Category Archives: The Evil of the Thriller – Everything Horror

PRIME TIME: 4 creatures and supernatural entities of legend

It’s time for some monster chasing as I take on four Prime films about encounters with creatures that myths are made of: Crypsis, Drowning Echo, Tokoloshe: An African Curse, and The Tokoloshe. CRYPSIS (2019) Crypis is as straightforward as you … Continue reading

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SILLY STREAM: did you mean to be funny?

Did I laugh, scream, or yawn? Find out which of these three—Slaw, Girl On The Third Floor, and The Zombie Club—satisfied and which disappointed. SLAW (2017) The director of A Zombie Invasion takes on a parody of Saw. I prefer … Continue reading

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I desperately needed a good horror fix, and the third time was a charm

With my latest self-isolation triple feature I was going for darker and scarier rather than predictable fun, but only one of these three satisfied. Was it Bloodline, Door in the Woods, or Shiver? Let’s find out. BLOODLINE (2018) Bloodline is … Continue reading

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NETFLIX AND CHILLS: 3 tales of the supernatural

How about a little ghostly triple feature? I look very briefly at three I watched on Netflix: DeadCon, Polaroid, and The Car: Road to Revenge—and yes, it’s a sequel. DEADCON (2019) The title of this one had me excited for … Continue reading

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A look back at the Evil Dead trilogy—of video games!

I dug out the old Dreamcast and Playstation 2 game systems, hooked them up to my big ass widescreen HD TV, and delved into three games based on the Evil Dead movies, all featuring Ash voiced by Bruce Campbell: Evil Dead: Hail to … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: 4 films that starts with “The…”

Corona is causing my watchlists to shrink drastically, so for this blog I took on a foursome of films simply because they all begin with the word “the”: The Tombs, The Terrible Two, The Recall, and The Russian Bride. So … Continue reading

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Things are getting sadistic and gay in The House of Violent Desire

It’s almost unheard of for me to a) love a period piece, and b) love a movie that runs 2 hours long. But I was only 30 minutes into The House of Violent Desire on Prime when I clicked the … Continue reading

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A gay supernatural horror fiction double feature

If you needed a good gay horror read (and you’re all caught up with my gay horror series. Heh heh), here’s a brief synopsis of two to check out that I’ve just finished reading: Scry for Help by Aaron Eischeid … Continue reading

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When women band together to protect a mermaid

Expecting a couple of creature features about killer mermaids, I instead experienced two emotionally distressing movies about the mythical creatures being abused by man…and saved by women. MERMAID’S SONG (2015) Despite hating period pieces, I gave this a shot because … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: flashbacks to the VHS days with anthologies and a thriller

So much self-isolation, so many movies to stream, so I thought I’d try out a trio of old school style horror on Prime: Grim Woods, Late Night Double Feature, and 4Closed. Here’s what you can expect from each. GRIM WOODS … Continue reading

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