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Morbid Moment (12.05.18.)

As yet another cold, uncaring winter comes to indiscriminately snuff out one life after the next, I find solace in a single, reassuring fact of the cosmos: the sheer cruelty… Read more

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Same Shit, New Day

I was lurking about on Reddit the other night, when I came across a then-recent thread about the then-recent comments made by Xavier Woods regarding internet wrestling fans and critics…. Read more

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Morbid Moment (11.19.18.)

Like most Americans, I get by on a combination of drugs, brash arrogance, and turning a blind eye to the all-too real limitations of my finite existence. It’s why I… Read more

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The Damned (aka Gallows Hill)

The Damned (aka Gallows Hill), from director Victor Garcia, retells the classic tale of a bunch of idiots getting themselves stranded in the worst way possible. In this case, it’s a house… Read more

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American Poltergeist

American Poltergeist, from director and co-writer Michael Rutkowski, is a generic haunted house movie. A group of young adults gather for a seemingly harmless time with friend only to learn… Read more

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Romina

Romina, from writer-director Diego Cohen, is what happens when someone mistakes their uninspired version of Friday the 13th for some sort of cheeky, artistic reinterpretation. In it, a group of plucky kids… Read more

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Curve

Curve, from alleged director Iain Softley, is a thinly plotted movie with thinly veiled Christian imagery and metaphors. Coincidentally, those are also the two things worth noting about this movie…. Read more

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The Invitation

The Invitation, from director Karyn Kusama, is a dark thriller featuring Logan Marshall-Green as Will, a man who has accepted his ex-wife’s invitation to meet up for a diner party… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #5

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues on with even more attempts to watch lesser known horror movies on Netflix. CONTENTS FirstBorn The Secrets of Emily Blaire The Promise Malevolent A Dark… Read more

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Beyond the Gates

Beyond the Gates, from director and co-writer Jackson Stewart, tells the story of two brothers–one an uptight loser, the other an immature loser–reuniting following the disappearance of their father. But… Read more

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Train of the Dead

There have been Snakes on a Plane, Snakes on a Train, and zombies on a Train to Busan. But when when a robbery goes wrong for a small gang of teenagers, they’ll find… Read more

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A Dark Song

A Dark Song, from writer-director Liam Gavin, is a movie that exists. It’s about a supposedly guilt-ridden woman who recently lost her son attempting some ancient ritual that will allow… Read more

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Malevolent

Malevolent, from director Olaf De Fleur, is yet another movie where a group of fake ghost hunters con innocent people until it turns out that ghosts might actually be real…. Read more

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The Promise

The Promise, a 2017 Thai horror film from director Sophon Sakdaphisit, is all about the bond between two best friends, Ib and Boum. When the market crash of 1997 sees… Read more

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The Secrets of Emily Blair

The Secrets of Emily Blair, from director Joseph P. Genier, is just another demon possession movie along the lines of The Exorcist. A nurse is attacked by a Dr. Giggles, something… Read more

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FirstBorn

FirstBorn, from Nirpal Bhogal, is a moody, slow burn movie about a young couple, their first child, and them being plagued by ghost stuff. For years and years, apparently. I… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #4

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues on with even more attempts to watch lesser known horror movies on Netflix. CONTENTS Bedeviled Veronica Dig Two Graves Most Likely to Die Satanic View… Read more

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Satanic

Satanic, from director Jeffrey G. Hunt, is apparently about a group of friends who, for whatever reason, detour to some true-crime hotspots in Los Angeles only to find out that… Read more

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Most Likely to Die

Most Likely to Die, from director Anthony DiBlasi, features a group of twenty-somethings (played by actors well into their 30s and 40s) all set to pre-game like crazy before their… Read more

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Cinematico Magnifico #3

31 Nights of Horror (2018) continues on with even more attempts to watch lesser known horror movies on Netflix. CONTENTS Last Shift Seven in Heaven Truth or Dare The Rift:… Read more