★★★ out of ★★★★★ When your film’s foundation is ensconced in werewolves, witches, ghosts, lots of present day political allegory, […]
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Mike’s Review: Terrifier (2017)
★out of ★★★★★ It’s rather rare that I, or for that matter, any reviewer starts a review with “…don’t watch this […]
Mike’s Review: The Nun (2018)
★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Lay. Off. The. Fog. Machine.
Horror Movie News: Mrs. Claus looks awfully naughty
What is that?!?! Is this sort of like when your local superstore starts putting out Halloween decorations in June? Sure. […]
Movie Posters We Love: Uncle Sam (1996)
Have a super-scary 4th of July!
Horror Shorts: A Love Story (2018)
You’d think dating Justin Bieber would be the scariest thing that there ever once was. Turns out, dating young Biebs […]
Movie Posters We Love: Devil’s Express (1976)
50,000 years of death stalks the subways!!! Wow. Kung Fu! Blaxspoitation! Monsters! Subways! Gritty NYC! Exclamation Points!!! This deceivingly simple […]
Mike’s Review: Incubus (1982)
★★★ out of ★★★★★
You know what’s cool about 1980s horror films?
Mike’s Review: Big Legend (2018)
★★★ out of ★★★★★
The Scariest Things got to check out the World Premiere of this Northwest myth put to film at the Portland Horror Film Festival!
Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXVI (The Best Horror Sequels)
Good artists create. Great artist steal. No truer words could ever be spoken regarding the horror genre.
Eric’s Review: The LaPlace’s Demon (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★
Stark, Smart, and Moody clockwork horror that contemplates fate and predictive behavior.
Movie Posters We Love: Goal of the Dead (2014)
It’s WORLD CUP time. That means lots, and lots, and lots of football — and the UNDEAD! Haven’t seen this […]
Horror Movie News: Halloween Trailer is Here!
Holy crap! It’s here, it’s here, it’s here!!! Is it good? Will you see it? Will you take a date? […]
Horror Movie (TV?) News: The Suspiria Trailer
The movie that could not be re-made… has been re-made. Good pedigree. But a very daunting task for Luca Guadagnino and cast.
Mike’s Review: Shock (1977)
★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Sometimes, just sometimes, a quiet stay in a bucolic looney bin really helps one’s psyche.
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.
Movie Posters We Love: The Video Dead (1987)
Just save your pennies and you might get a new TV too. But beware, there might be something living inside […]
Mike’s Review: Asylum of Satan (1972)
★★★out of ★★★★★ In 2013 Steven Speilberg and some other guy named George Lucas stood in front of a group […]
Mike’s Review: The New York Ripper (1982)
★★★out of ★★★★★ Oh Lucio Fulci is there anything you can’t do? Between the hacking, the slashing, the stabbing, the cutting, […]
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 […]
Mike’s Review: The Blackcoat’s Daughter (2015)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ Hmmm…this one’s a real puzzler. Playing with time, space, roles, and well, the fundamental tenets of horror. […]
Movie Posters We Love: The Skull (1965)
Hot damn! This one’s a winner. Peter Cushing + Skulls + the Marquis De Sade = a perfect pile of […]
The Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXII Defining the Golden Age of Horror Part 1: the 1920s
Get in that way back machine. No not that one. That way, way, way back machine. Because we’re going back in time before mankind knew of color or sound.
Movie Posters We Love: Mother’s Day (1980)
“I’m So proud of my boys they never forget their mama.” Kinda says it all…doesn’t it. Happy Mother’s Day from […]
Mike’s Review: Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
★★ out of ★★★★★
Pazuzu? Seriously you can’t come up with a scarier demon name?
Horror Movie News: New Suspiria (2018) footage unveiled at Cinema Con
Calling Mike Campbell! Director Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name) is doing a grotesque and gnarly update to the 1977 Dario Argento Classic, featuring Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton.
Movie Posters We Love: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Scary movie, scary film, and SUPER-scary soundtrack! Technically this is not a post about a poster, but more about the […]
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?
Scariest Things Podcast Episode XVIII: The Best in Sci-Fi Horror
Is is horror? Is it sci-fi? Is it horror-sci-fi? Does it have space aliens? Are those furry little space aliens scary?
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XVII: Shaky Cam & Found Footage
You love ’em. You hate ’em. You don’t know where to start. You worship at their altar. All these things are true. One of the most polemic (and satisfying) devices in the horror genre — shaky cam/found footage flics.