Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 13: From Beyond

Stuart Gordon is a rare breed of filmmaker coming from having started his own theater company in his home town to making possibly one of the goriest and most fun eighties practical FX films of all time, the adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's Re-Animator....

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 12: Wishmaster

If you've been waiting and watching for a horror film to come out boasting to be the Expendables of horror than you need only look backward to Robert Kurtzman's sophomore film Wishmaster. Not only does it cast a bevy of iconic horror film actors that...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 10: Martin

After the success of his first film Night of the Living Dead, which changed the zombie sub genre forever, Romero went about making more very experimental films that would completely change how we looked at different sub genres in film, what we had le...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 9: Silver Bullet

Dino Delaurentiis is name that would appear in front of strange and awesome films especially in the horror genre and if a genre fan saw that name appear before a film you knew you were either in for a quirky treat like Army of Darkness or something r...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 8: Scre4m

Wes Craven has easily conquered three decades of horror and changed the landscape each time. 70s revenge with The Last House on the Left, supernatural Slashers with A Nightmare on Elm Street in the 80s and of course the self referential and analytica...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 7: Freaks of Nature

If you've ever heard of the phrase, "lets throw everything and the kitchen sink at it" then you probably got the joke at the end of Evil Dead 2 where Sam Raimi literally threw the kitchen sink at Bruce Campbell. Writer Oren Uziel thought he'd take th...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 6: Cemetery Man

Dario Argento is of course one of the greatest masters of horror ever to grace the screen with his ideas and in the 70s, 80s and 90s there was a slew of Italian filmmakers all making unique and unparalleled horror films the likes of which could never...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 4: Prince of Darkness

John Carpenter had just come off of Big Trouble in Little China which was a huge box office bomb. Like many of his films in the 80s, they were not appreciated until home video release. Carpenter himself has stated time and time again his displeasure ...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 3: Tourist Trap

Produced by Charles Band, Scored by Pino Donaggio who scored Joe Dante's Piranha, directed by David Schmoeller who gave us Puppet Master, set designs and FX by the man who did Texas Chainsaw Massacre and starring Midge from That 70's Show. What insan...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 2: He Never Died

There are a ton of low budget horror movies out there that try to take certain tropes from certain classic monsters or biblical passages and make something that expands upon those ideas. Often times we are left with an amazing idea that could have be...

Freddy's 31 Days of Horror Day 1: Halloween 2

Happy October everyone and welcome to the first day of year four of Freddy's 31 days of Horror! As always I try to kick things off with one of the many movies from the Halloween franchise and this year I thought I'd go with the original sequel Hallow...

Review: Blair Witch

The Blair Witch Project is the seminal film which skyrocketed the found footage genre and brought a lot of inspiration and creativity to young filmmakers across the world with no budgets and a camera. That being said as I respect what the film repres...

Review: 31

Rob Zombie has had a really weird career. House of 1000 Corpses is basically a trippy music video with lots of 70's throwbacks. Devil's Rejects takes the characters and gives us a Godfather esque look at the Firefly family as Zombie's best film. The ...

Review: Lights Out

I am always ready for fresh blood in the horror genre, especially in a day and age when what is presented in the straight to home video or instant streaming realms are usually better and more creative genre films then the big budget films presented i...

Review: The Purge: Election Year

In the early days of Blumhouse it seemed to be all about making new low budget genre films that could turn a profit from nothing. Each small film had great ideas and made the studio tons of money but didn't expand the scope of their film productions....

Review: Conjuring 2

The thing with a James Wan franchise, as proven by the Insidious films, is he never repeats himself and constantly strives to better each film within the series. Wan has stated that he intends to use the Conjuring 2 with his new label Atomic Monster ...