The Haunting Of Hill House – Review

I’ve said it before and I’ll reiterate it here:  Mike Flanagan is literally the best director working in horror today. James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring franchise), Andy Mucheletti (Mama, IT)…they’re okay but don’t hold a candle to Flanagan. He’s not afraid of depicting actual violence–unlike Wan (Saw notwithstanding)–and he’s able to weave a narrative like […]

Malevolent – Review

Netflix’s Malevolent is a damn good movie for many reason, though the one I want to focus on is that it shows the horror genre to more varied and nuanced than it’s typically given credit for (something horror fans have know all along, though it’s nice to see the idea reinforced). The movie revolves around […]

The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina – Trailer

Shows like Riverdale and now The Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina I find genuinely perplexing because they take what people read the comics for–humor and an often irrelevant tone–and turn them, in the case of the former, to essentially 90210. It’s really odd and a little off-putting for me, which is why so have yet to […]

Ozark, Season Two – Review

I enjoyed the first season of Netflix’s Ozark quite a bit, though I had a few quibbles, particularly with the ever-present blue filter and the quirkiness of some of the characters (I mean you,  Jonah Byrde (Skylar Gartner) and your fixation with dead things). Season two of the crime series ups the ante on the […]

The Haunting of Hill House – Teaser Promo

I LOVE this teaser. It’s genuinely more creepy than some entire movies (which shouldn’t be a surprise considering the movie–and I assume this teaser–was directed by Mike Flanagan (Oculus, Hush, Ouija: Origin of Evil) because it’s all about projecting a haunting, vaguely sinister atmosphere. Proof that what you don’t see can be as scary as […]