REVIEW: Halloween (2018)

Halloween (2018) takes place 40 years after the original film, completely wiping the slate clean of any sequels or over-complications. The Shape has been incarcerated ever since that fateful Halloween night in 1978, until he breaks out of a transport bus and heads to Haddonfield to wreak havoc. Little does he know that for all…

You Should Be Watching: The Black Cat (1934)

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where I recommend forgotten or underappreciated movies and TV shows that deserve to be kept alive. In keeping with my Halloween theme for the month of October, this week we’ll be trapped in a creepy house with horror movie legends Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff in the classic…

REVIEW: Apostle (2018)

Apostle stars Dan Stevens and Michael Sheen and follows a man who sails to an unknown island in search of his captive sister, infiltrating the crazed cult that’s holding her. I had been eagerly awaiting this film ever since it’s announcement, as I think Gareth Evans is one of the most talented action filmmakers working…

You Should Be Watching: Paranorman (2012)

“I didn’t ask to be born this way.” “Funny, neither did we.” Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where I recommend movies and TV shows that deserve more attention than they’ve gotten. In keeping with the Halloween theme I’ve adopted for the season, this week we’ll be communing with ghosts in the town of…

You Should Be Watching: Tale of Tales (2015)

Welcome back to You Should Be Watching, where I recommend lesser known or loved movies and TV series. This week I’ll be continuing my theme of horror, creature-features and anything suitable for Halloween. For this installment we’re slaying sea monsters with John C. Reilly in Tale of Tales, a gruesome and beautiful anthology of the…

REVIEW: Hell Fest (2018)

A traveling horror park, a group of friends looking for scares, and a merciless killer stalking them; this is the very simple setup for Hell Fest. I’ll admit that it was an intriguing one. I’ve always loved those kinds of horror festivals and mazes, and the concept of someone disguising themselves as one of the…