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MOVIE REVIEWS

Reel Review: Amelia’s Children (2024)

Reel Review: Amelia’s Children (2024)

An entertaining oddity, "Amelia’s Children" doesn't quite overcome its many flaws, but it still manages to be a movie that must be seen.
Reel Review: The Invisible Fight (2024)

Reel Review: The Invisible Fight (2024)

A film that feels like it shouldn't work on paper, "The Invisible Fight" is a gem that combines discordant elements to make beautiful music.
Reel Review: Earworm (2024)

Reel Review: Earworm (2024)

"Earworm" leads with some strong performances and a concept that makes your skin crawl, but it can’t decide what type of film it wants to be.
Take Two Review: Stopmotion (2024)

Take Two Review: Stopmotion (2024)

One of the most affecting and jaw-droppingly original horror films I’ve seen in some time, "Stopmotion" demands to be seen.
Reel Review: Cold Meat (2024)

Reel Review: Cold Meat (2024)

An effectively chilling and unexpected tale of survival, "Cold Meat" will keep you on the edge of your seat, shivering with anticipation.
Tubi Tuesday: I Had a Bloody Good Time at House Harker (2016)

Tubi Tuesday: I Had a Bloody Good Time at House Harker (2016)

Sometimes, you just want to have a bloody good time; that's where a flawed but fun film like "House Harker" comes in to deliver the goods.
Reel Review: Stopmotion (2024)

Reel Review: Stopmotion (2024)

A disturbing and visually stunning stop at the crossroads of creation and obsession, "Stopmotion" delivers for fans of animation and horror.
Streaming Spotlight: Werewolves Within (2021)

Streaming Spotlight: Werewolves Within (2021)

"Werewolves Within" is clever and entertaining; with a great cast, it will keep you on the edge of your seat while also making you laugh. 
Reel Review: Baghead (2024)

Reel Review: Baghead (2024)

"Baghead" is a beautifully made film that does a lot right but fails to live up to its potential or fully deliver on its creepy premise.
Reel Review: Cellphone (2024)

Reel Review: Cellphone (2024)

Atmospheric and effectively scary at times, "Cellphone" is admirable in its attempt to defy expectations, even if it doesn't fully succeed.
Reel Review: Jurassic Triangle

Reel Review: Jurassic Triangle

We all love a good "so bad it's good" romp with ample silliness and bad CGI, but "Jurassic Triangle" is just plain bad — minus all the fun.
Love and Horror: After Midnight (2019)

Love and Horror: After Midnight (2019)

Long after the horror subsides, the hidden indie horror gem "After Midnight" warms the heart; it's exquisite horror with emotional heft.
Take Two Review: Midnight Peepshow

Take Two Review: Midnight Peepshow

Captivatingly vibrant, "Midnight Peepshow" takes you down a twisted rabbit hole of anthology horror interlinked with the dark web.
Tubi Tuesday: Fat Tuesday (2018)

Tubi Tuesday: Fat Tuesday (2018)

It's a day of celebration, and while the horror film "Fat Tuesday" isn't perfect, you have to admire the spirit and tenacity of this outing.
Reel Review: Alice and the Vampire Queen

Reel Review: Alice and the Vampire Queen

"Alice and the Vampire Queen" is a fun culinary concept, but poor choices and undercooked jokes left me feeling extra salty.
Reel Review: Midnight Peepshow

Reel Review: Midnight Peepshow

A twisted, dreamlike anthology exploring the sinister side of lust and greed, "Midnight Peepshow" is the antidote to Valentine's schlock.
Reel Review: Restore Point (2024)

Reel Review: Restore Point (2024)

"Restore Point" is smart sci-fi noir with a great premise that provides a show-stopping visual showcase for a promising new director.
Movie Night: Lisa Frankenstein (2024)

Movie Night: Lisa Frankenstein (2024)

It's not flawless, but "Lisa Frankenstein" is a risk-taking, fun, women-driven film that marks the highly welcomed return of Diablo Cody.
Movie Night: Poor Things (2023)

Movie Night: Poor Things (2023)

"Poor Things" marries thought-provoking feminist themes, literary influences, and surrealist fantasy into a sublime cinematic masterpiece.
Reel Review: Ghostwritten (2024)

Reel Review: Ghostwritten (2024)

The less you know about "Ghostwritten", the better, but it's a smartly crafted thriller that offers plenty of surprises and a great ending.

LISTS

Horror Directors Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

Horror Directors Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

We've recognized Oscar-worthy genre talent in front of the camera; let's go behind the camera to look at snubbed visionary directors.
Love and Horror: 14 Bloody Romances

Love and Horror: 14 Bloody Romances

Romance isn't dead, but these 14 killer romantic horror movies will take your breath away, whether you watch solo or with someone special.
Horror Actors Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

Horror Actors Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

After highlighting women snubbed by the Academy, we're back with ten memorable male performances in horror worthy of Oscar recognition.
Horror Actresses Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

Horror Actresses Who Deserved Oscar Nominations

While everyone is talking about women snubbed by the Academy, we share ten remarkable genre performances that deserved Oscar recognition.
Triple Threat: Risk and Reward Horror

Triple Threat: Risk and Reward Horror

Want to elevate your horror game and raise the stakes on fun and frights? These films about high risk and reward are a sure bet.
The Four-Front of Horror: Horror Dramas

The Four-Front of Horror: Horror Dramas

Horror dramas, or arthouse, may be dismissed by horror purists, but they can be among the most harrowing and affecting films in the genre.
Balancing the Scales: Karmic Justice in Horror

Balancing the Scales: Karmic Justice in Horror

In horror, we often see innocent lives destroyed. But sometimes, we get the satisfaction of seeing real monsters get their karmic justice.
Five on it: Video Game Zombies

Five on it: Video Game Zombies

We pay homage to some great video game zombies that time may have forgotten but that still hold a special place in our geeky gamer hearts.
Best of the 90s: Teen Slashers

Best of the 90s: Teen Slashers

Thanks to horror master Wes Craven reviving the genre, the '90s were a sick time for rad teen slashers — many that are still da bomb today.
The Four-Front of Horror: Body Horror

The Four-Front of Horror: Body Horror

Past the glorious gore, body horror intelligently exposes the monstrous horrors of humanity, and vivisects our greatest fears.
Scream Kings: Twelve Titans of Terror

Scream Kings: Twelve Titans of Terror

Our beloved scream queens are horror royalty, but the genre's most memorable men — the iconic scream kings — deserve their flowers, too.
Around the World in 80 Films: Alaska and Hawaii

Around the World in 80 Films: Alaska and Hawaii

We conclude our exploration of worldwide horror by returning to America and visiting Alaska and Hawaii, the states outside the mainland.
The Four-Front of Horror: Magnetic Madmen

The Four-Front of Horror: Magnetic Madmen

We may be holding out for a hero, but these unhinged villains make our hearts skip a beat with their crazy but captivating screen presence.
10 Iconic Horror Movie Villains and What They Represent

10 Iconic Horror Movie Villains and What They Represent

The most iconic horror movie villains deliver thrills and chills, but they also cut much deeper to reflect collective fears and humanity.
What horror films are best for new genre enthusiasts?

What horror films are best for new genre enthusiasts?

If you're new to the genre or looking to strengthen your horror foundation, these fifteen films — new and old — are a great place to start.
Around the World in 80 Films: Canadian Horror

Around the World in 80 Films: Canadian Horror

As we near the end of our horror trip around the world, we visit our neighbor to the North to experience the best in Canadian horror.
Six Films That Scared Me Shitless

Six Films That Scared Me Shitless

Part of what makes horror so effective is how well it taps into deep-rooted trauma to scare you and, in some cases, scar you for life.
Eerie and Disturbing Moments in Non-Horror Cinema

Eerie and Disturbing Moments in Non-Horror Cinema

Great horror can always be found if you seek it out, and sometimes, the most horrific and haunting scenes lurk in films outside of the genre.
Five Life Lessons From Horror

Five Life Lessons From Horror

Horror is as much education as entertainment. Take our quiz to see if you recognize the genre gem based on the pearls of wisdom it offers.
Twenty Frightfully Fun Holiday Horror Shorts

Twenty Frightfully Fun Holiday Horror Shorts

Are you looking to cram in as much holiday horror as you can but short on time? We've got you covered with 20 short but satisfying films.

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