Tag: horror

Hatchet II

I thoroughly enjoyed Adam Green’s Hatchet, and I was really looking forward to seeing the sequel – especially because of all the “banned from theaters” controversy – but also because, HELLO: Tony Todd rules. Unfortunately, Hatchet II didn’t quite live up to the hype. [SPOILERS] It started out really strong, picking up right where the first movie ended with

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The Fly

(I almost feel like I should apologize for choosing this photo – but it kind of says it all)  The original The Fly with Vincent Price (not as the actual fly) was something I caught on TV when I was a kid, and I always thought it was super creepy and gross UNTIL I SAW

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Can’t Look Away @ the EMP/SFM

If any of you live in or near Seattle, or are planning to visit the Seattle area anytime soon (okay, even within the next 2 years), you HAVE to check out EMP’s new horror-centric exhibit, Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film. It is simply. AMAZING. I wrote a review of it for Three Imaginary Girls,

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Hostel

Spoiler warning!  When I first saw Hostel I honestly wasn’t a fan. It takes a looong time to get to any kind of gore (we’re 33 minutes in before the first severed head is revealed – and then it’s another 20 minutes before the real gory stuff starts), and the main characters are all completely

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Martyrs

So here’s the thing, when people tell me that a horror film is completely brutal and the gore is so extreme it’s going to make me sick, I brush them off, because well, it’s usually not true. But with Martyrs – well. Yeah. They were right. Normally when I’m watching a horror movie, I’m clapping

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Yeeesh.

They finally released a trailer for Lucky McKee’s The Woman, which I wrote about a few weeks ago. The trailer seems to showcase the kitschy/gory aspects pretty well, while downplaying the controversial aspect. Nicely done, Monster Pictures. {and thanks to Next Projection for letting me know it was out there}  (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)