REview – Wendigo (2001)

I suspect the admiration I feel for Larry Fessenden’s Wendigo is all out of proportion to the movie itself, but he could have easily taken the “easy” way out–monster turns up, slaughters a whole bunch of people, the end–and that’s not necessarily always a bad thing, but no matter how well it’s done it’s also […]

REview – Midsommar (2019)

I not only genuinely enjoyed Ari Aster’s Midsommar–the followup to 2018’s Hereditary–but believe it to be a genuine horror movie, as opposed to what a lot of critics will tell you. Though I can see why people would be confused: the movie has a very documentary-type style which making nailing it down a bit difficult […]

Hell Fest – Review

Hell Fest is not a good movie.  It’s seemingly a throwback to 1980’s slasher films–not a bad thing in and of itself,  Hereditary, released earlier this month, is itself a throwback to movies like Rosemary’s Baby–but where Hell Fest goes wrong is that it’s a throwback to the worse tendencies of slasher movies, with archetypes […]

Slice – Official Trailer

You have to hand it to A24. After all, this is the same studio that released Hereditary so it wouldn’t shock me if after that bit of retro-horror they’d rest on their laurels and go with something a little more conventional. And you’d be wrong because it’s followup is Slice, a movie apparently about a […]