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From the mood-setting opening scene featuring Charles Dance's guilt-ridden priest getting an efficient, bloody comeuppance, I felt like my face went through a progressive range of emotions during The …
I love the setup of Late Night With the Devil. Portrayed as a solemn, late-70s contemporary documentary, the film's POV uses "original footage" of a long-lost episode of late night TV that caused sho…
Victor Fielding (Leslie Odom, Jr.), a single dad with a 12-year-old daughter, has good reason to have lost religion. He saw his pregnant wife die while they were on a photography assignment in Haiti. …
The Last Voyage of the Demeter piqued my interest because it had two of my favorite genres in one: religious/supernatural horror and a tall-masted ship on a voyage of doom. Even better, Last Voyage is…
Now, as a non-believer, I unabashedly love the genre of religious horror. Show me someone possessed by a demon, or an evil flying angel, or an unfortunate victim getting thrown down the stairs by an a…
Let me start by saying that this is a straight-up monster-in-the-closet movie. I'm not sure what "the mind of Stephen King" was conjuring in his short story The Boogeyman, but my childhood fear of the…
Halloween Ends finds Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) living some semblance of the life she might have had if Michael Myers hadn’t murdered her closest friends and terrorized her town over forty years…
There is a moment in Nope, Jorden Peele's latest in his surprising and very welcome career as a filmmaker: OJ (Daniel Kaluuya), a very mild-mannered rancher races home to find a giant, menacing UFO po…
Like many people, I like a good scare. And like any other kid who grew up in the 70s, I knew that all I had to do at the time was turn on the TV news for real-life horror. Serial killers were rampant,…
If you are familiar with Stephen King’s novel or the 1984 film, you may notice in the new film that the plot a watered down version of the original, but key elements have been changed arbitrarily to m…
When I heard the teaser that David Cronenberg was making a return to "body-horror" in his latest film, I, like many, knew exactly what that meant. From the hallucinogenic crawly bugs in Naked Lunch, t…
Halloween 2021 (the real-life holiday) was in sore need of good, spooky jolt of fantasy entertainment (to make us forget the real life horrors of the year). Turns out that following the Facebook posts…