It has been a staple of the horror genre for so long that it is difficult to remember a time when the Slasher movie didn’t exist. The simple premise of a supernatural or just plain crazy person stalking and killing a … Continue reading Dreams and Nightmares Month: Did we miss the death of the Slasher movie?
After my review of The Thing, a horror movie classic for many people, Michael over at Parlour of Horror took um-bridge with my claim that it wasn’t scary. It had it’s moments but at no point did I really feel “horrified” or … Continue reading When do horror movies stop being scary?
There was a lot to like about the first Insidious movie. Rather than be the standard haunted house, jump-scare filled horror movie, it tried to do something else, introducing the interesting concept of “The Further.” It meant that I was … Continue reading Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) Review
Annabelle was not the horror movie I was expecting. I thought it was going to be a Chucky/Child’s Play possessed doll horror where the actual toy did the killing, haunting and scaring but instead, the movie is much more in the … Continue reading Annabelle (2014) Review
Horror movies have to do something new and unique to make any sort of lasting impact or distinguish itself from the crowd. In a field where there are increasing franchises, churning out similar versions of the same type of movie, … Continue reading Insidious (2010) Review
What If… is a self-indulgent look at how things could have been. I take an event or a rumour and let my imagination run wild. It’s rarely based on fact and completely based on guess-work and conjecture. I was watching … Continue reading What If… Ghostbusters was a horror movie?