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.
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!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLVII: Our favorite 2018 Horror Movies
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.
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 Shorts: The Dollmaker (2018)
The Dollmaker is a brilliant little Faustian dark fantasy tale, that cautions against the treachery of desperation and wish fulfillment. If you enjoy the themes in Pet Sematary, this will be right up your alley!
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.
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!
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?
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!
Eric’s Review: Overlord (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Simply put, a fun time at the movies! A big, brash, and gory WWII tale, featuring undead Nazi super-soldiers.
Horror Movie News: The Buried Alive Film Fest in Atlanta! (Nov 13-18)
The long-running Atlanta Independent horror film festival BAFF is back for its 13th season! Who wants an extended Halloween?
The Dead List: Ten Oddball Horror Films
Films too strange for categorization or comps. Embrace the bizarre with these ten unique horror oddities!
Eric’s Review: Survival of the Film Freaks (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ (Because I love the genre)
★★★ out of ★★★★★ (If you’re not a fan of cult films)
A Documentary Celebration of the Cult film, from the glory days of Grindhouse and the VHS Era. If you are 35 or older, this will trigger some great memories.
Horror Infographics: The Top 100 Horror Movies By the Numbers
Where did our favorite Horror Films come from? How did we generate the points? What genres did we like? What does the timeline look like? Well, have a peek at some cool graphics we put together and find out!
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XLIII: Insights from Our Top 100
That’s right, Bub! Mike and Eric have gone through and broken down our top 100 Horror movie list. The close calls and could have beens and the maybe shouldn’t have beens. Listen in!
Mike and Eric’s Review of Halloween (2018)
A horror film so notable that we have TWO reviewers on this one! I think you may have heard about […]
The Scariest 100,000 Views Ever!
What? Are you kidding? We’ve hit 100,000 views, and there’s still two months to go in the year? That’s amazing!
Horror Movie News: The Curse of La Llorona Trailer
The Latino folklore haunt comes to the big screen in the latest from Newline Horror.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLII: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #10-1
A veritable hall of fame of horror lines up for our top 10! But, in what order? You know these titans of terror, so let’s count them down!
The Scariest Things Podcast Extra: Immortal Macabre
Explosive parasite infections! A child killer who wears the scalps of her victims! And a tale of romantic betrayal and shallow live burials! Or, in other words, just another day keeping Portland weird.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XLI: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #20-11
We’re at the top 20! Can you believe it? Now with 33% more X chromosomes!
Eric’s Review: Corpse (2018)
★★ out of ★★★★★
A psychedelic art-school retelling of Robert W. Chamber’s King in Yellow, in desperate search of a coherent plot.
Eric’s Review: Hammer of the Gods (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Rock and Roll mixed with hallucinogens that reveal horrible truths. What could possibly go wrong?
Eric’s Review: Housewife (2017)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
A wildly original, but often difficult to follow cosmic horror tale about dreams and destiny, from an emerging Turkish horror auteur director.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XL: The Top 100 Horror Movies of All Time #30-21
This batch of films is proof positive that you can still do a good remake or a good sequel that surpasses its predecessor. The top 100 marches on! You can’t stop it!
The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival Preview
Cosmic Horror descends on the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon for the 2018 HP Lovecraft Film Festival!