2020’s Becky was arguably the definition of a sleeper hit, garnering some acclaim through word of mouth and possibly solidified Lulu Wilson as an action star who can certainly hold her own. Did the 2020 movie need a sequel? In… Read More ›
Dig deeper into the horror of “V/H/S 99” thanks to the special features included on the home release.
I generally try to keep politics and state of affairs out of my reviews because the review should focus on the sole product itself and not how the industry around it is changing and effecting the content or the distribution… Read More ›
Horror comedy “Cocaine Bear” now available to own at home.
Universal decided to take a swing for the fences and make some relatively low budget horror movies. With movies such as The Black Phone (2021), Violent Night (2022), M3GAN (2022), Knock at the Cabin (2023), and now Cocaine Bear, all… Read More ›
With it out on home video, will you answer the “Knock at the Cabin”?
To say that writer/director M. Night Shyamalan doesn’t divide audiences is a wildly inaccurate statement because his work can arguable by defined as some of the most divisive work from a creator today. He always manages to do something with… Read More ›
Bite into the meat of Alberto Vázquez’s “Unicorn Wars” on home video thanks to Shout! Factory and GKids Films.
One never knows the gems they’ll find at film festivals. Sometimes they’ll be greeted by low-stakes lo-fi supernatural chillers that don’t match your vibe, other times you get to know an action comedy that delights all the same on subsequent… Read More ›
“Unwelcome” Blu-ray Giveaway
After originally being slated for release in 2021, director Jon Wright’s horror/thriller Unwelcome finally hit theaters in March of 2023. If you prefer to get your scares in the privacy of your own home, rejoice as Unwelcome is hitting shelves on… Read More ›
Director Philip Barantini’s latest social-cultural dramatic thriller leaves us all “Accused.” [The Overlook Film Festival]
It used to be that when something horrible happened, citizenry had to wait for official word before they knew what was going on. This meant that their imaginations could run wild with speculation, their worst fears, their most depraved visualization,… Read More ›
“Scream VI” Digital Code Giveaway
For the first time in the Scream series, Ghostface left Woodsboro, an almost symbolic gesture as the filmmaking team Radio Silence fully took their reins of the now-legendary franchise in order to make it their own. EoM senior critic Hunter Heilman… Read More ›
Come for the feature, stay for the bonuses with Lionsgates’s rerelease of “House of 1000 Corpses.”
To not mince words about it, I used to be a very avid collector of movie-related art (within reason) and had a substantial collection of posters, steelbooks, one sheets, and so forth. It was something that I prided myself on,… Read More ›
“Beau is Afraid” and I am perplexed.
Perhaps my favorite movie-going story is how right after graduating college I went on a long-awaited trip to Europe with my mother and, at the same time, Ari Aster’s debut film, Hereditary (2018) was released into theaters. My Twitter timeline… Read More ›
“Renfield:” DOA and Hating It.
Few villains in any medium of storytelling are quite as iconic as Bram Stoker’s Count Dracula, also known as The Prince of Darkness, also known as Vlad the Impaler, also known as The Dark One, etc. (he has an Erykah… Read More ›
“Scare Package 2: Rad Chad’s Revenge” brings plenty to the table in its physical HV release.
There is something special about anthology movies that often get overlooked. They’re essentially a curated collection of shorts that, when brought together, tell an overarching story. Several movies have done this before, like the V/H/S franchise, The ABCs of Death,… Read More ›
2021’s “Cube” lands on the pile of unnecessary remakes.
There was a viral tweet going around recently of a meme account getting roasted for implying that high school in 2002 was “so chill,” leading millennials of that age to share their horror stories of attending high school in a… Read More ›
“You’re Killing Me” Digital Code Giveaway
Getting out of high school and into college shouldn’t cost your life, but it’s a fertile ground for horror stories. Directed by Beth Hanna, the latest tale to turn angst over the future bloody is You’re Killing Me, starring McKaley Miller,… Read More ›
There are riches to be found in the Emerald Triangle if you can survive “Trim Season.” [The Overlook Film Festival]
Horror stories are as much tales to titillate as they are to teach lessons. The fairytales of today — Cinderella, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Hansel and Gretel — are far gentler than when they arose to popularity as… Read More ›
Alexis Jacknow’s “Clock” interrogates society’s preoccupation with procreation. [The Overlook Film Festival]
An off-shoot of 20th Century Studios, 20th Digital Studio works with Hulu to produce a series of horror-centric shorts for October that they call “Bite Size Halloween.” With submissions ranging in a variety of topics from several creators, only a… Read More ›
“Godless: The Eastfield Exorcism” will swallow your soul. [The Overlook Film Festival]
There is something that is truly horrifying about exorcisms and it usually is the horrors behind them. Something about being possessed by an entity is just something that makes my skin personally crawl, and seeing the more modern versions and… Read More ›
“Capsules” suffers from being a great short stretched too thin into a full feature.
When you’re breaking into feature development, there are, of course, some bumps along the road because nothing in life could possibly be that easy. This is certainly what director and co-writer Luke Momo (The Stamp Collector) and additional co-writer and… Read More ›
Shake hands with Anna Zlokovic’s feature debut “Appendage.” [SXSW]
As I get older, I am finding more things about my body that make me feel genuinely decrepit and gross. Whether it’s my newfound back pain, a new mole somewhere unexpected, or simply coming to the conclusion that my acne… Read More ›
Find out what makes “M3GAN” tick when you bring home Gerard Johnstone’s film.
This new absurdity from studios that don’t release monster hits in 4K is getting a little out of hand. There are so many great horror movies that are getting just Blu-ray releases as the highest quality of release or not… Read More ›