We’re getting a little trippy, a little sexy, and going full-on grindhouse… here comes the 1970’s!
Liz’s Book Report: My Sister, the Serial Killer
★★★★★ out of ★★★★★ By Oyinkan Braithwaite My Sister, the Serial Killer is the story of Korede, an organized, highly […]
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.
Mike’s Review: Pet Sematary (2019)
★★★.5 out of ★★★★★
Wait. Hold up. It took four cats to play the cat “Church”? And it took two kids to play Gage? That’s commitment!
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.
Joseph’s Review: The Haunting of Sharon Tate (2019)
★★ out of ★★★★★ This shocker tries to empower Sharon Tate and the other victims of the Manson murders, but […]
Robert’s Review: Long Lost (2019)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Not strictly a horror movie, but it feels like one.
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 Movie News: The Silence on Netflix
Who knew there was a sub-genre of horror now being referred to as sensory horror. At some point there’s enough […]
Movie Posters We Love: A Virgin Among the Living Dead (1973)
Whoa boy! A lot to unpack here. This Spanish-French erotic horror thriller (cuz’ there’s nothing more erotic than horror) was […]
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)
Liz’s Book Report: Ugly As Sin
Prepare for a beat down with Ugly As Sin!
Joseph’s Review: Assassinaut (2019; Boston Underground Film Festival)
★★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Alien invasion, slasher elements, creature feature fun — this dazzling low-budget winner has it all, with first-rate characterization and solid performances, to boot!
Directed by Drew Bolduc
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.
Movie Posters We Love: Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)
Frankenstein? Bride of Frankenstein? Transgendered Frankenstein? Why not all of it? That’s an awful good question! This super-groovy French poster […]
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.
Robert’s Review: The Gown (2019)
★ out of ★★★★★
Don’t say “yes” to this dress.
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.
Mike’s Review: 31 — A Rob Zombie Film (2016)
★ out of ★★★★★
If you went to Sunset Strip and asked a hip-looking millennial what elements exemplified the grindhouse cinema era, what do you think the response would be? Confused? Indifferent? Bored? Titillated? Or do you think they’d start to rattle off a listed of oft-used Rob Zombie tropes and tripe?
The Scariest Things Podcast Extra: An Interview With Author Ben Goldsmith of Source Point Press
When at a comic convention, you’ve got to talk comics! The last of our Wizard World interviews is with Ben Goldsmith, author of the just released horror comic The Seance Room from Source Point Press. This was a fun interview!
Horror Shorts: The Alien 40th Aniversary Short Film Project
In space, no one will see your fan-made homage to Alien.
That is, unless 20th Century Fox funds your film as a winner in their 40 year anniversary of the landmark Ridley Scott movie! Catch the trailer for the upcoming short film releases.