Tag Archives: Home Invasion
Although he had such a strong debut into the genre a couple of years back, I wasn’t sure whether we would get another horror film from Jordan Peele. Was it a one time thing? Had he just needed to get the horror bug out of his system? Luckily for fans of his work and the genre as a whole, it certainly was not just one-and-done, as we are now treated to his latest film, Us.
A family [...]
Don't Breathe Review
It is a rare occurrence, but there are times when a new filmmaker pops onto the horror scene and immediately shows tons of promise, simply with only one film. The film I’m specifically referring to is 2013’s Evil Dead, the filmmaker, of course, Fede Alvarez. The man already had two strikes against him — his feature-film debut is a remake (or is it a sequel?) and it just so happened to be a re[quel] of a cult favorite Sam [...]
Hush Guest Review
“I can come in anytime I want. And I can get you, anytime I want. But I’m not going to. Not until it’s time. When you wish you’re dead…that’s when I’ll come inside.”
What’s worse than having a masked killer appear at your window when you’re completely isolated, living alone in the woods? Experiencing all of the above without the ability to hear anything. And that is where the heart-pounding thriller, Hush, from acclaimed writer and director, Mike Flanagan [...]
There have been a string of really unique and creative home invasion films over the past few years. Movies including You’re Next, The Aggression Scale, and more recently Intruders and Hush have really livened up the sub-genre, making it an exciting experience every time. Luckily for fans of this style of horror, there continue to be more up and coming filmmakers who decide to take a stab at it. First-time feature director, Michael Thelin has done just that [...]
While the home invasion sub-genre has been around for quite some time, there have been numerous titles over the last few years that have helped elevate it to the next level. Films such as The Aggression Scale and You’re Next have upped the ante when it comes to creativity and excitement, adding entirely new elements to the popular home invasion formula. Another film that has managed to do just that is Adam Schindler’s Intruders.
Anna (Beth Riesgraf, TV’s “Leverage”) [...]
Almost every true horror fan is aware of the early 80’s list of banned films in the United Kingdom known as the video nasties. Slowly but surely, over the years, the films began to see the light of day, with almost every single one of the original 72 films being readily available on home release today. Thanks to studios like Severin who themselves are huge fans of the golden years of horror, we not only get home releases of the [...]