This is the most ambitious of the 40th Anniversary short films. A bit of Phillip K. Dick investigation of the […]
lightninliBy day, Eric is a mild-mannered Architect, bringing great buildings to the good boys and girls of his hometown of Portland, Oregon. By night, he is a disreputable podcaster looking to promote the best and worst of horror movies!
Trailer Alert: Crawl (2019)
As if surviving a hurricane isn’t scary enough, now there are alligators camping in the basement in your flooded house. Worst case scenario x2 in this Alexandre Aja and Sam Raimi production.
Eric’s Review: The Skin I Live In (2011)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
When the mysterious plot entanglements of this sexy thriller get untied, what once was very enticing becomes a very challenging watch.
Horror Infographics: The Tiny Creatures Alphabet of David G. Forés
What better way to introduce a baby to reading and writing than teaching her how to spell Cthulhu or Xenomorph! Artist David G. Forés produced this dark genre alphabet with our favorite adorable deplorables!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode LIX Vegetarian Horror
That’s Vegetarian as in this time the plants are eating YOU! The tables are turned, and these plants are looking for some long deserved payback.
Horror Shorts: My First Time (2019)
Horror in Hebrew! It’s a wonderfully twisty award winning Israeli horror short, with turns that you do not expect. Wicked, nasty and fun, check out the full short film here!
Happy Arbor Day! Fifteen killer plant movies… you know they have it in for us, right?
There are a surprising number of killer plants in horror movies. Some of them great, some… um… not so much. Here we have the good, the bad, and the utterly ridiculous.
Horror Shorts: Alien 40th Anniversary #4: Ore
In space, you can’t measure bravery until you make a stand for your loved ones. Alien: Ore brings the goods in the fourth installment of the 40th Anniversary Short Film Project.
Eric’s Review: Sadistic Intentions (2019)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Heavy Metal and Horror combos go together like peanut butter and some really bloody jelly. Getting the band back together was never such a bad idea.
Horror Shorts: The House of Lexi (2019) Trailer
Coming soon to a genre festival near you! M.W. Daniels brings you House of Lexi, starring Emma Dark.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LVIII: Medical Malfeasance!
This might sting a little. (Aiiieeeee!!!) Jeff Dean joins Eric and Mike again in taking on our favorites Hospital Horror shows.
Eric’s Review: The Wind (2018)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Themes of madness, isolation, grief, jealousy, and demons abound in this 2018 Horror Western. A pinch of Little House on the Prairie, a dollop of The Shining, a dash of the Witch, and a splash of High Plains Drifter.
Horror Shorts: Alien 40th Anniversary Short #3: Night Shift
As if life on a mining colony wasn’t tough enough. Alien: Night Shift is a prelude to some very bad […]
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LVII: Horror History 1970-1974
We’re getting a little trippy, a little sexy, and going full-on grindhouse… here comes the 1970’s!
Horror Shorts: Alien 40th Anniversary Short #2: Specimen
Cat and mouse, or rather, dog and facehugger square off in the second of the Alien 40th Anniversary short films, […]
Horror Infographics: Unexpected PopUp
Lindsay Ball-McQueen of BOOM marketing has come up with a fantastic set of images that re-imagines famous horror scenes by making them part of a children’s pop-up book. How fun!
Book Reports: Your Very First Horror Memories – Scary Picture Books
OK, horror fans, do you remember your first scary picture book? I bet you do! And I bet that book set you up to be a genre fan in the long run. Here are eight iconic spooky children’s picture books.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LVI: Werewolves! Ah-Hooooo!
Put on some Warren Zevon (Little old lady got mutilated late last night. AH-HOOOO! Werewolves of London, again. ) and get your wolfsbane handy, because Eric and Mike are going to talk all things lycanthropic.
Child’s Play Mystery Solved: Mark Hammill will Voice Chucky in the Reboot!
OK, now the Child’s Play movie has my attention! This may have been the perfect voice casting for the upcoming reboot.
Disney has hired David Cronenberg to direct Marvel Zombies for release in 2021!
Marvel Studios has announced that they are getting into the horror business, by bringing in the master of body horror to direct the John Kirkman penned Marvel Zombies as part of their Phase IV of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
TV News: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone starts on CBS Streaming Tonight
Is Jordan Peele’s hot streak going to continue on in TV mode? His production of The Twilight Zone premiers tonight, with the first two episodes “The Comedian” and “Terror at 30,000 Feet.”
Trailer Alert: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
“You don’t read the book. The book reads you.”
Get ready for the screen adaptation of a the book that formed up a generation of childhood nightmares.
Horror Short: Alien : Containment (2019)
The first of the Alien 40th Anniversary shorts has dropped. It’s Alien in a lifeboat! It’s amazing what can be done with a $35,000 budget.
The Scariest Things Episode LV: The Worst Case Horror Scenario
A Patreon special request! What horror movie scenario would be you least like to be subjected to, either as a victim or as the monster? Mike and Eric dive into deep movie fears in Episode 55.
Larry Cohen: 1936-2019
“Many of the A-movies are long forgotten. They’re boring, slow, and tedious. The B-movies are fast-moving, exciting, and energetic.” – Larry Cohen (RIP)
NJ High School Thespians create Alien: The Play
North Bergen High School, you’ve done it! You’ve turned the greatest science fiction horror film of all time into a stage drama and succeeded spectacularly. That was a remarkable achievement, and you deserve to take a bow.
Horror TV: What We Do in the Shadows on FX
A television spin-off of the great What We Do in the Shadows is arriving on FX on March 27. Good […]
Noted Horror Film Journalist Joseph Perry is joining TST!
Now we’re getting professional! No more of this charlatan crap! Queue the dubstep soundtrack. (Bwaaaa bwaaa bwaa BWWAAAAA)
Eric’s Review: Us (2019)
★★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Jordan Peele’s proves that Get Out was not a fluke. Us is a beautifully scripted, funny, thrilling, and surprisingly heady film, with a performance for the ages from Lupita Nyong’o and brilliant comic timing from Winston Duke.
Eric’s Review: The First Purge (2018)
★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
The First Purge has a lot to say, but it does it with a rather ham-fisted approach. There isn’t much subtlety to this movie. It is an interesting but flawed social commentary concept piece.