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“Hell Fest” Recycles Old Scares, But Adds Nothing to the Slasher...

“Hell Fest” was marketed as a twist on the slasher film go-to: instead of a town or the woods, the masked killer would stalk...

Shhhh… “A Quiet Place” is an excellent, stripped-down creature feature

What makes a good horror movie? For most people, the obvious answer is its ability to have us at the edge of our seats...

Masterfully directed, “It Comes At Night” is a fever dream of...

The most effective type of horror flick is one which understands the various manifestations of fear. It can manifest in various forms, be it...

Neither inventive nor thrilling, “Alien: Covenant” epitomizes “meh” cinema

This article contains light spoilers. I love me a shitty movie. The classics, of course, like “The Room,” “Troll 2” and a whole slew of...

“Raw”: As classy and pensive as it is savage and uncomfortable

Raw (adj.): (of a material or a substance) In its natural state; unprocessed; a French-Belgian film directed by Julia Ducournau starring Garance Marillier infamous...

Split: a thrilling return to form for M. Night Shyamalan

Remember “The Happening”? What a stinker. Remember “Unbreakable”? What a classic. For a little over 10 years, director M. Night Shyamalan has been putting...

“The Girl on the Train” is running out of steam

For a psychological thriller, “The Girl on the Train” isn’t at all psychologically mind-boggling or thrilling. Sure, the book, written by Paula Hawkins, might...

“The Woman in Black 2”: Another forgettable horror sequel

If you are an Internet-savvy youngster, then you’ve probably come across what is known as a “screamer.” Your friends showed you a video or...

“Five Night’s at Freddy’s” contains unique gameplay and original horror

Survival horror games pluck the players from the battlefield and pit them against their worst nightmares. They are an art but few games get...

“Oculus”: Looking through the sloppy glass

How do you make a typical haunting horror movie seem original? Director Mike Flanagan believes this is done by playing with the minds of...