Chapter V

Max Gaston Gerlache stood from his desk and walked over to the lifeless fireplace looking up at the handsome lion trophy mounted over it, the King of the jungle silenced in a display of eternal rage. His commander and closest adviser Captain Leon Rogers stood to the side of the desk in a patient silence…

Chapter IV

Mitch stood at the port side looking at the calm ocean, land appeared on the horizon signalling the ships approach into the Gulf of Guinea. He enjoyed the past 22 days on the Dunbar, most of the weeks at sea Mitch entertained himself in the mid-level accommodations reserved for first class passengers, Michael on the…

Chapter II

London 1890 In the office of The Daily Guardian Mitch Alpert hunched over his desk piecing together the scraps of telegraphs he collected from the home office over the past week. The information was displayed in front of him like a disorganized puzzle, each section held a few sentences he was attempting to reconstruct into…

Marvel v. DC

This is not a review of Suicide Squad, I felt the movie had it’s merits but in most films especially comic book based  the villain needs to be grander in scope than the hero in order for the protagonist to overcome and rise above in the eyes of the audience. Enchantress to me was a…

Hard Candy: Spider Trapped in own Web

“‘Welcome to my parlor.’ said the Spider to the Fly.” The statement from  Mary Howitt’s poem The Spider and The Fly echos the predator and prey relationship. Imagine if you will the scenario of the Spider being the unknowing prey and the Fly with a secret of it’s own. In Hard Candy Ellen Page is…

James Wan: Horror Icon

Any horror fan could say that the Saw franchise without a doubt has impacted the genre in a major way. Either you enjoy all the films or think the series should have ended with the first there is no question that the original Saw (2004) is a ground breaking and epic horror film. We have…

The Rat Under The Stairs

Robert Michael slowly walked the sidewalk of his Brooklyn neighborhood, four blocks away he started to dread the oncoming approach silently pleading to find a note from his wife saying she wasn’t ever coming home. He knew she was attending night class which Robert felt as a waste of money, draining his precious funds on…

Horror Critics Should Be Horror Fans

As loyal horror fans we are accustomed to critics crapping on our beloved genre, looking at a Rotten Tomatoes Score or Metacritic review is not a good indicator if a newly released movie is watchable or even has re-watchable qualities.   Why do we stand for this type of ill treatment? Just look at Netflix’s…

The Tale of Mr. Legend

Are there signs of real urban legends around us? Or do we purposely ignore the evidence to protect ourselves from the truth behind the tales?

Terrible Depths of Men

When an abusive boyfriend and his best friend attempt to avoid consequences they are confronted by a conduit of the pain they caused.

Chapter I

She could smell the oncoming approach first, felines and most carnivorous mammals have a very distinctive smell. Every animal in the jungle has a definitive scent, reptiles though are hardest to detect since their essence is camouflaged with the jungle’s and can’t be tracked until directly on you. Jane Weaver crouched over her freshly killed gazelle…