Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten Review
It is Valentine’s Day yet again! I didn’t want to do the same thing as every other site, YouTube channel, or blog, so instead of checking out a holiday-appropriate flick, I just chose another at random. Today’s viewing goes to Michael David Pate’s Haunted Hospital: Heilstatten.
A group of vloggers agree to spend a 24 hour period inside a notoriously haunted sanatorium, as their latest challenge to one another. Will the boys of Prankstaz.tv outlast their online [...]
All the Colors of Giallo Review
Growing up in a large [and loud] Italian family, I remember my excitement when I first learned of the huge influence the culture has had on the horror genre. Learning, at a young age, that there were Italian filmmakers creating some of the most memorable films the genre has seen was something of great pride for me. Naturally, when I heard of a new documentary that takes a closer look into the evolution of the giallo film, I knew I [...]
After a recent re-introduction to the work of Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel, I’ve made it a personal mission to watch everything in their filmography which I’ve missed over the years. My latest viewing was actually of their first feature film. I’m talking, of course, about 2009’s Macabre.
A group of friends are on their way home to Jakarta when they see a poor girl out in the rain who claims to have just been robbed. After [...]
Terrified soldiers are blasted out of the sky, their corpses strewn about the trees. What could be more horrible than the already terrifying atrocities of war? Continue reading my thoughts on Julius Avery’s Overlord to find out.
A small group of American soldiers are tasked with destroying a radio-jamming tower which is heavily guarded by the Nazi regime. It isn’t until the men are inside that they realize where the true horrors of this war lie.
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Purgatory Road Review
For avid horror movie collectors, it isn’t uncommon to have a select few distribution companies that are considered favorites. Companies that can release any film, blind buy or not, and it is still deemed worthy of purchasing. With the roll that Unearthed Films has been on as of late, it isn’t unfair to say that this is one company that all collectors should be keeping an eye on. The latest release worthy of your time is Mark Savage’s Purgatory Road [...]
Movie trailers generally do a pretty good job of letting an audience know what they are in for. There are those rare instances, however, where you watch a trailer and still have no idea what a film is about. That is the exact experience I had with Matthew Holness’ Possum.
A disgraced children’s puppeteer is haunted by secrets and his very own puppet, after returning to his childhood home where his stepfather still resides.