A 2018 Horror Movie Retrospective! Blockbusters. Indies. Short Films. And we saw a whole bunch of em. Mike and Eric break down their fearsome foursome for 2018.
Trailer Alert: Godzilla King of The Monsters 2nd Trailer
C’mon, BRING IT! It’s a monster rumble, and I want to be there!
Liz’s Book Report: Bad Man
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Follow Penpal author Dathan Auerbach on a harrowing search for Eric in his latest novel, Bad Man.
Eric’s Review: What Keeps You Alive (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
A landmark LGBT horror/thriller film, wherein the relationship is both necessary and coincidental to the story.
Trailer Alert: Brightburn (2019)
Maybe Lex Luthor was right… an upcoming movie from producer Peter Gunn is coming that asks what if “Superman” was monstrous.
Eric’s Review: Summer of ’84 (2018)
★★★ out of ★★★★★
Plucky young teenage boys suspect a local cop of being a serial killer in this 80’s throwback thriller. Sound familiar?
Horror Shorts: Zygote (2018)
So this is what Neil Blomkamp has been up to! A Spectacular vision of what is to come for the horror short film medium.
Shorts: Khaleesi the Bulldog watches Horror Movies
The Scariest Things normally doesn’t post YouTube funny animal videos… but c’mon! Khaleesi is so awesome! She’s a fan like you and me, barking warnings at the characters on screen.
Eric’s Review: Tumbbad (2018)
★★★★ 1/2 out of ★★★★★
This is the Unicorn of International horror movies: The Great Bollywood horror film.
Happy Death Day 2U Trailer Released
Restart that deadly causality loop! The Happy Death Day 2U trailer has been released. Rinse and repeat!
Eric’s Review: Black Mountain Side (2014)
★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
There are elements of a great survival horror tale here, but the end product is inconsistent in this half-thawed stew of madness and isolation.
Horror Movie News: Nia DaCosta to direct Candyman “reboot”
Candyman… Candyman… Candyman… Candyman…
Horror Shorts: The Dollmaker (2018)
The Dollmaker is a brilliant little Faustian dark fantasy tale, that cautions against the treachery of desperation and wish fulfillment.
Eric’s Review: The Transfiguration (2016)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
A sad and bleak little independent coming-of-age story of a would-be little urban vampire, whose pushes back against his miserable life in the New York ghetto in a very strange and sociopathic way.
Liz’s Book Report: Hark! The Herald Angels Scream
Get ready to stuff your stocking with the new short story collection Hark! The Herald Angels Scream from Blumhouse Books.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLVI: One-Off Oddball Horror
Some movies are so odd that they’ve only been done once, and are not at risk of being remade. Here are some of the best oddball horror movies we’ve seen, in Episode 46 of The Scariest Things Podcast!
Mike’s Review: CAM (2018)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ It should come as no surprise, but technology’s bad. It’s, well, surprising how many times we […]
Happy Cthanksgiving, Scariest Readers!
Even the Elder Gods like mashed potatoes.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLV: Our Favorite Movies We Reviewed this year (Non-2018 Films Edition)
Eric and Mike have seen so many good horror movies that we figured we would recap some of our favorite films we’ve seen this year… but not from this year, if that makes sense.
Dead List: Ten Great Horror Themed Board Games – A Black Friday Primer
Looking to get someone a fun horror-themed gift for Christmas? It’s a golden age of both horror and board games, why not mix the two?
Mike’s Review: Malevolent (2018)
★★ out of ★★★★★ It’s weird to think that the year 1986 is considered to be a throwback, or alternatively […]
Mike’s Review: Poltergeist II (1986)
★★ out of ★★★★★ Hear me out…Craig T. Nelson really is a solid actor. No really. For that matter so […]
Robert’s Review: Ginger Snaps (2000)
★★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Bullying, puberty, lycanthropy. Life’s not easy for a high school girl.
Horror Movie News: The Farm Released on Streaming
So, do you like the idea of cannibal farmers? The Scariest Things’ most viewed movie review now has been released on streaming media!
Dead List: 10 Great VHS Box Covers
In an era where judging a movie by its box cover meant a whole bunch, these VHS box covers certainly caught your attention.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLIV: Trope Talk!
Tropes are the backbone of the horror genre. The familiarity with the cliches, types, and recognizable story elements provide knowing winks. We talk about our favorites in Episode 44!
Mike and Eric’s Review of Suspiria (2018)
The Movie that could not be remade, has been remade! Luca Guadagnino’s complex retelling of the Giallo Classic is artistically compelling.
★★★.5 out of ★★★★★ if you don’t want to take the trip.
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ if you do want to take the trip.
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Robert’s Review: The Toybox (2018)
★★ out of ★★★★★
Hey, even the murderous ghost of a serial killer likes a vacation now and then.
Mike’s Review: City of the Living Dead (1980)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ Christopher George fights grizzly bears (Grizzly). He fights masked killers (Graduation Day). He fights a jigsaw killer […]
Movie Posters We Love: The Plague of the Zombies 1966
Will we ever see this film? Have we seen this film? Who knows, but the poster is super cool, right? […]