“Bones and All” is NOT an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

After having worked together on 2017’s Call Me By Your Name Luca Guadagnino and Timothee Chalamet pair up once more for Bones and All. Both movies tell the story of outcast lovers trying to find their place in the world. Both movies take place during the 1980s and are shot immaculately against stunning but different … Continue reading “Bones and All” is NOT an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

Review: ‘Bones & All’ is an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

One of the most unique filmmakers working today, Luca Guadagnino can traverse nearly any genre on paper. The man was once known for his showy visuals, most prominently in I Am Love and Call Me By Your Name. However, each of those films featured undeniable power from the lead performers, marrying unique imagery with a … Continue reading Review: ‘Bones & All’ is an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

Review: ‘The Retaliators’ Brings Horror Vibes to a Classic Revenge Tale

We often imagine the line between good and evil. However, we rarely acknowledge how easy it might be to cross that threshold. Whether someone looks to steal our power out of our hands or harm someone we love, we all can create true violence. After making some noise on the independent circuit, horror/thriller The Retaliators … Continue reading Review: ‘The Retaliators’ Brings Horror Vibes to a Classic Revenge Tale

Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Episode 11 – ‘Halloween’ Franchise Draft!

We're back with another entry in the Halloween mini-series. Hot off our scorching takes on Halloween Ends, AJ, and Spooky Ryan showdown in our first-ever franchise draft!  Take a listen and vote on our Twitter poll for the Halloween Franchise Movie Draft winner!  Next week, we're back with another New Blood -- Barbarian!!  Keep it spooky!  … Continue reading Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Episode 11 – ‘Halloween’ Franchise Draft!

Review: ‘All Jacked Up and Full of Worms’ Combines Paranoia and Blood on a Psychadelic Trip

While horror films often succeed or fail based on how they create tension, the genre has difficulty correctly utilizing some tension-creating tools. Some horror films actively play into paranoia, and when deployed right, it can greatly increase the ceiling of the scares. In the case of the new horror film, All Jacked Up and Full … Continue reading Review: ‘All Jacked Up and Full of Worms’ Combines Paranoia and Blood on a Psychadelic Trip

Review: ‘Terrifier 2’ Favors Gore Over Scares, But Makes for an Effective Slasher

Back in the 1980s, the slasher became the default landing place for horror directors. Not only were dozens being released yearly (especially in 1982), but many fostered sequels. Mild success was all that was needed when the budgets ran cheap. As long you could get butts in seats, your latest slasher was bound to make … Continue reading Review: ‘Terrifier 2’ Favors Gore Over Scares, But Makes for an Effective Slasher

Review: ‘Wendell & Wild’ Prioritizes Ambition and Vision Despite a Messy Story

Few animation art forms create division like Stop-Motion. Many fans of traditional 2D animation outright refuse to see these films. This unwillingness to watch stop-motion often stems from the real fears associated with The Nightmare Before Christmas or Coraline. For the fans of the medium, these films created our fascination with the art form. Luckily, … Continue reading Review: ‘Wendell & Wild’ Prioritizes Ambition and Vision Despite a Messy Story

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ‘V/H/S/99’ Delivers Incredible Highs with Frustrating Lows

Anthology films are often a mixed bag, but the V/H/S series has found a special place in the horror community. With four films already in the franchise, and legitimately spectacular filmmakers contributing, contributing to these omnibus features has helped launch careers. With alumni including Adam Wingard, Ti West, Chloe Okuno, and Radio Silence, horror fans … Continue reading Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ‘V/H/S/99’ Delivers Incredible Highs with Frustrating Lows

Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ‘Sinphony’ Sings a Sweet Anthology Tune

The horror anthology trend in 2022 has resulted in three showcases of wildly talented filmmaking. It's always exciting to see where the next great filmmakers will come from, and Sinphony certainly showcases incredible filmmaking talent. With a wide variety of subgenres on display, Sinphony could very easily result in a half-dozen feature-length expansions. Below is … Continue reading Brooklyn Horror Film Festival: ‘Sinphony’ Sings a Sweet Anthology Tune