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Netflix This Week: Sci-Fi & Serial Killers

Netflix this week (January 10-16) plans to add 18 new TV shows and movies to its streaming lineup, including seven originals. The new titles will include Night Stalker: The Hunt For a Serial Killer, a Netflix original documentary on the search for a brutal killer in 1980s Los Angeles; Outside the Wire, a Netflix original…

Netflix This Week: Sci-Fi & Serial Killers
Movie Reviews

Come True (2020)

Come True (2020) Director (and screenplay): Anthony Scott Burns Cast: Julia Sarah Stone, Landon Liboiron, Tedra Rogers, Chantal Perron, Carlee Ryski, Christopher Heatherington A teenage runaway takes part in a sleep study that becomes a nightmarish descent into the depths of her mind and a frightening examination of the power of dreams. – IMDB Dreams, […]

BITS 2020: Come True (2020)
Movie Reviews

10 Classic Made-for-TV Horror Movies

The cinema experience is becoming a laughably ironic phrase by the day, with studios and filmmakers pushing out release dates or delaying them indefinitely on a daily basis because of the current pandemic. Of course it’s just about money and return on investment, which there is nothing wrong with, but save us the sanctimonious babble […]

10 Classic Made-for-TV Horror Movies
Festivals&Academy

THANKS TO UNRESTRICTED VIEW HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2020!

THANKS TO UNRESTRICTED VIEW HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2020! Just a quick post to say thank you to the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival for screening my short film You Have A New Follower (2020). They screened it online as part of their Little Terrors programme on Tuesday 27th October 2020. Loads of great shorts and […]

THANKS TO UNRESTRICTED VIEW HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2020!
Movie Reviews

The Babadook – 2014

An insecure single mother and her erratic son read a random bedtime story for children and quickly find out the book has invited a third presence in their dark, lonely home. Claustrophobic, remorseless, and brutal even to the innocent, Australian Director Jennifer Kent’s expressionistic creation doesn’t let up. All places of comfort – a mother’s […]

Reely Bernie Horror Fest: The Babadook – 2014
Movie Reviews

Night of the Living Dead, The Amusement Park, The Crazies, Day of the Dead

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do the talking. This October, we’ve been using 4 Shots from 4 Films to pay tribute […]

4 Shots From 4 George Romero Films: Night of the Living Dead, The Amusement Park, The Crazies, Day of the Dead
Movie Reviews

Terrified

Terrified (2017) ★★★ / ★★★★ Those who have low tolerance for horror should avoid watching “Terrified” at night. The majority of sequences are so well-executed that even the most standard setups, like a person waking up in the middle of night due to strange noises, possess a punchline or two so frightening, images are certain […]

Terrified
Movie Reviews

House of Dark Shadows, Night of Dark Shadows, The Norliss Tapes, Bram Stoker’s Dracula

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films lets the visuals do the talking. This October, we’ve been using 4 Shots from 4 Films to pay tribtue […]

4 Shots From 4 Dan Curtis Films: House of Dark Shadows, Night of Dark Shadows, The Norliss Tapes, Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Movie Reviews

International Horror Film Review: Veronica (dir by Paco Plaza)

Agck!  Seriously, dear readers, don’t mess with Ouija boards. That’s really the main lesson that’s to be learned from the 2017 Spanish film, Veronica.  Taking place in 1991 and based on a true story (No, it really is!), Veronica tells the story of a 15 year-old girl named …. well, Veronica (Sandra Escacena).  Veronica lives […]

International Horror Film Review: Veronica (dir by Paco Plaza)
Movie Reviews

Reely Bernie Horror Fest: Pulse (回路, Kairo) – 2001

Origin/Director: Japan/Kiyoshi Kurosawa Viewings Tally: I’ve seen it twice! No horror marathon list should be without a Japanese horror entry, and this is one of my favorites! Synopsis: “Do you want to meet a ghost?” In the immense city of Tokyo, the darkness of the afterlife lurks some of its inhabitants who are desperately trying […]

Reely Bernie Horror Fest: Pulse (回路, Kairo) – 2001
Movie Reviews

Night of The Demon (1957)

Director: Jacques Tourneur Starring: Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins, Niall MacGinnis Review Author: Tony Synopsis: Upon Dr. Holden’s arrival to expose a particular satanic cult in England, he becomes concerned after the death of a colleague and the constant confrontations of the cult’s leader Julian Karswell. Part of my excitement of this week’s focus on classic horror films was […]

Night of The Demon (1957)
Movie Reviews

Why Do We Love Found Film Horror?

Considering I’ve got two more posts about found film horrors this month, I’d say this is definitely a good question to ask. And really, though I love a lot of subgenres in horror films, found film is definitely my favorite. There’s just something about it that is going to scare me every damn time, no […]

Why Do We Love Found Film Horror?
Movie Reviews

International Horror Film Review: The Washing Machine (dir by Ruggero Deodato)

Yuri the pimp is dead and his body has been stuffed into a washing machine …. or has it?  The body’s missing.  Did the cat eat it?  Is someone lying about finding the body?  Or is there something else going on? Those are the questions that are raised by the 1993 Italian film, The Washing […]

International Horror Film Review: The Washing Machine (dir by Ruggero Deodato)
Movie Reviews

Horror On The Lens: The Phantom of the Opera (dir by Rupert Julian)

Today’s horror movie on the Shattered Lens is both a classic of silent era and one of the most influential horror films ever made.  It’s one that I previously shared in 2013, 2015, 2016, 2108, and 2019 but it’s such a classic that I feel that it is worth sharing a second (or fifth or […]

Horror On The Lens: The Phantom of the Opera (dir by Rupert Julian)
Movie Reviews

Horror Film Review: American Nightmares (dir by Darin Scott and Rusty Cundieff)

I’m always a little bit cautious about anthology films.  There’s been a few that I’ve liked.  (I recently enjoyed Tales From Parts Unknown, for instance.)  But most of the time, horror anthology films tend to leave me feeling rather disappointed.  The good segments always seem as if they’re too short while the bad segments seem […]

Horror Film Review: American Nightmares (dir by Darin Scott and Rusty Cundieff)
Movie Reviews

Reely Bernie Horror Fest: Pyewacket – 2017

Origin/Director: Canada/Adam MacDonald Viewings Tally: This was my first viewing, and I have no idea why or how I added it to this year’s lineup. In fact, most of my Letterboxd friends didn’t like it. The mystery of how it got on my list made me wanted to see it more. And, what the heck […]

Reely Bernie Horror Fest: Pyewacket – 2017

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