Tag: horror


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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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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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/)


31 Horror Movies I Own #19: Grace One of the most uncomfortable tales of terror I’ve ever seen on film, I fully recognize that Grace is not for everyone. Anyone who is a mom, for example, probably shouldn’t EVER see this. Jordan Ladd plays Madeline Matheson, 8-months pregnant with an over-bearing mother-in-law who insists her

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

31 Horror Movies I Own #15: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) I’ve seen all the versions of Invasion of the Body Snatchers—the original 1956 version, 1993’s Body Snatchers, 1994’s The Puppet Masters, 2007’s The Invasion (HORRIBLE)—and the 1978 version directed by Philip Kaufman is THE BEST. I’m not just sayin’ that because of my

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