The blood-soaked 'Evil Dead' franchise is perhaps one of the most inspirational horror franchises there are. From the charming, low-budget flair of the original 1981 film to the fiercely unhinged sequel and finishing with a boldly comedic film that defies the rules of a trilogy. What Sam Raimi accomplished with this trilogy is not just … Continue reading ‘Evil Dead Rise’: A Blood-Soaked Trip That’s Oh So Groovy.
Tag: Horror Movies
‘SCREAM VI’: An Instantly Iconic Slasher Requel Sequel.
There is truly no better time than now to dissect the concept of a franchise. Nostalgia has run its course, it is all about revamping these IPs with new characters to sustain a new trilogy or a new show or whatever the studio decides. The iconic actors return to get audiences back but as the … Continue reading ‘SCREAM VI’: An Instantly Iconic Slasher Requel Sequel.
‘Knock At The Cabin’: A Fantastic Concept With a Doomed Ending.
Say what you want about M. Night Shyamalan but he knows how to pick a good concept even if he does fumble the bag with the ending most times. It's refreshing to see a director maintain his style of filmmaking and storytelling throughout all these years especially when he's a relatively newer face in the … Continue reading ‘Knock At The Cabin’: A Fantastic Concept With a Doomed Ending.
‘M3GAN’ Gets The Job Done.
There are a few sub-genres in horror that I tend to stay away from, doll movies being one of them. I never grew up with the 'Child's Play' franchise and I never dared to watch the 'Annabelle' movies so naturally, when the incredible promotional campaign for 'M3GAN' started, I was a bit weary of it. … Continue reading ‘M3GAN’ Gets The Job Done.
‘Bones and All’: An Aching, Haunting Romance With A Lot of Bite.
'Bones and All' is the new Luca Guadagnino film, he is once again reuniting with Timothée Chalamet for a very different movie this time around. A coming-of-age romance set in the eighties about two outcasts trying to make their way in this harsh world. The thing is, they're also cannibals and this is probably the … Continue reading ‘Bones and All’: An Aching, Haunting Romance With A Lot of Bite.
October ’22 // Horror Movie Round-Up! (‘Barbarian’, ‘Pearl’ and ‘Smile’)
2022 continues to become the gift that keeps on giving for horror fans as more movies seemingly pop out of nowhere and become a hit every few weeks at this point. Between 'Smile', 'Pearl' and now 'Barbarian', it was tough picking which one I wanted to review and because I've been trying to catch up … Continue reading October ’22 // Horror Movie Round-Up! (‘Barbarian’, ‘Pearl’ and ‘Smile’)
‘Halloween Ends’ Is The Iconic, Campy and Unconventional Finale That I Loved To Bits.
The original 1978, John Carpenter directed 'Halloween' is probably my favourite horror film of all time. It is the yearly Halloween tradition that I have yet to break and never plan to. The iconic piano and synth, suburban flair and excess usage of pumpkins. The embodiment of evil personified as Michael Myers, a person in … Continue reading ‘Halloween Ends’ Is The Iconic, Campy and Unconventional Finale That I Loved To Bits.
‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’… I Didn’t Get It The First Time But I Get It Now!
A24's horror reign in 2022 has been one of the few pleasant surprises this year has to offer. From the newfound Ti West trilogy surrounding the movie 'X' with the prequel 'Pearl' out now in theatres and the sequel 'MaXXXine' in theatres sometime in the near future to even new and original stories in movies … Continue reading ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’… I Didn’t Get It The First Time But I Get It Now!
‘NOPE’: A Nightmarish Spectacle That Speaks Volumes.
If there has been one movie this year that has impacted me, my love for film and sparked a sense of wonder and awe that I hadn't felt in a while, it is Jordan Peele's third entry, 'NOPE'. Following the massive successes of both 'Get Out' and 'Us', two movies that glued me to the … Continue reading ‘NOPE’: A Nightmarish Spectacle That Speaks Volumes.
‘Prey’: A Highly Satisfying Primal Brawl.
It is quite unfortunate that one of the year's best blockbusters did not get a theatrical release, even more so when it is unanimously hailed as the best movie in its franchise since the original. After a rocky number of sequels and even failure in a crossover franchise, the 'Predator' franchise tried returning to the … Continue reading ‘Prey’: A Highly Satisfying Primal Brawl.