Anyone familiar with the original versions of classic fairy tales like “Hansel and Gretel” already knows that they have lots of horror movie potential. As a rule though, most attempts to capture these tales on film tend to miss the mark. It’s clear from the conspicuous reversal of the titular names that Gretel & Hansel hopes to distinguish itself from the rest of the pack right from the get-go, but does it actually do the job, or are you better off spending 90 minutes of your time on some other film?
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When you think of the most chilling horror tales of all time, there are a lot of staples that come immediately to mind when it comes to possible settings – like dank asylums, haunted houses, isolated forests, or just about anywhere that feels a little creepier and more sinister under cover of darkness. You don’t probably think of sun-drenched corn fields or bright summer days in the countryside, but The Noonday Witch may just change your mind about that.
If you’re a fan of the ever-expanding universe of The Conjuring, then it makes sense that The Curse of La Llorona would definitely be on your radar. It is the sixth addition to the franchise, joining other recent hits like The Nun and Annabelle in fleshing out the world first introduced by the original Conjuring back in 2013. It’s also the directorial debut of... Read More
I started making films in the late 1980's My first film was called Scarlet fry's Horrorama & was SOV and saw a short limited VHS release, Later I went on to make scarlet Fry's Junkfood Horrorfest which got two distribution deals first with Brain damage films who released it only on a Multi pack & then It got a single release with Chemical Burn Entertainment when I retained the rights, Junkfood also featured Alice Cooper's Daughter Calico Cooper in one of her first genre acting roles. I later released Nightmare Alley also with Brain Damage Films. Next was Death By VHS with Worldwide Multi Media & now... Read More
1. "Lore" - A podcast that explores the dark and often forgotten stories of our past, delving into the true history behind folklore, myths, and legends. (https://twitter.com/lorepodcast) 2. "The NoSleep Podcast" - An audio version of the popular Reddit thread of the same name, featuring chilling tales from amateur writers and voice actors. (https://twitter.com/NoSleepPodcast) 3. "My Favorite Murder" - A true crime podcast with a horror twist, as Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark delve into some of the most infamous murder cases in history. (https://twitter.com/MyFavMurder) 4. "Welcome to Night Vale" - A... Read More
Black Christmas (1974) Getting stabbed by a unicorn head to the ghostly tune of carolers singing “Silent Night” is probably not how you want to spend Christmas Eve. This pre-Scream holiday slasher claims its victims in a sorority house haunted by creepy phone calls (sans ghost mask), demonic noises, bodies eerily shrouded in plastic wrap, and one perverse killer whose voice alone is enough to freeze your blood. When an unidentified caller keeps repeatedly harassing your entire sorority house with obscene things you can only half-understand (because he sounds like a deranged Donald Duck that... Read More