★★★★ out of ★★★★★ Much of the history of native peoples in horror film, or in this case Canada’s First Nation people, has been beset by misunderstandings, skepticism about tribal rituals, and outright racism. These troubling portrayals throughout horror’s uneven relationship with non-Euro traditions has manifested itself in a series of clumsy attempts to capture the native condition. This, in turn, has played out with mysterious and prescient shamans, strange and incomplete tribal rites, and silly depictions of day-to-day tribal life. That was the case until 2020, with the release of the superb Blood Quantum.
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Mike’s Review: Martin (1978)
★★★★ 1/2 out of ★★★★★ Vampires have been around for a long time (read: possibly forever?) and their story has been told in a weirdly limitless number of ways. Sexy vampires. Gory vampires. Child vampires. Deaf vampires. Suffice it to say, the votes are in and humanity LOVES its vampires!
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!)
Movie Posters We Love: La Nuit des Morts Vivants (Night of the Living Dead 1968)
Wow! The French sure know how to do it right. Not only does this film poster look nothing like the […]
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXIII The Best Horror Remakes
CAN’T. BE. DONE. That film is sacrosanct! It’s untouchable. It’s pure perfection and should never be subject to the sleazy […]
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XVI: When Good Animals Go Evil
Thumper, Ben, Lassie, Willard, Cujo…my pet gator? Why have you chosen to forsake me?
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, […]
The Scariest Things Podcast – Episode IX: Favorite Killers
What’s scarier than scary? People, things, and unnatural beings that KILL! Join us for Episode IX where we look at […]
Horror Movie News: George Romero’s Daughter is Writing a Zombie Movie!
Tina Romero is writing Queens of the Dead, a rather unusual homage to her father’s legacy.