I Hate ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ – 31 Spooks of October

7/10 on IMDb, 91% on Rotten Tomatoes, and 3 out of 4 on Ebert…… and I hate it. The Cabin in the Woods is divisive and is either consider a clever game changer or as I would call it…. Crap. The Cabin in the Woods initially appears to be a standard affair: 5 troupes go … Continue reading I Hate ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ – 31 Spooks of October

Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

Have you ever laid your eyes on something so strange and repulsive that it makes your skin crawl a bit? For me that was my initial reaction to when I first gazed upon this “thing” from Ujicha’s Violence Voyager. This odd-looking fetus Golem with some boom box shaped head and the eyes of a salted … Continue reading Ready Up For A Bit of the Ultra ‘Violence Voyager’

Spooky Tales of Supernatural Horrors

Drifting Snow Derleth, August. “Drifting Snow.” The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories, by Alan Ryan, Penguin, 1989, pp. 311-321. Synopsis: Derleth’s The Drifting Snow shows a haunting ordeal of being faced with the unknown and trying to remain ignorant of it. Derleth opens with Aunt Mary scolding Clodetta that the window is to remain undrawn. Her … Continue reading Spooky Tales of Supernatural Horrors

The Mind is a Spooky Place

Jackson, Shirley. “The Beautiful Stranger” Dark Descent, by David G. Hartwell, Grafton Books, 1992, pp. 874-879. Synopsis: When Margaret life is intruded upon by a “beautiful stranger” posing as her husband does she discover how unfortunate her life used to be and still is. John’s wife Margaret and children, Smalljohn and infant daughter wait at the … Continue reading The Mind is a Spooky Place

Is a ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ Remake a Good Idea?

yes. The other day I finally got around to watching Adrian Lyne’s (Flashdance, Fatal Attraction) psychological drama Jacob’s Ladder which is available on Amazon Prime and it was wonderful. It’s a greatly executed puzzle film that keeps you guessing until the end what exactly is going on. It’s an exceptional watch for the prowess it … Continue reading Is a ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ Remake a Good Idea?

I Found the Worst Found Footage Movie: A Cheap Trick or A Great Delusion?

You know the expression don’t fly too close to the sun… well it appears I might have done the opposite. I might have dug so deep that I guess I found hell. Today’s films are so bad that I hate to talk in over hyperbolized statements and absolutes, but I feel that calling them the … Continue reading I Found the Worst Found Footage Movie: A Cheap Trick or A Great Delusion?

Haunting of the Innocent is Absolutely Horror-ible! At the Movies #1 [Video Review]

Warning this movie does contain some sensitive subject matters, and a bunch of unfunny jokes (unrelated). Viewer discretion is advised. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EXGoL9zdMA This took too long to make for how bad it turned out. Hey we all have to start somewhere you know. If people can unironically release this terrible horrible no good very bad movie … Continue reading Haunting of the Innocent is Absolutely Horror-ible! At the Movies #1 [Video Review]

Is Horror Dead? – Part 2 (The Strangers: Prey at Night)

Hello and welcome to part 2, or as I like to call it the drop in views because Donald Trump isn't in the thumbnail. bummer. If you haven't read part one was on the new Purge teaser trailer. Continuing into our investigation of the dying heartbeat of the horror genre. This time the completely necessary … Continue reading Is Horror Dead? – Part 2 (The Strangers: Prey at Night)

10 Examples of Why The ‘Wish Upon’ Script is an Abomination

Wish Upon (2017) sucks. It's obviously uninspired and brutal to sit through. If you like cheap horror semantics, formula plots/cinematography/editing, and overall blandness then go knock yourself out. Yet, this movie lives in this bizarre world of completely not understanding youth culture... or I think just humans in general. It is one of the most … Continue reading 10 Examples of Why The ‘Wish Upon’ Script is an Abomination

In For A Scare? ‘The Cuckoo Clock of Doom’ and ‘Phantom of the Auditorium’ (Goosebumps Review)

Ready for more Goosebumps? Beware, because today we have some real spooky things to worry about so let's get right into it. Cue the show intro. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNFx28NGLfI The Cuckoo Clock of Doom The episode opens up with Michael dribbling a basketball and being a normal kid when he stumbles upon some blood. Deciding to investigate … Continue reading In For A Scare? ‘The Cuckoo Clock of Doom’ and ‘Phantom of the Auditorium’ (Goosebumps Review)