It's spooky season, so it's time to dust off the keyboard, crack the knuckles, and limber up my brain to talk about a little dandy for you. Shudder has served up a delicious little treat to keep you clutching your blanket on a dark, gloomy night with the horror anthology film, The Mortuary Collection. But … Continue reading Review: THE MORTUARY COLLECTION (2019) is Good Halloween Fun
I'm sure I'll catch some shit for this one, but just hear me out. The only entry in the Halloween series sans slasher icon Michael Myers starts with a sweet 80's synth score and a man running for dear life from an unknown assailant. The man, later identified as Harry Grimbridge (Al Berry), is caught … Continue reading The Best Horror Movie Kills of All-Time: #24 – HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982)
In the process of crafting a simple tale of a masked killer stalking babysitters on Halloween night, director John Carpenter and cinematographer Dean Cundey made a bold decision to shoot their seminal slasher classic, Halloween, in Panavision widescreen (2.39:1). Which, as you may have guessed, presents a wider image than the standard (1.85:1). Those numbers … Continue reading John Carpenter’s use of space in HALLOWEEN (1978)
How many have you seen?
First things first: it was exhilarating to see a new HALLOWEEN film....in the theater....during the month of October....produced with a skill and an affection for the spirit of the series. It's been so long since there has been an iteration of this 40 year old franchise that made me feel that way. I was too … Continue reading Review: HALLOWEEN (2018)
A fun kids movie that doesn't break new ground but introduces some horror elements that add to the genre experience. A definite watch during the Halloween season.
Pour a pumpkin latte and slip on your hockey mask and brown fedora....we're talking Horror Flicks!
A visceral genre flick with a wonderful, creepy concept and good performances that falls flat in the logic department.