Review: HALLOWEEN KILLS Raises The Kill Count With A Messy Narrative

Halloween Kills delivers on its title and Michael Myers is at his best after almost being burned alive. Myers rampage continues in this blood-drenched follow-up to its widely successful predecessor. Wanting to address the entire town of Haddonfield, Halloween Kills loses its footing as it attempts to juggle too much in its allotted runtime. Never allowing its narrative… Continue reading Review: HALLOWEEN KILLS Raises The Kill Count With A Messy Narrative

Review: THE FOREVER PURGE Depicts America’s Boiling Point

The Forever Purge ends the franchise on a decent enough note and is the closest reflection of what America could look like if the citizens finally had enough. The one night a year where all crime is legal for 12 hours has become a 24-hour deathmatch. While the themes presented in The Forever Purge may strike a core… Continue reading Review: THE FOREVER PURGE Depicts America’s Boiling Point

Review: FREAKY Wears Love For Slasher Films On Its Sleeve

Christopher Landon’s Freaky hilariously meshes the body swap concept with slasher films. How this hasn’t happened till now is mind-boggling, but these two well-known film angles have come together in the best way possible. Landon’s Happy Death Day was a surprise hit, and now he has made a triumphant return. Freaky is a love letter to the slasher genre… Continue reading Review: FREAKY Wears Love For Slasher Films On Its Sleeve

Review: THE INVISIBLE MAN Offers Unnerving, Tense, Sci-Fi Horror

Leigh Whannell is just showing off at this point because he directs The Invisible Man masterfully. Since arriving on the scene with his friend James Wan with their breakout hit Saw in 2004, Whannell has been a force to be reckoned with in the horror genre. His most recent hit was 2018’s Upgrade, but now he… Continue reading Review: THE INVISIBLE MAN Offers Unnerving, Tense, Sci-Fi Horror

Review: FANTASY ISLAND Is A Colossal Cinema Sin

Fantasy Island, a film directed and written by the same person who is responsible for 2018’s abysmal Truth or Dare. Blumhouse really needs to stop prefacing these atrocious films as if hot garbage is something to be celebrated. Not only does Fantasy Island fail to deliver, but it also bypasses logic for nonsense and gaping plot… Continue reading Review: FANTASY ISLAND Is A Colossal Cinema Sin

Review: BLACK CHRISTMAS Offers A Lump Of Coal

Black Christmas, a remake of a remake to an original classic from the director of A Christmas Story. The original 1974 classic is regarded as one of the most horrific holiday films. Director Bob Clark and writer A. Roy Moore crafted a tense, stylish, slow-burning film that sticks with you after the credits roll. Sadly,… Continue reading Review: BLACK CHRISTMAS Offers A Lump Of Coal

Popcorn Frights Unleashes The Second Wave Of Horror Hitting Florida This Summer

Last week, the Popcorn Frights Film Festival announced its first wave of indie horror coming this year. Haunt, a new horror film from the writers of A Quiet Place was the highlight of the first announcement. Now comes the second wave of announcements of even more horror movies coming to the festival.

Review: MA Is So Odd It’s Hard To Believe It’s Real

Ma is a new horror-thriller film written by Scotty Landes (Workaholics) and re-teaming the director and actress pairing of Tate Taylor and Octavia Spencer (The Help). In the movie, Spencer stars as a lonely middle-aged woman who befriends a group of teenagers and allows them to party in her basement, although the teens soon discover… Continue reading Review: MA Is So Odd It’s Hard To Believe It’s Real

INTERVIEW: Happy Death Day 2U Costume Designer Whitney Anne Adams Enters Time Loop

Costume Designer Whitney Anne Adams worked her magic on Happy Death Day 2U, the upcoming sequel to the sleeper-slasher-hit from 2017 about Tree (Jessica Rothe), a girl who just can’t stop dying at the hands of a killer and must relive the same horrific days again and again until she figures it all out. Happy… Continue reading INTERVIEW: Happy Death Day 2U Costume Designer Whitney Anne Adams Enters Time Loop

Review: HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Proves The Law Of Diminishing Returns

Happy Death Day 2U is the sequel to 2017’s Happy Death Day, which took the Groundhog Day trope and added a horror spin to it. The film was a surprise hit, gaining fans with its enjoyable blend of laughs and scares. In the sequel, after having died eleven times, Tree is faced with an even… Continue reading Review: HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Proves The Law Of Diminishing Returns

Review: Why GLASS Is An Interesting Character Study

Is M. Night Shyamalan’s second hot streak finished? Maybe, but probably not entirely. Glass is the newest film from M. Night Shyamalan, the conclusion of his Eastrail 177 Trilogy that began with Unbreakable in 2000 and continued with Split in 2016. In Glass, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) and Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) are captured… Continue reading Review: Why GLASS Is An Interesting Character Study

GLASS: What Worked, And What Didn’t

Glass is out this weekend, and it’s a messy conclusion to M. Night Shyamalan’s “Eastrail 177” Trilogy. Written and directed by Shyamalan, Glass continues the stories of Unbreakable and Split, and attempts to tie the films together. David Dunn (Bruce Willis), Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy), and Elijah Price (Samuel L. Jackson) are all sent to the same… Continue reading GLASS: What Worked, And What Didn’t

Review: How GLASS Fails To Shatter Expectations

Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Glass in M. Night Shyamalan's GLASS.

Nineteen years ago, M. Night Shyamalan crafted Unbreakable, which is now regarded as one of the best superhero films of all time. As time went by and audiences craved another classic from Shyamalan, he released Split to wide acclaim, and it was seen as a return to form. Acting as a pseudo-sequel to Unbreakable, fans… Continue reading Review: How GLASS Fails To Shatter Expectations

Jordan Peele Drops US Trailer On Christmas Day, Now You Won’t Sleep

On Christmas morning, filmmaker Jordan Peele left a present for you in the form the trailer for US, his follow up to Get Out. If you thought you were going to have a pleasant day and rest easy tonight dreaming about sugar-plum fairies, you are dead wrong. The trailer for US is going to get… Continue reading Jordan Peele Drops US Trailer On Christmas Day, Now You Won’t Sleep

TRAILER: HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Brings Us Back To Time-Looping Terror

Happy Death Day 2U from Blumhouse and Universal Pictures return us to the murderous time-loop with the first film’s star Jessica Rothe reprising her roles as Theresa “Tree” Gelbman. The film is set for release on February 14th –yeap, Valentine’s Day — of 2019. Genius. About Happy Death Day 2U Official Description: Two years after… Continue reading TRAILER: HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U Brings Us Back To Time-Looping Terror