

Rob Zombie is definitely a subgenre on his own.  Known for his hyper-violent, hyper-vulgar, and hyper-grotesque everything, his films usually fall into the brutally gory slasher genre.  But, citing old school classic horror as an inspiration, they’ve always had a sense of surrealist style to them. And no film of his captures this style quite like 2012’s The Lords of Salem.  It has all the … Continue reading “The Lords of Salem”: Rob Zombie’s Strangest, Most Fascinating Movie