Review: THE MORTUARY COLLECTION (2019) is Good Halloween Fun

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

The Best Horror Movie Kills of All-Time: #24 – HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH (1982)

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)

John Carpenter’s use of space in HALLOWEEN (1978)

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)