Category: Splatteriffic Reviews

Doctor Sleep

Was I slightly worried about the big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s Doctor Sleep? Look, I’m always gonna worry about any King adaptation, because his work is so heavily weighted in character development that it’s almost never done right due to time constraints — BUT! I whole-heartedly love every single thing Director Mike Flanagan has

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Riot Girls

YASSSSSSSSSSS! Jovanka Vuckovic’s feature debut, Riot Girls, is everything I wanted it to be.  Set in an alternate 1995, this post-apocalyptic queer horror romance takes place in the fictional town of Potter’s Bluff, in which a mysterious “rotting disease” has taken out all the adults. The teens who are left have been split into two

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It Chapter Two

While I had a great time watching It (Chapter One? I guess?) and reveling in its sweet, sweet 80s nostalgia, It Chapter Two did not fill me with the same splattery glee. Two jumps forward 27 years to 2015 to show us The Losers as adults, all of whom have no memory of their time growing up in Derry, or of

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Hourglass Escapes EVIL DEAD 2: DEAD BY DAWN™ Escape Room is Beyond Groovy

Having only been through one other escape room (an one-room ‘containment center’ with a zombie chained to the wall who got more and more roaming room as the challenge went on), I didn’t know quite what to expect from Hourglass Escape’s latest adventure — but I’m happy to report that it was one of the

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Midsommar

Midsommar, aka, I took a trip to a remote Swedish village with my shitty boyfriend and his self-centered friends and all I got was a bad mushroom trip and this lousy flower crown. JK I actually LOVED this movie! Ari Aster’s follow-up to Hereditary is everything I want in a fucked-up, fantastical, creepy cult horror film —

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Horror Collection A to Z: Audition

More from my I Love Splatter! A to Z project — where I watch every single one of my horror dvds in alphabetical order. Today I watched Audition, directed by Takashi Miike which not only sent me down a rabbit hole of Miike films; it also kicked off a huge J-Horror obsession. You can watch

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Critters: A New Binge

I’m not sure what anyone was expecting from the latest installment in the Critters universe via Shudder, but I actually thought Critters: A New Binge was pretty fun. A New Binge introduces us to Christopher, a teen who struggles with fitting in. His mom is still firmly livin’ the party lifestyle and is constantly trying

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Pet Sematary (2019)

It’s always tough for Directors to take on a remake, especially when the original has established itself as a campy classic within the giant catalog of available Stephen King adaptations. But while I’m sympathetic to the challenges Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer faced, I feel like their version of Pet Sematary just did NOT work. {some spoilers

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Horror Collection A to Z: Army of Darkness

Continuing my I Love Splatter! A to Z project today, in which I am going to watch every single one of my horror dvds in order, is Army of Darkness. Yes, yes, yes I KNOW, PURISTS: you’re going to give me some grief about not putting this one next to Evil Dead 1 & 2,

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