After deconstructing Kubrick’s horror masterpiece in Room 237 and making us scared to ever go to sleep again in The Nightmare Rodney Ascher returns with a journey into childhood fears and phobias -a film that may only last around 30 minutes but packs more impact than you may expect.
Horror movie streaming service Shudder has a terrifying ton of great horror movies, so we thought we would delve into some of their specially curated Shudder Collections to pick some of our favorite frighteners.
Written and directed by Frank Henenlotter the crazed mind behind such cult classics as Frankenhooker and the Basket Case trilogy Brain Damage which came out in 1988 six years after the first Basket Case film on paper appears to be a bad taste gore filled horror as unwitting youth Brian (Rick Hearst) becomes the host […]
Much like the deranged and diversely entertaining House series Phantasm is another horror franchise that had somehow passed me by. Thankfully the amazing Arrow Video have given the five films to an extra special reissue bringing them to Blu-ray for the first time and allowing me to experience them for the first time too.
As mentioned in my review of part one in the quadrilogy as a series of horror films House somehow passed me by and so after visiting the first story in the Arrow Video Complete Collection I set off to its neighbor, House II The Second Story.
Opening with a description of the ancient legend of the Mayan’s regarding a vengeful goddess named Caltiki, which seemingly forced the civilized society to abandon their homes and temples in 607AD in mysterious circumstances, the film then shows the aforementioned ruins of the superstitious yet advanced people and a crazed archaeologist frantically fleeing them back […]