🤡🤡.5 out of 🤡🤡🤡🤡🤡 Writing is a struggle. Too much exposition gives the appearance of being a churlish jerk who sucks all of the oxygen out of a room. While too little exposition has the air of being aloof, uncaring, and unwilling to let the audience in on the scares. Weirdly, Haunt vacillates between both words, but manages to tell this spooky story in the most ineffective way possible.
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Eric’s Review: The House With a Clock in its Walls (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Eli Roth proves that he has a gentler comic touch with his tone-perfect gateway spook-fest The House With a Clock in its Walls, featuring Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, and young Owen Vaccaro.
Mike’s Review: Green Inferno (2013)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ Are you looking for that something extra to jolt you out of life’s day-to-day doldrums? That little something to shock your system in to a complete state of hysteria? Something so odious and vile that your mind won’t know how to process the capital “G” grisly-gore? Your pals at the Scariest Things Podcast have found just the thing. Enter…Green Inferno.
Horror TV News: Eli Roth’s History of Horror coming to AMC this October!
Taking a look at how our favorite genre has evolved through the years with the help of stars, storytellers, and visionaries.
Mike’s Review: The Last Exorcism (2010)
★★★out of ★★★★★
When a coach, teacher, parent, or peer says “…hey there, that was a really competent job.” Competent? Yeah. Competent. A really condescending term that points to the ultimate in back-handed compliments. It’s not bad, per se, but it ain’t great either. Enter The Last Exorcism. A really competent piece of filmmaking.
Scariest Things Podcast Episode XIX: When Horror Goes Too Far…
In the ultimate subject question we try to get at the idea can, does, and will go too far. Or does it?
Horror Movie News: The House With a Clock in the Walls Trailer
Could this be the next great starter horror movie?
Horror Shorts: The Birch (2016)
He who breaks me shall become undone!
From the Horror Starter -Kit short film studio Crypt TV comes an award winning story of a boy and his protector.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XII: The Greatest Horror Directors
Roger Corman, James Wan, George Romero, Alfred Hitchcock, Dario Argento, Steven Spielberg, Stanley Kubrick, Tobe Hooper, Jennifer Kent, Mario Bava, […]
Mike’s Review: Piranha (2010)
★★★ out of ★★★★★ A little of the old chomp, chomp, chomp… Gratuituous. GRA-TU-I-TOUS! In all of its campy glory that’s Piranha. […]