Retro Review

Classic Review: House on Haunted Hill (1959)

May 24, 2016 Mike Annerino

William Castle is a classic horror director, but he’s not exactly Alfred Hitchcock. Whereas Hitchcock took films that could so easily fall flat and made them astoundingly brilliant, Castle was more of a mainstream gimmicky […]

Retro Review

RETRO REVIEW: Psycho IV: The Beginning

May 18, 2016 Mike Annerino

A few weeks back, I wrote about Hannibal Rising and how it was a horror prequel that–unlike most– was handled pretty well. The horror prequel is a tricky thing to accomplish, but one prequel idea that […]

Retro Review

RETRO REVIEW: Hannibal Rising (2007)

May 3, 2016 Mike Annerino

Horror prequels are a tricky thing to do. Sometimes it can add a new, compelling layer to a character, but sometimes you run the risk of revealing too much or delivering unsatisfying answers. Rob Zombie’s Halloween, […]

Retro Review

RETRO REVIEW: The Hitcher (2007)

May 1, 2016 Mike Annerino

In the 2000’s, we’ve had a jarring number of horror remakes, some of which have been released under Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes production company. Some of these include the remakes of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, A Nightmare […]

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REVIEW: Final Girl (2015)

April 23, 2016 Mike Annerino

Sometimes a movie comes out that’s bad. It’s bad, painful even, but you forget about it by the year’s end. But then there comes a bad movie that legitimately pisses you off. It aggravates you […]

Reviews

REVIEW: The Boy (2016)

April 17, 2016 Mike Annerino

The “scary doll” sub-genre of horror is something that’s been outdated for at least two decades. After the first Child’s Play, it’s become kind of difficult to make your toys scary again. Like, if Barbie […]

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REVIEW: Hush (2016)

April 16, 2016 Mike Annerino

What I love about the horror genre is that there’s so much room for creativity. While it is a genre that is helped a lot by visionaries and storytellers bringing creativity to it, it also […]

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