Tag: horror

Movie Review: FREAKY Starring Kathryn Newton, Vince Vaughn, Alan Ruck

Posted: November 13, 2020 at 8:30 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews

You’ve seen body-swap movies before, but never quite like this… Today, on Friday the 13th, Blumhouse is releasing their latest horror-comedy from director Christopher Landon (Death Day). Freaky follows in the footsteps of other body-swap comedies like Freaky Friday, 18 Again!, 13 Going on 30, etc. Except this one the formula on its head, when […]

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Movie Review: Blumhouse’s THE LIE on Prime Video

Posted: October 5, 2020 at 11:00 am   /   Movie Reviews

How far would you go to protect your child? That question is explored in the newest film, The Lie written and directed by Veena Sud. As part of the Welcome to the Blumhouse partnership between Amazon Studios and Blumhouse Television, The Lie is one of eight films to be released, accompanied by Black Box, which […]

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Movie Review: DEATH OF ME Starring Maggie Q, Luke Hemsworth

Posted: October 3, 2020 at 12:05 pm   /   Movie Reviews

As October kicks off, television and movie fans are hardly containing their excitement for the upcoming horror releases. Between the pandemic pushing films back, it seems this October is loaded with content coming out each week to satisfy horror fans looking for that Halloween fix. With the first weekend in October here, we saw the […]

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Movie Review: ANTEBELLUM Starring Janelle Monáe, Eric Lange, Jena Malone

Posted: September 19, 2020 at 11:38 am   /   Movie Reviews

With the success of wildly popular films like Get Out and Us, it seems that the increase in sociopolitical horror-thrillers is on the rise. This has created a genre of films that exist within those categories, yet offer an interesting perspective on the social climate surrounding race, gender, class, etc. The latest film to step […]

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As Alfred Hitchcock’s PSYCHO Turns 60, A Look Into the Infamous Shower Scene

Posted: June 16, 2020 at 4:26 pm   /   Film

“Oh no, don’t go in that house!” “Watch out! He’s right behind you.” Some of the most memorable movies of all time are horror films, of which, some of the best and most revolutionary were made in the 1930s and 40s by the original production house of horror Universal Studios. The early horror films set […]

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JURASSIC PARK Turns 27, A Look Back at the Film and Its Horror Roots

Posted: June 11, 2020 at 6:31 pm   /   Film

“Welcome to Jurassic Park.” In recognition of Jurassic Park Day, I want to revisit the iconic film and explore its horror roots! Dr. Alan Grant states at the beginning of the film, “raptors have far more in common with present-day birds than they do with reptiles.” Borrowing from Dr. Grant, the original Jurassic Park has […]

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Movie Review: THE TURNING Starring Mackenzie Davis, Finn Wolfhard, Brooklynn Prince

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 4:53 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Floria Sigismondi, a seasoned music video director, helmed the latest take on the classic novella by Henry James (The Turning of the Screw) with this weekend’s release of The Turning. The film, which suggests it’s the year 1994 with a news report on the death of Curt Cobain (among other things, such as a landline […]

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Movie Review: UNDERWATER Starring Kristen Stewart

Posted: January 10, 2020 at 10:16 am   /   Movie Reviews

Underwater, the latest film from William Eubank, hit theatres this weekend. The film is a sci-fi flick starring Kristen Stewart as Norah, the main character, surrounded by a supporting cast of T.J. Miller, Jessica Henwick, Vincent Cassel, John Gallagher Jr., and Mamoundou Athie. Stewart and company are part of an aquatic research team, working in […]

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Movie Review: THE GRUDGE Starring Tara Westwood, Junko Bailey, David Lawrence Brown

Posted: January 3, 2020 at 6:04 pm   /   Movie Reviews

As the year 2020 revs up for an entire new slate of cinematic releases, the first weekend of the new decade seems to be off to a dismal start, with the release of Nicolas Pesce’s newest installment of The Grudge. Existing not as a remake, but a hybrid of a reboot/sequel, the film follows an […]

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Movie Review: ’47 Meters Down: Uncaged’

Posted: August 16, 2019 at 12:15 pm   /   Movie Reviews

It seems that at least once or twice a year, the distribution of a shark movie with a theatrical run meets the needs of the masses to see their share of carnage (tiding them over until the next film of course,) and this year’s installment meant to fulfill that need was Johannes Roberts’ “47 Meters […]

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