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Horror

Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is an unassuming woman who works as a vet tech in the town where she grew up. When a group of teenagers asks her to buy them alcohol, she tries to go on her way like any sens…
While watching the remake of Pet Sematary, I found myself thinking, "Was the original movie as bad as this? Or maybe the source material is terrible, and I just don't quite remember..." After all, it …
The opening scene flashes back to 1986. Young Adelaide is on a family trip to the beach, and she wanders away from the boardwalk excitement into a funhouse with a hall of mirrors. In a terrifying mome…
As you can see in the trailer, which literally gives away the entire film, Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) is a lonely young woman in New York City, living with her BFF Erica in a fancy loft. Frances has…
With minimal exposition, and even less sound, we meet a lone family in a mysteriously post-apocalyptic world. They are seemingly alone in a small town, with pillaged corner stores and abandoned cars. …
On Halloween night, after a horrific commute, I decided to hunker down and stay at home rather than go out. I just so happened to have a copy of Annabelle: Creation to watch. Perfect! A little bit of …
Now, I'd managed to avoid Stephen King's IT my entire adult life. I remember the hefty 1,000+ page tome being passed around when it was published, and I remember when it was made into a 1990 mini-seri…
As someone who kind of loved 80s B-movie gems The Blob, The Stuff, and even lesser fare like Slugs, I approached Attack of the Killer Donuts with an open mind. The viewing experience was on par with a…
This made-for-TV gem originally aired in 1978, and Lois Duncan's fabulous young adult novel was brought to the screen by none other than Wes Craven. There are many things to recommend this movie, but …
That was my reaction when the closing credits began to roll on what so many people touted as writer-director M. Night Shyamalan’s return to form after a string of cinematic duds – an admittedly atmosp…
Poor Elizabeth Taylor. It seems as though her whole life was defined by husband drama.  Night Watch finds our perfectly-coiffed heroine starring as Ellen Wheeler, a privileged woman with a haunted pas…
As promised, the book covers 101 films over roughly 100 years, and suggests the best picks for each decade (1910s-2000s). It's a good sampling of horror film history, and covers foreign film as well a…