If something is around long enough it’s going to be parodied. There will be barbs, jabs, satire and plenty of loving imitation. Even the tropes and trends that surround a specific genre will get reworked, turned inside out, and devotedly re-re-re-imagined.
Tag Archive for ‘horror’
Horror Movie News: Pet Sematary Trailer with Zelda
Oh…snap! It’s on! The new Pet Sematary trailer just dropped and it’s got a shot of Zelda! Yes. ZELDA.
Eric’s Review: Below (2002)
A haunted WWII U.S. submarine. A great premise, but in the end: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda.
Horror Movie News: Lindsay Lohan Werewolf Movie
Um…we’re not exactly sure where to park this, but here it is…Lindsay Lohan is in a werewolf movie.
Horror Movie News: The Exorcism of Karen Walker Trailer
Do you like 1970s horror? Exorcisms? Hammer films? Of course you do! Just got word of a new flick that […]
The Scariest Things and Wiz World are Teaming up!
Come see the Scariest Things LIVE at Wizard World Portland from February 22-24!
Mike’s Review: The Witch in the Window (2018)
Many have characterized this film as “Hallmark Horror.” Which is, of course, lazy short hand for the fact that the film has an emotional component and it manages to draw the audience in to a deep and meaningful concern for the main protagonists. Mind you this is not “This is Us” or some other network pablum, but a legitimate exploration of a father/son relationship in the throws of pre-teen puberty — set against HORROR, glorious horror.
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode L: A One Year Retrospective
One year in the books, and it’s time to reflect upon our experience as Podcasters and Writers!
Mike’s Review: Slenderman (2018)
There are those films that need no exposition, and there are those that need a-plenty. The 2018 pre-teen fright fest, Slenderman, is a film that requires ample elucidation. Unfortunately, it contains little to none (read: none). While Slenderman does have some partially admirable elements, it also contains a bag-o’-problems.
Horror Movie News: Golem Trailer
Well you knew it was a matter of time before Hollywood ran out of ideas. Or, maybe, just maybe, it’s […]
Mike’s Review: Puppet Master (1989)
★★★ out of ★★★★★ Written by Charles Band and directed by David Schmoeller There’s some things in life that you […]
Horror Movie News: Velvet Buzzsaw Coming Soon
When good art goes bad? When bad artists attack good artists? When good artists attack bad critics? Who knows? All […]
Horror Movie News: Horror Noire Coming Soon to Shudder
It’s never too late to get a Shudder subscription. Trust us, it’s worth it. To wit, Shudder’s announced a brand […]
Movie Posters We Love: Crescendo (1970)
Here’s the poster for one of the rarer and apparently one of the last of the Hammer horror freakouts. This […]
Mike’s Review: Leatherface (2017)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ In 2015, when Leatherface principal filming began, something must have been amiss in the cosmos. There […]
Horror Movie News: Amityville Murders Trailer Released
Like it or not, it’s coming your way. On February 8, 2019, the seemingly bottomless well known as the Amityville […]
Mike’s Review: The First Purge (2018)
★★★ 1/2 out of ★★★★★ It’s almost difficult to characterize this film as fiction. There’s too many ghastly and prescient […]
Mike’s Review: Silent Night Deadly Night (1984)
★★★★.5 out of ★★★★★ This ain’t no Charlie Brown Christmas. Directed by Charles Sellier, Jr. There’s some of those […]
Mike’s Top 10 Films of 2018
Hey 2018! Nice job. Really. You did pretty well. Or rather you really blew it on a lot of fronts, […]
Mike’s Review: Dogged (2017)
★★ out of ★★★★★ A Wicker Man rip-off with some surprising and enjoyable twists and turns. Directed by Richard Rountree. Allegedly Dogged […]
Movie Posters We Love: Blue Holocaust (1979)
Blue Holocaust, Buio Omega, Beyond the Darkness, In quella casa Buio omega, the Third Eye…doesn’t matter what you call this 1979 […]
Mike’s Review: Mandy (2018)
★★★★ out of ★★★★★ A strange and visionary tale of strange visions and a chainsaw fight. Directed by Panos Cosmatos There […]
Mike’s Review: Malevolent (2018)
★★ out of ★★★★★ It’s weird to think that the year 1986 is considered to be a throwback, or alternatively […]
Mike’s Review: City of the Living Dead (1980)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ Christopher George fights grizzly bears (Grizzly). He fights masked killers (Graduation Day). He fights a jigsaw killer […]
Movie Posters We Love: The Plague of the Zombies 1966
Will we ever see this film? Have we seen this film? Who knows, but the poster is super cool, right? […]
Mike’s Review: The God Inside My Ear (2017)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★ This film is ambitious. The God Inside My Ear lets you know that it’s ambitious from the […]
Mike and Eric’s Review of Halloween (2018)
A horror film so notable that we have TWO reviewers on this one! I think you may have heard about […]
Mike’s Review: Slice (2018)
★★★ out of ★★★★★ When your film’s foundation is ensconced in werewolves, witches, ghosts, lots of present day political allegory, […]
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: Terrifier (2017)
★out of ★★★★★ It’s rather rare that I, or for that matter, any reviewer starts a review with “…don’t watch this […]