Trailer Into Reaction: Annabelle Comes Home | Official Trailer

The Conjuring movies–which includes Annabelle–aren’t terrible by any stretch. though they’re not that good as far as horror movies go, either. In fact, they’re passable entertainments and that’s it. They’re stylistic exercises and care less about generating genuine thrills and chills than appealing to as many people as possible. And that’s okay because the purpose […]

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 […]

‘Kingdom Come’ Trailer

I am jonsin‘ for a entertaining horror movie.  Recently two new ones from Blumhouse Pictures (The Conjuring, Insidious, Insidious 2, etc), Mercy and Mockingbird (review coming soon) turned up on Netflix, and to say that both were underwhelming would be an understatement. Though Blumhouse seems to be innovating in a genre all its own, which is hard […]