“Pearl” – Equal Parts Heartfelt and Brutal (Spoiler Free Review)

We were first introduced to Pearl earlier this year as the elderly woman full of regret who took her rage out on young people she resented for living the life she always wanted.  Ti West’s unexpected prequel gives us a fascinating, poignant, and at times humorous look into what made her the iconic horror villain she is. Lizzie Borden as a Disney Princess Opening in … Continue reading “Pearl” – Equal Parts Heartfelt and Brutal (Spoiler Free Review)

Ti West Completes His “X”/”Pearl” Trilogy with “MaXXXine” – Coming Soon

For those who thought that all we were getting was Pearl, stand delightfully corrected!  Ti West had previously hinted that there would also be a sequel to his hit slasher X from earlier this year, and now those rumors are confirmed with A24’s teaser for MaXXXine! Set in Los Angeles in 1985, the sequel will seemingly pick up 6 years after the traumatic events that … Continue reading Ti West Completes His “X”/”Pearl” Trilogy with “MaXXXine” – Coming Soon

10 Best Horror Films of 2022 (So Far)

With July upon us, 2022 is officially halfway over.  Making up for two years in a row in which the film industry was greatly disrupted by worldwide events, movies seem to be fully back in swing.  With indie gems dominating streaming and studio horror going strong, it’s been a great year for horror movies this year.  So as we enter the second half of the … Continue reading 10 Best Horror Films of 2022 (So Far)

Ti West’s “House of the Devil” vs. “X”

While not as much a household name as James Wan or John Carpenter, Ti West is quickly rising to stardom among horror directors and demonstrating that he’s one of the best working today.  His most recent film X has dominated social media conversation for days since its release, and it’s causing many to revisit his older films which are just as unique and interesting. His … Continue reading Ti West’s “House of the Devil” vs. “X”