Just because you can make a movie doesn’t necessarily mean you actually should. This is a sentiment I’ve felt many times after watching some real flops. For some reason, the horror genre seems to be plagued by them. It got to where there’s a whole sub-genre known as “B-horror.” These are typically films that are campy, cheesy, and over-the-top to the point of being co...[Read More]
When watching independent films it’s important to keep an open mind. They are seen as being more experimental and don’t tend to follow typical tropes laid out by bigger-budgeted works. That can be both a blessing and a curse because these tropes exist for a reason and removing them from a genre can end in disaster. Ashes is a film that attempts to bring together the genres of comedy an...[Read More]
I am one to hold the belief that not all movies need to break new ground. However, the most important aspect of a film for me is the story and its ability to draw me in. This can extend to the setting, the plot, and the characters and if at least some of those connect to the audience then I can overlook other shortcomings. Hellmington is a 2018 Canadian Horror/Thriller film that tries to tell a go...[Read More]
Movie-based video games aren’t a new concept. In fact, there have been video games based on movies all the way back in the early 80s. Although many of these games tend to be completely awful, some of them have won over gamers. However, video games based on horror movies tend to be the former rather than the latter. The Blair Witch franchise has had its time in the video game community with t...[Read More]
This past summer, Alien had its 40th birthday, and to celebrate Titan Books released The Making of Alien. In this companion book, information and background images are shown on how this unique science fiction horror came to life. Join us as we dive into this art book and feel the terror Ripley felt.
Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren keep a possessed doll locked up in an artifacts room in their house. When the doll awakens the room's evil spirits, it soon becomes a night of terror for the couple's young daughter and her friends.