HORROR THURSDAY: THE TORMENT OF LAURIE ANN CULLOM

HORROR THURSDAY: THE TORMENT OF LAURIE ANN CULLOM

The Torment of Laurie Ann Cullom likes to play with genre expectations. The opening credit scroll is reminiscent of the recent wave of found footage/this is a true story films that overtook horror for quite a few years. The throwback […]

HORROR THURSDAY: SUBSPECIES

HORROR THURSDAY: SUBSPECIES

In Trannsylvania, the King of the Vampires (Angus Scrimm) awaits the return of his heir. Unfortunately, bastard child Radu gets their first, stabs the King, and assumes control of the all-powerful Blood Stone. Three graduate students arrive in the village […]

HORROR THURSDAY: THE DEN

HORROR THURSDAY: THE DEN

The Den is a horror film inspired by the rise of Chat Roulette and similar random video chatting sites on the internet. Elizabeth receives a grant from her university to study the impact of relative anonymity on conversations in The […]

HORROR THURSDAY: HUSH

HORROR THURSDAY: HUSH

Hush is a home invasion horror film about a deaf novelist being tormented by a total stranger for no reason. I could also say that Hush is a modern home invasion horror film and be accurate enough. All too often now, the […]

HORROR THURSDAY: THE FALLING

HORROR THURSDAY: THE FALLING

The Falling is, quite honestly, one of the strangest horror films I’ve ever seen. After the death of their close friend Abby, a group of young women in a boarding school begin to experience uncontrollable fainting spells and mass hysteria. […]

HORROR THURSDAY: 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

HORROR THURSDAY: 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE

10 Cloverfield Lane is the giant monster attack/apocalypse horror film we deserved when the original Cloverfield came out in 2008. That film was an ambitious but messy shakycam disaster film with the bones of a good intimate horror/survival film trapped inside. 10 […]

VINTAGE VAULT:  ROOM SERVICE

VINTAGE VAULT: ROOM SERVICE

The Marx Brothers were always known for a very frenetic style of comedy in their films. Anything could, and usually did, happen. Things like story and plot usually took a back seat to just making sure the boys had plenty […]

HORROR THURSDAY: THE IMOM

HORROR THURSDAY: THE IMOM

“The iMom” is a satirical horror/sci-fi short by writer/director Ariel Martin. It opens with an infomercial advertising the benefits of a a digital mother surrogate (including actual footage of one of the increasingly realistic androids being developed in laboratories) before […]