★★.5 out of ★★★★★ This film is ambitious. The God Inside My Ear lets you know that it’s ambitious from the […]
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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.
Mike’s Review: The Nun (2018)
★1/2 out of ★★★★★
Lay. Off. The. Fog. Machine.
Movie Posters We Love: Nightmares (1983)
Seems simple enough. Just shut your eyes…and scream. According to the brain trust over at IMDB this little chiller was […]
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. […]
Mike’s Review: Satan’s Slaves (2017)
★★★★.5 out of ★★★★★ Directed by Joko Anwar Why is it that so many contemporary films are pining for the days 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 […]
Mike’s Review: Graduation Day (1981)
★★out of ★★★★★
The class of 81 is going out in style and they’re having the time of their life…
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Scariest Things Podcast Episode XXI: Horror Films We’re ASHAMED We Haven’t Seen
Shame. Guilt. Dishonor. Dereliction. Sin. Or, maybe we were just busy that weekend.
Mike’s Review: Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977)
★★ out of ★★★★★
Pazuzu? Seriously you can’t come up with a scarier demon name?
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.
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?
Mike’s review: The Night Evelyn Came out of the Grave (1971)
★★.5 out of ★★★★★
The Worms Are Waiting!
The Scariest Things Podcast Episode XV: The Best Darn Hillbilly Horror
Dear god…where do these people come from? More importantly, who makes this stuff up? Some of the grizzliest, nastiest, most […]
Mike’s Fav’ Horror Guilty Pleasures!
Boozy, trashy, low-budget, junk, ill-conceived, poor, without merit, repugnant, the worst of the worst….BUT OH SO SATISFYING! Going through decades […]