REview – The Strangers: Prey At Night (2018)

I didn’t much like 2008’s The Strangers because I had the feeling that it didn’t quite know what it was supposed to be. Despite the movie being based upon a real crime, the Keddie murders, the antagonists appeared almost supernatural, vanishing and appearing in various places without a sound. Locked doors were no obstacle, which […]

REview – Marianne (2019)

Netflix’s Marianne is a pretty entertaining horror series, which is worth mentioning because there’s plenty of horror out there, and not all of it is worth watching. The series–coming in at a lean eight episodes–revolves around a writer, Emma Larsimon (Victoire Du Bois), who’s drawn by tragedy back to her home town, which begats even […]

REview – House Of The Witch

Alex Merkin’s House Of The Witch has a great opening that hints at all sort of scary things and while it’s nothing you haven’t seen before, it’s pretty well done. Then you see the rest of the movie, where all that promise built up with that opening is blithely discarded because it isn’t terribly good. […]

In The Tall Grass (2019) | Official Trailer

You can say a lot of things about Netflix, but they do Stephen King adaptations right. So far they’ve done two, 1922 and Gerald’s Game, and both are really, really good perhaps for the reason that they concentrate on human stories with supernatural overtones, as opposed to supernatural stories that revolve around people. The latest […]

Night Monkey (2019) | Official Trailer

When I caught Spider-Man: Far From Home in theaters I admit that I was in it primarily for Mysterio, one of my favorite villains. That being said, I didn’t expect to be introduced to the latest Sony/Marvel superhero sensation, Night Monkey! Easily the best thing about the movie, Night Monkey may not be a name […]