Tag: horror films

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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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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Talking Horror on the Nocturnal Emissions Podcast

A few weeks ago I was a guest on Isabella Price‘s highly entertaining Nocturnal Emissons podcast! We talked about how our passion for horror films started, feeling both welcome and unwelcome in horror fandom, and why we need more women’s voices in the genre. Listen here and subscribe to her podcast and YouTube channel for

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Crypticon 2019: Dee Wallace Interview

A few weeks ago at Crypticon, I had the extreme pleasure of interviewing iconic actress Dee Wallace, star of SO many films including E.T., Cujo, The Howling, The Frighteners, Critters, and several Rob Zombie-directed films including the upcoming 3 From Hell. Take a listen to it here; I’ve transcribed the first part before the Q&A

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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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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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Us

Jordan Peele is back with his second horror film, and ohmygod it is a RIDE. Us starts off in 1986, with a tiny television airing a commercial for Hands Across America – the controversial fundraising effort that spurred protests and didn’t really deliver on its lofty promises of helping the homeless (put a pin in that and save

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