Welcome to Burkittsville! I hope you brought a map with you, because the 20th Anniversary of the film is upon us, and The Blair Witch Experience will let you retrace the steps of Heather, Mike, and Josh. Hopefully, you’ll come back from the experience alive.
Trailer Alert: Little Monsters (2019)
ZOMBIE ALERT: Two decidedly different performances (well three, technically) from the same actor in two horror films in the same year? Say it ain’t so!
Trailer Alert: The Hunt
They kidnapped the wrong person for sport. Betty Gilpin (Glow) gets a starring turn in the upcoming human safari film, The Hunt. And we’ve got TWO trailers for you, one with zero spoilers, and another one which reveals some big plot points.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXX: ADA Horror
But wait! There’s more! Following up on our popular 25 movies with disabled characters, we decided to put our thoughts on the matter to the Podcast. And wouldn’t you know it, we dug up some more!
Joseph’s Fantasia Review: Homewrecker
★★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★ With splendid performances from its two stars and crackerjack direction, Homewrecker combines some of the darkest […]
Trailer Alert: Ready Or Not
Witness the worst-case wedding scenario as Samara Weaving has to survive a game of hide-and-seek in her new in-law’s palatial mansion.
Trailer Alert: The Lighthouse
Robert Eggers is back at it again, with another grim-looking period piece in glorious black and white. The trailer oozes with foreboding and brooding melancholy and stars Willem Dafoe and Robert (Batman) Pattinson.
Eric’s Review: Trench 11 (2017)
★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Trench warfare in World War I was an ugly scene. It just got uglier in the worm-infested zombie-ish horror flick Trench 11.
TV Terror: 10 Terrifying Shows From Europe & the UK
Look kids! Big Ben, Parliament, and, oh yes, ghosts! Take a European vacation from your couch with the Top 10 Horror TV Shows from Europe and the UK!
Horror TV News: Creepshow coming to Shudder
Walking Dead director and effects wizard, Greg Nicotero, is picking up the baton from George Romero and Stephen King, bringing a new Creepshow anthology show to Shudder! (Trailer linked here!)
Trailer Alert: Zombieland: Double Tap
We’re getting the band back together! The madness continues all the way to the White House in the horror comedy’s return to the big screen.
Top 25 Horror Films with Disabled Characters
That deaf, dumb, blind kid sure knows how to kick some monster ass! We celebrate the 29th anniversary of the ADA with a look at 25 impactful movies featuring characters with disabilities.
Scariest Interview: Sitting down with The Wretched’s Brett Pierce
A great Q&A with Brett Pierce, one of The Pierce Brothers who brought us the fantastic new movie, The Wretched.
Rutger Hauer 1944-2019
The Hitcher has passed away at age 75. One of the great character actors, and best screen villains of his generation, has died following a short battle with illness.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXIX: Cannibal Horror
What’s for dinner? How about a roast leg of YOUR NEIGHBOR! With a side helping of your mom’s eyeballs! Yes, we are talking about Cannibal horror this week, and Eric is already turning green just thinking about it. Beware, bad puns await.
Scariest Interview: A Chat with writer/director John McLoughlin
Chatting with the writer/director of Underwood, John McLoughlin!
Eric’s Fantasia 2019 Review: Sator (2019)
★★★ out of ★★★★★
Still Life, with horror and dread. Sator is both an artistic triumph but also a difficult movie to get into. The film is elegant, quiet, and cold to the point of aloofness, but there is some very potent material if you are patient.
Ten Films to Catch at the Popcorn Frights Festival
The Horror Festival is in full swing, and on August 8-16 (An EIGHT DAY festival) our friends at Popcorn Frights are presenting a bevy of great films for you to catch. Some we’ve seen, some we’ll screen, but our recommendation? Go to the festival and have your own little… SCREAM! (Rhymes! YES!)
Robert’s Fantasia 2019 Review: The Wretched (2019)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Reminding us that witches are supposed to be scary.
Movie News: Momo gets her own Momovie
Momo is dead; long live Momo!
Joseph’s Review: Luz
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★ This artistic, sometimes surreal approach to a movie about demonic possession may alienate some viewers with […]
Eric’s Review: Crawl (2019)
🐊🐊🐊🐊1/2 out of 🐊🐊🐊🐊🐊
CHOMP CHOMP CHOMP! Crawl is a superb summertime survival horror flick, with characters who you really root for, with an adrenaline-packed plot full of aggressive alligators. CHOMP!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode LXVIII: Killer Dolls
So ya like playing with dolls still, do ya? Well, these films will make you think twice about playing with those creepy little automatons.
Horror Shorts: Living with Jigsaw & Working with Jigsaw (2013,2016)
Project Greenlight alum Chris Capel wants to play a game with one of the biggest horror franchises around!
Joseph’s Cinepocalypse Review: The Mute
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ Two Christian knights find themselves at odds against each other when they try to convert pagans […]
Mike’s Review: Midsommar (2019)
🌸🌸🌸 out of 🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸 This is the true story, of nine strangers, picked to participate in weirdo cult hapennings, work together, and have their lives destroyed. Find out what happens, when people stop being polite, and start getting real…its a world of real cults!
Horror Shorts: The Beaning (2017)
Damned Yankees indeed! This quasi-documentary short film chronicles the last death that happened on the field in Major League Baseball and indicts the New York Yankees as being a satanic cult hit job that used pitcher Carl Mays to kill Cleveland Indian star Ray Chapman with a beanball, forever changing the fortunes of both franchises.
The Portland Horror Film Festival Recap
The 2019 Portland Horror Film Festival is now in the Scariest rear view mirror, and it was an absolute blast to attend. It is a Mecca for great horror shorts and a true fan festival of the first order.
Robert’s Review: What The Waters Left Behind (2017)
★1/2 out of ★★★★★
A giant pile of poorly executed clichés makes a crappy movie in any language.
Mike’s Review: Annabelle Comes Home (2019)
★★ out of ★★★★★
Now with 30 percent less jump scares!