Tag: horror

Interview: ‘Evil Dead The Musical’ Creator Christopher Bond Talks Bringing Ash to St. Louis (Oct. 12-22)

Posted: October 9, 2017 at 5:16 pm   /   Interviews, Local, St. Louis Events

Written and directed by Sam Raimi, Evil Dead (1981) is one of the most beloved cult classics of all time. Starring Bruce Campbell as Ash, the film spawned two sequels (Evil Dead 2: Dead By Dawn, Army of Darkness), a reboot in  2013, and a television show on Starz which is about to start its third […]

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Review: ‘It Comes at Night’ Starring Joel Edgerton, Carmen Ejogo, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Posted: June 8, 2017 at 6:20 pm   /   Movie Reviews

After the critical success of his first film, Krisha, writer/director Trey Edward Shults returns with his sophomore film, It Comes at Night. The psychological thriller revolves around a family isolated in an abandoned house in the woods, while trying to avoid a sickness that is plaguing the rest of the world. Thematically, this is a masterful […]

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57: ‘November Man’ and ‘As Above/So Below’

Posted: September 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm   /   Film, Local, Reel Spoilers

Episode #57 is a twofer as we spoil both The November Man and As Above/So Below. And, just to make things more enticing, we didn’t really care for either. We always do our best work when we don’t like a movie and we have some head-scratching questions about both films. All this plus a Video […]

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6 Movies About Home Invasions, In Honor of ‘You’re Next’

Posted: August 24, 2013 at 9:22 am   /   Film, Local, Top Original Content

This week sees the release of You’re Next a horror movie about a gang of mysterious killers trying to attack a family in their own home. Read our review of You’re Next. This got me to thinking about other films that feature people attacked in their home. So here’s your list… Movies About Home Invasions. […]

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Movie Review: ‘You’re Next’ Starring Sharni Vinson, AJ Bowen, Joe Swanberg

Posted: August 23, 2013 at 8:27 am   /   Featured, Local, Movie Reviews

Horror fans certainly have a lot to be happy about lately. The genre has taken a step away from the “torture porn” style that flooded the 2000s, and it feels like the films have started to go back to their roots. Evil Dead came out earlier this year, and was a fantastic re-imagining of a […]

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St. Louis Goes “DEFCON-4” with the Contamination Horror, Sci-Fi, and Pop Culture Convention (Aug. 2-4)

Posted: July 25, 2013 at 2:30 pm   /   Comic Books, Film, Local, St. Louis Events

Horror, Sci-Fi, and Pop Culture fans get ready, Contamination Defcon 4 will be invading the St. Louis area on August 2,3, and 4. The event, which began back in 2009, will be at a different location than last year. Contamination will take place at South County Holiday Inn at 6921 S. Lindbergh. Dave Dyer, of […]

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‘The Purge’ Opens June 7! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!

Posted: May 31, 2013 at 8:24 am   /   Local, Movie Screenings

Enter to win a pass for two! If on one night every year, you could commit any crime without facing consequences, what would you do? In The Purge, a speculative thriller that follows one family over the course of a single night, four people will be tested to see how far they will go to […]

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DVD Review: ‘[REC] 2’ Starring Jonathan Mellor, Manuela Velasco, Óscar Zafra

Posted: September 23, 2011 at 11:05 pm   /   DVD/Blu-Ray Reviews, Local

Directed by: Jaume Balagueró & Paco Plaza Written by: Jaume Balagueró, Manu Díez, and Paco Plaza Starring: Jonathan Mellor, Manuela Velasco, Óscar Zafra Rated: R The story: Picking up almost immediately after the events of [REC], we follow a SWAT team and a medical officer as they venture into the contaminated apartment building from the […]

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‘The Darkest Hour’ Trailer Starring Emile Hirsch

Posted: August 10, 2011 at 1:30 pm   /   Coming Soon, Film, HD Movie Trailers, Local

Synopsis: In Russia, a group of kids are on vacation when they end up in the middle of an alien invasion. These invaders end up absorbing any and all types of energy sources, even humans.  It stars Emile Hirsch, Rachael Taylor, Olivia Thirlby, Joel Kinnaman Director: Chris Gorak Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller Release Date:  […]

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‘Dream House’ Trailer Starring Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

Posted: July 21, 2011 at 1:35 pm   /   Film, HD Movie Trailers, Local

Synopsis: Soon after moving into their seemingly idyllic new home, a family learns of a brutal crime committed against former residents of the dwelling. Director: Jim Sheridan Stars: Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Naomi Watts In my opinion, this trailer really gives away most of the movie. Not to mention it looks awfully similar to ‘The […]

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