Category Archives: The Evil of the Thriller – Everything Horror

Wicked witches and good girls gone bad

Going as far back as the 90s to cover this foursome of disastrous films… BLACK MAGIC WOMAN (1991) Because it was released during the peak of my days working at the video store, I have a soft spot for this … Continue reading

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Gay horror Stephen King approves and gay horror he wrote

It was completely unintentional that I read two books in a row featuring gay couples—I just randomly picked the shortest books off the massive pile I still need to read to shrink it a bit faster. But this happy accident … Continue reading

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VAMPS: Sunset Society vs. Bloodrunners

A metal head and a hip hop icon each runs a vampire club. Who throws the better horror party? SUNSET SOCIETY (2018) Rolfe Kanefsky, one of my favorite directors of sexy, trashy, comic horror, does collaborative duties on this heavy … Continue reading

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Thriller and The Silence – Netflix and thrill…or not?

Since Netflix is charging us more now for more content, we’re definitely getting more, for better or worse. So are horror films Thriller and The Silence worth the price hike of admission? With its high-quality original programming in place, it … Continue reading

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I’ve been Scared to Death by a Syngenor Creature

Director William Malone (Parasomnia, House on Haunted Hill remake) introduced two different creatures that brought us through the 80s in three different movies. So let’s take a look at Creature, Scared to Death, and its sequel, Syngenor. CREATURE (1985) I’ll … Continue reading

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I Am Zozo on Halloween and Sick for Toys on Christmas

Halloween and Christmas flicks I Am Zozo and Sick for Toys are two very different movies, both with wickedly devilish names, but does either film do its holiday–and my holiday horror page–justice? I AM ZOZO (2012) Aside from the fact … Continue reading

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Hulu’s Into The Dark installments for March and April

Fell a little behind on watching Hulu’s holiday horror series, which is now at the halfway mark, but before I get into the two most recent films (I finally have a favorite film in the series), here are the links … Continue reading

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All eyes on The Hills Have Eyes franchise

It’s one of the most iconic titles in horror history, and every installment has horror master Wes Craven’s name on it, but does the series live up to its reputation? THE HILLS HAVE EYES (1977) Much of Wes Craven’s The … Continue reading

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Streaming is free: Bigfoot Country and Late Fee

Every once in a while I scan the horror selection on the free streaming services—Popcorn Flix, Crackle, Vudu, BingeHorror, Tubi—for any new indies that haven’t landed on the pay services. This time around I scored a creature feature and Halloween … Continue reading

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Time to return to House on Haunted Hill…twice

For me, 1959’s House on Haunted Hill is the masterpiece of William Castle/Vincent Price collaborations. So before revisiting this 1999 remake twenty years later, I was assuming I was unfairly hard on it the first time around. I was…until the … Continue reading

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