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

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Review: ‘Deadstream’ Combines ‘Evil Dead’ Humor (and Scares) With Vlogger Culture

As the world of cinema and television continues to evolve, other visual mediums have broken through the mainstream. The rise of YouTube, Twitch, and Vlogger culture has invented a new visual language for delivering information and comedy. While some resist the style and trends of these sites, they have caught on with audiences in a … Continue reading Review: ‘Deadstream’ Combines ‘Evil Dead’ Humor (and Scares) With Vlogger Culture

Review: It’s a ‘Glorious’ Day For Terrors

Horrors beyond our wildest dreams occupied the mind of H.P. Lovecraft. While monster stories of his era are not exclusively his domain, the prolific and problematic writer maintains a hold on today’s public consciousness. The use of otherworldly gods and terrors paints a picture of epic scale. That poses a challenge for independent filmmakers like … Continue reading Review: It’s a ‘Glorious’ Day For Terrors

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

Review: ‘Host’ Leverages Covid and Quarantine Life to Leave a Lasting Impression

2020 continues its oppressive hold on America. As many grow frustrated with the world and the pandemic that has held us indoors, they have become reckless. From partiers on the beach to COVID parties, those who have not taken the moment seriously have lengthened the experience for all of us. While director Rob Savage may not have … Continue reading Review: ‘Host’ Leverages Covid and Quarantine Life to Leave a Lasting Impression