“Lovely, Dark, and Deep”: Atmospheric Horror at Its Finest

Lovely, Dark, and Deep (2023)

“Lovely, Dark, and Deep” plunges viewers into the heart of darkness, as park ranger Lennon, portrayed with stunning intensity by Georgina Campbell, navigates the treacherous wilderness of a national park haunted by a legacy of disappearances. Director Teresa Sutherland masterfully crafts an atmosphere of suffocating dread, utilizing ominous cinematography and a droning score to heighten the sense of impending doom. As Lennon delves deeper into the park’s secrets, the line between reality and nightmare blurs, … Read The Full Article

Continue Halloween Tradition with Friday the 13th, Slasher Cinema at its Rawest

Hello again ghouls and dolls! Your glamorous guardian of the gore Sharon here, continuing our sacred countdown honoring horror’s highest holidays. Yesterday we immersed in the masterful autumn atmosphere of Carpenter’s Halloween to launch us into October. Today I prescribe upholding tradition through a date with Camp Crystal Lake’s hockey-masked slasher supreme himself – Jason Voorhees! …Alright, let’s rewind a bit. Technically the first Friday the 13th in 1980 introduced Jason’s vengeful mother as the … Read The Full Article

Gothic (1986) – Russell’s Surreal Portrait of Creative Darkness

Gothic (1986)

I was eager to revisit Ken Russell’s 1986 cult classic Gothic. This surreal and stylized take on the fabled night Mary Shelley conceived Frankenstein has all the ingredients to delight fans of phantasmagoric cinema. Russell wastes no time plunging viewers into the libertine world of Lord Byron, surrounding the poet with bosomy maidens and scandalized tourists. Upon arrival at Byron’s Lake Geneva estate, Percy Bysshe Shelley can barely contain his ardor, quoting poetry amid lightning … Read The Full Article

Baptized in Blood: How 80s Horror Films Defined My Love of the Macabre

Old 90s Video Store

As a lifelong horror fanatic born in 1984, the bloody blockbusters of the late 70s and 80s baptized me in terror and left an indelible mark on my darker sensibilities. My earliest memories are huddling with friends to gorge on VHS frightfests rented from our local video store. Hands trembling as we fed the chunky plastic tapes into the VCR, we held our breath through the garish previews, knowing the horrors to come would fray … Read The Full Article

Captive Scout Taylor-Compton Sinks Her Teeth into Vampirism in Tubi’s

Tubi 2023 Captive

Tubi continues churning out lively original genre films to devour, and their 2021 vampire outing Captive should sufficiently sate B-movie fans’ bloodlust. Helmed by director Gregg Simon, this fast-paced creature feature combines familiar tropes with engrossing twists to deliver modest but entertaining horror action. And leading lady Scout Taylor-Compton shines as a mild-mannered young woman turned ruthless femme fatale after being “turned.” Captive quickly introduces us to a group of rather foolish friends who decide … Read The Full Article

How The Blair Witch Project Brought Found Footage Horror Into the Mainstream

Blair Witch Project 1999

Among all the groundbreaking horror films of the 1990s, perhaps none proved more influential than 1999’s micro-budget phenomenon The Blair Witch Project. The found footage tale of student filmmakers encountering a supernatural force in the Maryland woods became a landmark for innovative format, online marketing, and documentary-style scares. As we pass its 20th anniversary, it’s time to revisit how this trailblazing indie changed horror forever. Directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez wrote, planned, and shot … Read The Full Article

Danielle Harris – From Scream Queen to Horror Heroine

Danielle Harris

Among today’s scream queens, few carry the genre pedigree and passionate fanbase of Danielle Harris. Her legendary run playing Michael Myers’ niece Jamie Lloyd in Halloween 4 and 5 endeared her to audiences. While still a child, she demonstrated surprising maturity and nuance in the role that would define her career. But beyond those franchise turns, Harris’ creativity and devotion to horror has uniquely impacted the genre. Harris’ talent and charisma shown through even in … Read The Full Article

Insidious Franchise Stretched Thin in Sequel The Red Door

insidious the red door

As a devotee of all things horror, I entered my viewing of Insidious: The Red Door with an open mind but alas, found this sequel to deliver diminishing returns. Trading the atmospheric tension of the original for loud jump scares and unearned story turns, The Red Door shortchanges fans of the Insidious franchise. Picking up years after the Lambert family’s brush with the Further realm, The Red Door finds eldest son Dalton entering troubled young … Read The Full Article

Fans Invited to Shape New Horror Doc In Search of Darkness: 1990-1994

In Search of Darkness: 1990-1994

The creative team behind the hugely popular retrospective horror documentary series In Search of Darkness is returning to the genre’s past, this time setting their sights on the crucial but overlooked 1990s epoch. In an unconventional move, the producers are inviting horror buffs to help shape the upcoming In Search of Darkness: 1990-1994 by taking a comprehensive survey sharing their perspectives on what films, filmmakers, trends and topics they most want to see given the … Read The Full Article

Screambox Summons RoboDoc, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and More Frights for August

Screambox

Horror streamers, prepare for a frightful August as Screambox conjures up an enticing new collection of chillers, slashers, and cult classics coming to the service. Leading the pack of Screambox originals is the four-part docuseries RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop. Launching August 29, this comprehensive behind-the-scenes look at the making of Paul Verhoeven’s iconic sci-fi satire will feature interviews with the cast and crew including Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ray Wise, and more. Get the … Read The Full Article

Sink Your Teeth into Tubi’s Latest Horror Acquisitions – Where The Devil Roams and Satan Wants You

The poster for Where The Devil Roams shows a black-and-white image of a young woman looking over her shoulder with a fearful expression. She has short curly hair and wears a coat. Behind her is a spooky forest at night. The title appears in a red serif font. The poster for Satan Wants You features a close-up of a goat's head against a black background. The goat has curved horns and yellow eyes with red pupils.Below it in an orange font reads the title and tagline "Satan Wants You...to believe the hype."

As a lifelong horror fiend, I was over the moon to hear about Tubi’s newest additions to their fright flick lineup – the creepy carnival chiller Where The Devil Roams and the shocking true crime documentary Satan Wants You. As someone who lives and breathes all things horror, I couldn’t be more excited to sink my teeth into these sinister offerings. First up is Where The Devil Roams, which follows a down-on-their-luck family of traveling … Read The Full Article

Wicked Witchboard Remake Channels Searing Scares and Modern Occult Obsessions

Witchboard Remake horror movie

The newly released trailer for the Witchboard remake conjures up relentless chills with an early sequence depicting an unwitting seance gone wrong. Hands trembling, makeshift medium Emily grasps the wooden pendulum board as candles flicker ominously. The camera cuts between her terrified eyes and the ominous swing of the pendulum, culminating in a blurry figure rushing towards the screen amidst stuttering camera glitches and Emily’s blood-curdling scream. Legendary horror director Chuck Russell clearly indicates a … Read The Full Article

The Ultimate Halloween Terror Continues: Stop Michael Myers in Halloween II: The Game

As a lifelong Halloween franchise fanatic, I’ve been counting the days until Halloween II: The Game, an amazing new retro board game that faithfully captures the chilling events of the 1981 slasher sequel. Fright-Rags and Stop the Killer have outdone themselves, transporting players back to Haddonfield Memorial Hospital for a desperate life-or-death struggle against the menacing Michael Myers. In Halloween II: The Game, You Try to Stop Michael Myers In Halloween II: The Game, you … Read The Full Article

“The Complete List of Horror Streaming Services with Reviews and Ratings!”

Every horror streaming service rated and reviewed

There are a lot of different horror streaming services out there, and it can be difficult to decide which one is the best. In this article, we’ll be reviewing the best horror streaming services available, and rating them according to their overall quality. Netflix We’ll start with Netflix. Netflix is well known for its high-quality horror movies, and its library of movies is constantly growing. It’s also one of the most affordable options out there, … Read The Full Article

New Indie Horror Film “The Pumpkin Man”.

The Pumpkin Man

A new indie horror film is coming soon titled “The Pumpkin Man”, It took seven years to complete this feature from a collection of shorts. We don’t really have much details on the scope of the film at this time but we were sent the trailer for press release by director Ryan Sheets which can be seen below. Cromwell is a town whose history is intertwined with that of a local legend; The Pumpkin Man. … Read The Full Article

NIGHTSTREAM 2021 Virtual Festival

NIGHTSTREAM 2021

NIGHTSTREAM will be returning this October as per official announcement. Organizers of American genre festivals across the country came together to launch NIGHTSTREAM in October 2020 to ‘present a dynamic and accessible virtual film festival.’ Returning once again for 2021. For the fall season, NIGHTSTREAM will bring a singular experience to audiences in the U.S. despite the current global climate of uncertainty. Several independent film festivals have teamed up to form the virtual festival: the … Read The Full Article

AMERICAN HORROR STORIES combines “Rubber Man” with “Rubber Woman”

American Horror Stories

A new installment of AMERICAN HORROR STORIES hits Hulu this week with “Rubber Woman” meeting her predecessor. The upcoming spinoff American Horror Story series has been promoted through “Rubber Woman” for weeks. ‘Rubber Woman’ has teamed up with ‘Rubber Man’ in a new hilarious promotion. There will be seven episodes of American Horror Stories that concentrate on myths. One of the episodes will be directed by Sarah Paulson. Starting July 15th, it will be available … Read The Full Article

Four Good Horror Movies You’re Not Watching

Horror Movies

Many of you are seeking a great horror movie to watch tonight, well let us help you decide on one of the best movies that you are not watching tonight. What makes a great horror movie? Sometimes a scary movie can have some unique attributes that sets it apart from others. Here are some movies that do exactly that. 1. ‘Halloween’ Michael Myers is back in “Halloween,” taking on Laurie Strode once again. “Halloween” is … Read The Full Article