Pennywise Came From Middle-earth

Pennywise The Dancing Clown or also known as Mr. Bob Grey… What is he? Where did he come from? What is the purpose of his slumber and eating of children’s meat saturated with fear? These are questions and debates that have filled message rooms at the far edges of the internet and are ever increasing…

Knock…Don’t Knock Twice

Don’t Knock Twice is a modern reinvention of bloody mary, similar to how Candyman created it’s own urban myth this English film could be a considered a fairy tale of witches and demons with an urban legend ambiance. Chloe seeks refuge with her estranged mother Jess played by Katee Sackhoff, (Oculus, Battlestar Galactica) her friend…

Critters Ate The Farm

Carnivorous space hedgehogs armed with poisonous spikes and an insatiable appetite escape from an intergalactic prison, travel to earth and attack an unsuspecting family of farmers with space bounty hunters hot on their trail. Sounds like a standard 80’s schlock creature feature, and it was, but it also symbolized the pinnacle of 80’s  horror classics….

Friend Request From The Dead

In my opinion Friend Request received a raw deal from the start, being released after the sub-par horror film Unfriended which immediately left a sour taste for social media based horror not only in the fans of the genre but general audience as well. I am going to go out in defense of Friend Request…

Dissection of Evil-The Autopsy of Jane Doe

The underground horror scene is rife with underrated and unhyped movies just waiting for the large scale audiences to discover, The Autopsy of Jane Doe is one of these hidden treasures. Secreted into limited release and vanishing into streaming services this film is the first English-language release from Norwegian director Andre Ovredal who created the…

Goodbye AHS, Hello The Exorcist

The Exorcist is the long awaited show that horror fans deserve- now you may say “What about The Walking Dead or American Horror story?” but let us be honest The Walking Dead is more survival drama with closer ties to the likes of Lost than to the genre of horror and American Horror Story… I…

Chapter III

The heat beating down through the trees was unbearable, sweat dripped from Mumba Nkusa’s head wrap into his eyes  making the grueling task at hand even more difficult than it already was. He dared not move to wipe the sweat away for fear that the men with guns would accuse him of lax behavior resulting…

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…

Japanese Horror Wants Their Movie Back

In 2013 David Sandberg created a short for the Who’s There Film Challenge it depicts a women turning the lights off in the hallway of her apartment to reveal a creature that is stalking her through the dark.The full length feature film Lights Out it’s based on produced by James Wann held such promise, it seemed this…

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…

Eli Roth’s Party Favor: Clown

 Eli Roth is a name that attracts movie goers, his body of work proves he is a pivotal force in shaping the genre bringing horror to the new age. Hostel reinvented  ‘body horror’, creating physical terror that will leave the audience ill at ease  similar to what  Clive Barker created with his legendary  Hellraiser.  It is without…