The Wicker Man (2006)

The Wicker Man is just an utter disaster, which is a shame because I actually like Nicolas Cage and lets not forget the amazing Ellen Burstyn. The movie is completely transparent, you can see Edward’s fate (Cage) from the start. And with such great talent, why is the acting so …

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The Houses October Built

Ok, I really wanted to like The Houses October Built.  It’s a pretty cool idea, road trip with a bunch of friends, driving cross country, checking out the scariest haunted houses… sounds like a dream come true. But this movie just fails epically with the stupidity of the characters. I …

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El Libro de Piedra (1969)

A-list talent and an original story is the short and sweet review of El Libro de Piedra. Sure, most young kids have an imaginary friend, but when your child starts to predict the future or bringing up topics on the occult it may be time to worry. Oh, and if …

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Mas Negro Que La Noche (1975)

Mas Negro Que La Noche captures thrill and suspense with the use of voices, music and multi-color filtered effects to create the horror and suspense we all seek in a good horror movie. Even though the movie was released in 1975, it still stands the test of time. The movie …

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The Mad Dr. Henry Cotton

Trenton Psychiatric Hospital, is one of the most visited haunted asylums not only because of its appearance but the horror that lies in its past. Dr. Henry Cotton was the asylum’s medical director from 1907 to 1930. His medical training pedigree should have made him one of the most well …

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The Exorcist – Sexist or Religious?

In preparation for this piece I started researching the topic of gender bias in the horror genre and I found a wealth of articles and books such as The Monstrous Feminine and Men, Women and Chainsaws. What I also found is that there are several courses offered and many people …

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The Psyche Of A Horror Fan

As a fan of all things horror I have lately been asking myself, what is it about the horror genre that I really enjoy, why am I so drawn to it and is watching horror films bad for me? So to answer my own question, I started my quest for …

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