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October 26, 2020

As I have mentioned previously, my wife’s work on zombie films has opened me up to an entire genre of worthy films with plenty of international flair. From Shaun of the Dead (Great Britain) to Train to Busan (South Korea) to Dead Snow (Norway) to Juan of the Dead (Cuba...

October 19, 2020

The current state of film, pandemic aside, seems to find studios constantly trying to follow popular trends and re-booting past successes will endless money in pursuit of box office domination. Used to be that the heartbeat of cinema pulsated with passionate filmmakers...

October 12, 2020

Some day soon, New Zealand will get its rightful recognition as the birthplace of some of modern film’s most gifted minds. Two of the most revered Kiwi filmmakers would be Peter Jackson and Jane Campion. But this charming country has also gifted the world such cinemati...

October 26, 2019

At the start of the month we kicked off our "Decades of Horror" feature by looking back at the best films of the 1980s. Then we dove into the strange world of 1990's horror flicks. Last week we explored the 2000's, and this week we're wrapping up with the 2010's (so fa...

October 11, 2019

Last week we kicked off our "Decades of Horror" feature by looking back at the best films of the 1980s. This week we're moving on to the 1990s, when remakes, adaptations, and horror-comedies reigned supreme (with the occasional prestige thriller thrown in for good meas...

October 4, 2019

By all accounts, the 1980s were a flagship decade for the horror genre. Freddy, Jason, and Pinhead were all born and slashers roamed the Earth.

Join Shelby, Matt, and Sean as they recount their favorite horror films of the decade by year. Check back next Friday for Dec...

August 20, 2018

The last decade or so has given us a number of smart and funny horror comedies including 2006’s Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, 2009’s Dead Snow and 2015’s The Final Girls. I will write about each of these films in the near future but this week I wanted to...

June 20, 2018

Title: Hereditary (2018)

Genre: Horror

Director: Ari Aster

Stars: Gabriel Byrne, Toni Collette, Alex Wolff

Grade: B+

In a Nutshell:

As Hereditary opens, Annie Graham (Toni Collete) has just lost her mother Ellen. Annie’s an acclaimed miniaturist who lives in a giant house in...

October 31, 2017

The blending of horror and comedy doesn’t make much sense on the surface. We see comedies to laugh, and we see horror films to be horrified (whether that takes the form of being scared, grossed out, or a myriad of other responses that can be reduced to a simple, “Uh…no...

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