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: ‘Halloween Ends’ on a Down Note, Undermining the David Gordon Green Trilogy

The legacy of the Halloween franchises cannot be understated. After John Carpenter's original film debuted in 1978, it created a rush to the horror genre unlike any film before it. While influence from Black Christmas and Psycho was noticeable, the unique visuals and subject matter opened the door for slashers to break through into the … Continue reading Review: ‘Halloween Ends’ on a Down Note, Undermining the David Gordon Green Trilogy

31 Horror Days of Halloween: Rob Zombie’s 2007 ‘Halloween’ Stumbles as a Frustrating Reboot

The Rob Zombie aesthetic can be grating for some viewers. While his House of 1000 Corpses franchise remains a highlight, there are genuine peaks and valleys in his career. At the height of his power, Zombie sought to revive Halloween from its hiatus. In many ways, horror fans should be thankful to Zombie. The brutal … Continue reading 31 Horror Days of Halloween: Rob Zombie’s 2007 ‘Halloween’ Stumbles as a Frustrating Reboot

“Halloween Ends” to Release In Theaters and on Peacock on October 14th

The famed serial-killer franchise Halloween returns this October. Officially, Universal and Blumhouse have announced the October 14th release date will be for the film to debut in theaters and via the Peacock app. This will be the second year in a row where Blumhouse and Universal have released a Halloween movie in theaters and on … Continue reading “Halloween Ends” to Release In Theaters and on Peacock on October 14th

Halloween Horror Nights 31: Halloween – Michael Myers Returns to Haddonfield (Again)

It's time for our Halloween Horror Nights Previews! A few years ago, we ran this series at We Bought a Blog and had a great time doing so. So, like Mr. Michael Myers, we're bringing it back! First, let's check out the film that shares its name with our holiday, Halloween (1978). There was a … Continue reading Halloween Horror Nights 31: Halloween – Michael Myers Returns to Haddonfield (Again)

Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Episode 4 – HHN31 + Satan’s Slave (2017) – Directed by Joko Anwar

Universal Orlando got the jump on us before we released our episode previewing Halloween Horror Nights 31. However, we jumped back on to run through the recent house announcements, scarezones, and shows. Then, we cover Joko Anwar's highly influential film, Satan's Slave, a pseudo-prequel-remake of the film from the 1980s.  00 - 15:15 - New Original … Continue reading Bela Lugosi’s Undead – Episode 4 – HHN31 + Satan’s Slave (2017) – Directed by Joko Anwar

Box Office Report: The Grinch Steals the Weekend (11/10-11/12, 2018)

This week, a big family film dominated the box office. Meanwhile, other films continued to have a stronghold. A franchise may have officially died. Last, a genre film attracted a small audience but a respectable one. Let's dive into the top 5 of the weekend. First, Dr. Seuss' The Grinch walked into the weekend likely … Continue reading Box Office Report: The Grinch Steals the Weekend (11/10-11/12, 2018)

We Bought a Cabin in the Woods- The New Blood Review- Halloween 2018

Welcome to our New Blood Review of Halloween (2018)! Ryan and I break down the latest entry into the horror franchise! Along the way we discuss the timeline of the Halloween films, where this one fits, and Jason Blum needing to fix his issues on women directors. The New Blood Review series will cover horror films making waves … Continue reading We Bought a Cabin in the Woods- The New Blood Review- Halloween 2018

Review: ‘Halloween’ Crackles To Life With An Electric Jamie Lee Curtis

Relaunching a horror franchise is never easy. When the franchise stems from one of the greatest films in the history of a genre? Even tougher. Making a sequel to Halloween (1978) remains a tall order even forty years after its release. The Shadow looms large, both figuratively and literally, but the recent Blumhouse feature takes that challenge … Continue reading Review: ‘Halloween’ Crackles To Life With An Electric Jamie Lee Curtis