One of the surprising hits of 2022 has been Scott Derrickson's 'The Black Phone' a new Blumhouse horror flick based on the short story with the same name written by Joe Hill. It follows Finney, a young teen who has been abducted by a serial child killer titled 'The Grabber'. Once he wakes up in … Continue reading ‘The Black Phone’ Could’ve Been Better.
In almost all aspects related to the Marvel Cinematic Multiverse, 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness' fails to serve the episodic nature we've grown so accustomed to. Fan-favourites Doctor Strange, Wong and Wanda Maximoff return to either repeat character arcs or go through little to no development in a movie that doesn't really care … Continue reading Sam Raimi’s Dark and Mystical Multiversal Horror Flick and The New ‘Doctor Strange’ Movie.
Is May 2022 literally starting this week? Yes, yes it is but goddamn it, I wanna talk about these movies and because of the chronological aesthetic that I want to uphold, this is going up now. I've wanted to review these movies separately and give them their own reviews but it's really not realistic so … Continue reading march ’22 roundup: ‘Fresh’, ‘X’ and ‘The Adam Project’.
It's safe to say that we are entering a new phase of the slasher sub-genre as the new 'Scream' was released a couple months after the new 'Halloween' and a month before the new 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. While horror has taken quite the artistic direction in the late 2010s with what is now considered elevated … Continue reading Is ‘SCREAM’ (2022) The Requel We’ve Been Waiting For?
Just like its two contrasting leads, Edgar Wright's 'Last Night in Soho' leaves you with two polarizing opinions. It's the type of movie that feels like it should be remembered fondly and to a certain extent does but it's also deeply flawed, so much so that it gets in the way of this becoming a … Continue reading Nothing Can Save ‘Last Night in Soho’ From Its Baffling Ending.
It is Tuesday, October 31st, 1978. As Halloween night bounds the small town of Haddonfield with tragedy, Michael Myers lurks the empty suburban streets to find his way back to his childhood home. Despite the carved pumpkins and ghoulish costumes, nothing sends a chill down Haddonfield's spine like the news of the babysitter murders that … Continue reading ‘Halloween Kills’: A Story Of Rage, Violence and Legacy.
As horror icons get resurrected through modern folklore or as we like to call them; soft reboots, we find ourselves asking whether or not it's necessary. In our current political climate, a new, updated retelling of 'Candyman' makes absolute sense especially with new and exciting Black voices in the horror genre. With Nia DaCosta directing … Continue reading ‘Candyman’: An Incomplete Experience.
'A Quiet Place' has become the go-to movie I recommend to anyone who is looking for a clever, terrifying and entertaining film. It is always a genuine treat seeing how people react to the out-of-the-box experience this movie provides. It's also very uncommon to find yourself getting emotional during a horror movie only to become … Continue reading ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ Is A Relentlessly Terrifying Sequel.
Happy Halloween! It is October 31st 2020, by now we were supposed to have seen the new Halloween II titled Halloween Kills. Something happened and now we won't be getting it till October 15th, 2021. Fortunately though, this incredibly complicated franchise has multiple Halloween II's but this year I wanted to focus on the original … Continue reading The Original Yet Underrated ‘Halloween II’
Every year, I try to incorporate horror classics that I've never seen to my annual Halloween marathon. I'm not that new to horror but I am still working my way through the classics, I only just watched The Shining for the first time last year! This year however, since I literally have nothing else to … Continue reading The Insanity That is The “Evil Dead” Trilogy.