On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we’re taking a look at arguably the most controversial remake of a classic horror film: Rob Zombie’s 2007 remake of Halloween! (For clarification, the star-rating of this review strictly reflects the Director’s Cut and not the original theatrical release and that version’s subsequent home video release.)
Tonight’s movie is the 2010 remake of Wes Craven’s 1984 classic, A Nightmare on Elm Street!25
We kick off a week of reviews focused on modern remakes of classic horror movies by looking at Platinum Dunes’ version of Friday the 13th!
Three twenty-somethings, one mirror, and a shot at making a lot of money if they catch something spooky on camera. That’s the set up for The Mirror, our movie tonight on The Nightly Chill!
Tonight we take a look at The Man Who Was Death, the premier episode of HBO’s Tales from the Crypt! On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we’re taking a look at The Man Who Was Death, the premier episode of HBO’s classic Tales from the Crypt, which itself was an adaptation of various stories […]
On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we take a look at Preseration, in which three would-be deer hunters find themselves at the mercy of a group of masked lunatics.
On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we’re looking back to the pilot episode of the campy TV horror anthology, Monsters! Tonight we’re taking a look back at The Feverman, the pilot episode of the campy 80s horror anthology series Monsters. Originally airing on October 1, 1988, The Feverman was the first of 72 episodes […]
Tonight’s movie is about three unlucky coworkers who find themselves trapped in an isolated ATM by a mysterious assailant.
Tonight’s movie is The Tortured, a tense tale of what happens when two grieving parents give in to their thirst for vengeance.
Tonight we take a look back at “The Inheritance”, the pilot episode of the misleadingly titled “Friday the 13th: The Series”. Tonight we’re taking a look at The Inheritance, the pilot episode of Friday the 13th: The Series. Purposely titled in order to capitalize on the popularity of the titular and still-popular slasher franchise, despite […]
Tonight we’re taking a look at Dark Summer, which focuses on a young man finding himself haunted while under house arrest.
Tonight, we take a look at the pilot episode of the often forgotten (and arguably for good reason) Freddy’s Nightmares! On this episode of The Nightly Chill, we take a look at No More Mr. Nice Guy, the pilot episode of the often forgotten TV anthology horror series, Freddy’s Nightmares. Originally airing in syndication in […]
Tonight’s movie is Missionary, which features Dawn Olivieri as Katherine, a struggling single mother who carries on a forbidden love affair with the titular Mormon missionary, Elder Brock. But when Katherine suddenly decides to put an end to the affair in order to focus on mending her relationship with her estranged husband, Elder Brock won’t […]
Tonight’s movie is All Cheerleaders Die, in which a group of high school cheerleaders find themselves unceremoniously killed only to then be magically resurrected under somehow weirder circumstances.
Tonight, Cinematico Magnifico takes a look at look at a classic episode of The Twilight Zone, The Lateness of the Hour! Tonight we take a look at The Lateness of the Hour, the forty-fourth episode of The Twilight Zone, which features Inger Stevens as Jana, a young woman concerned that her parents are too dependent […]
Tonight, Cinematico Magnifico takes a look at Would You Rather, in which Brittany Snow plays a woman in desperate need of money to save her ill brother. But when a mysterious man offers her and several others the opportunity to earn this money by participating in a sadistic series of escalating dares, they soon discover […]
A video review of the grindhouse-inspired Exit to Hell, featuring horror icon Kane Hodder.
Mr. Jones features Jon Foster and Sarah Jones as Scott and Penny, a young couple escaping to the woods in an attempt to make a nature documentary. But when they come across the secret hideaway of a faceless, reclusive artist, the titular Mr. Jones, their attempts to reveal the person behind some seriously eerie artwork […]
One woman’s unfortunate evening at a local motel goes from bad to far worse as the hour grows later, the night longer, and the darkness ever closer! Click on the links below to download a free e-zine (PDF), read Drowning on WattPad, or help support my work buy purchasing a copy of the e-book on […]
Another work-in-progress that exceeded a contest’s word count. And, again, until I get around to revising it, here’s the original text, warts and all. Enjoy. * * * 01 The wide, empty stretch of Pacific Coast Highway is nestled between the rolling foothills of the Santa Ynez […]