★★★ out of ★★★★★ When your film’s foundation is ensconced in werewolves, witches, ghosts, lots of present day political allegory, […]
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Horror Movie News: Pet Sematary Trailer Released
Good artists create and great artists steal. So what can be said about someone who steals from a book/screenplay of […]
Mike’s Review: Unsane (2018)
Pure brilliance. Elegant simplicity. Well if Regency pictures came to me and asked me for a pull-quote blurb, that’s what I’d say. Because it’s true.
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: Witchcraft 70 (1970)
Haxan’s younger brother came to life in 1970! Complete with orgies of a secret sect of evil; sensual ecstasies of […]
Mike’s Review: Piranha (1978)
★★★★out of ★★★★★ Ah. Near 1970s perfection. Gory, but not too gory. Pretty people, but not too pretty. Scary, but […]
Movie Posters We Love: Die Sister Die (1978)
Run sister, run! Get out there! Pronto! According to the horror team at IMDB this fun little slab of celluloid […]
Mike’s Review: The Invitation (2015)
★★★.5 out of ★★★★★ SOMETHING. DOES. NOT. FEEL. RIGHT. We’ve all been there, right? A friend invites you to this super […]
Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXX (The Most Overrated Horror Films)
Get ready for some HOT TAKES. This is likely to make some of you guys mad, but you know what? These films are not as good as their reputations suggest.
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 […]
Scariest Things Podcast: Episode XXVII (Portland Horror Film Festival Recap)
Ain’t no horror festival like to the Portland Horror Festival — cuz the Portland Horror Festival don’t stop! This one […]
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.
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 […]
Movie Posters We Love: Big Legend (2018)
Has there ever been a good Bigfoot movie? Well…that’s debatable. But this one looks like it could really be contender. […]
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? […]
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 […]
Eric’s Review: The Hallow (2015)
★★★1/2 out of ★★★★★
A Brooding and beautiful, if fairly straightforward modern Irish horror folktale.
Movie Posters We Love: Horror of the Blood Monsters (1970)
Suffice it to say there’s a lot to unpack here. There’s monsters! There’s blood! There’s blood monsters! There’s bat demons! […]
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.