Tag Archives: backwoods horror

PRIME TIME: demons and other creepy creatures

It’s a trio of indie films with varying degrees of chills, thrills, and kills. Let’s take a brief look at A Dark Path, The Evil Rises, and Demons Inside Me. A DARK PATH (2020) If you need a little backwoods … Continue reading

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Backwoods horrorthon!

It’s time for one full-length feature just released on Blu-ray, and two short films from an indie directors that are supposedly connected but didn’t really seem to be to me. PLAGUE TOWN (2008) Overall, this film is a disjointed and … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: a murderer and a monster walk into the woods…

Sometimes you just need to get away from it all, but bloodthirsty killers and monsters get in the way, as in two films on my watchlists that made for a good double feature while offering some variety in the cabin … Continue reading

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Direct to streaming and Blu-ray: the horror of Jesse Thomas Cook

I’ve already blogged about several films from director Jesse Thomas Cook (Septic Man, The Hexecutioners, Monster Brawl), so after gravitating to another film of his on Prime, I figured it was time to complete my viewing of all his films…and … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: are the ghouls scarier than the movies?

I checked out four flicks on Prime ranging from slasher to supernatural, and they all delivered on the cool creeps—but is that enough? FLIGHT 666 (2018) I’ve seen zombies on a plane, snakes on a plane, demons on a plane…now … Continue reading

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When a queer horror short makes me a size queen that wants it longer

Innocent Boy is a strikingly sleek, disturbing yet tantalizing short film that runs just about 11 minutes long—and I imagine you’ll walk away from this one wanting more. The characters and the concepts presented are such a tease, because they’re … Continue reading

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STREAM QUEEN: there are boys and bears, but are these horror comedies funny?

They all have some man meat and at least a couple of laughs, but three of these horror comedies dragged on with plodding dialogue, while the fourth one was nonstop action and humor. Let’s take a look. CORPSE (2019) Based … Continue reading

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SHUDDER & SHRIEK: four sleek and stylized slashers

From throwbacks to thought-provoking, this Shudder selection hit my watchlist just when I was really in need of a good slasher fix. So which ones did the trick? PARTY HARD, DIE YOUNG (2020) This German language film is available in … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: hitting the road for some camping and killing

This foursome of road trip/backwoods flix is a mixed bag. Let’s take brief looks at The Cool Kids, Restricted Area, Animal Among Us, and Darkslide. THE COOL KIDS (2016) The title of this 62-minute movie speaks volumes, because the first … Continue reading

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PRIME TIME: a quick foursome in a variety of subgenres

Since there’s no lost gem to celebrate here, I’ll make this quick as I look at four films I’ve watched recently: a dark comedy, a vampire film, a slashers, and a found footage backwoods horror. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES (2019) Watching the … Continue reading

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