Monday , 29 August 2016

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Bad Guys Come Together in Suicide Squad – review

Suicide Squad - Harley Quinn

“Here’s to honor among thieves….remember, we’re the bad guys.” When historians ultimately look back at the history of superhero movies and films based on comic book characters, no doubt 2016 will be considered a pivotal year. While Superman (1978), Batman (1989), Iron Man and The Dark Knight (2008) and The Avengers (2012) all marked important turning points in bringing a ... Read More »

It’s Clerks vs Bratzis in Yoga Hosers! – review

Yoga Hosers poster

From the convenience stores down near the Jersey Shore selling sandwiches to slurpees to the ones up in moose country selling maple syrup, writer/director/podcaster/stand-up comedian, Kevin Smith, brings the second of his “True North” trilogy of films to life with Yoga Hosers. Starring his own daughter, Harley Quinn Smith, and Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp, who also stars, the three ... Read More »

Beware the Dark in Lights Out – review

Lights Out - Entity

“Watch out now take care…In the dead of night…It can hurt you…Beware of darkness.” – George Harrison, from “All Things Must Pass” Nothing is more terrifying than the dark, not the darkness itself, per se, but what might lurk within it. Not being able to see something that may be out to get you is a frightening situation to be in. Many ... Read More »

Lots of fresh Dead coming soon!

WD - S7 walker

With San Diego Comic Con having recently finished, there have been plenty of new announcements for upcoming film and television projects, along with first look previews for what’s in store for some returning favorites with new seasons on the horizon, many of which concern one of our horror favorites, the undead. When we last saw Rick and company on The ... Read More »

Women a powerful presence in new Ghostbusters – review

Ghostbusters logo

In 1984, when Ghostbusters became the biggest movie of the year (Beverly Hills Cop came out in December and made a majority of its gross in ’85), everybody was asking the question, “Who you gonna call?” At that time, it was answered by SNL alumni, Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd, along with Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson, in a film that expertly combined laughs, scares ... Read More »

No respect for the Dead, or Horror, by Emmys

WD bony zombie

The Emmy nominations for the 2105-16 season have been announced, and congratulations to all the nominees. Once again, though, television’s most popular show, The Walking Dead, was all but completely ignored. Same goes for its companion show, Fear the Walking Dead, as well as a number of great shows that take place within the horror genre, like Bates Motel, Penny ... Read More »

The Purge: Election Year gets the Gore 4’s vote – review

Purge Election Year - SoL

This is not a test. This is your Emergency Broadcast System announcing the commencement of The Annual Purge. America – home of baseball, apple pie and Chevrolet. And in the not too distant future, government sanctioned robbery, rape and murder for twelve hours one day out of the year. The Purge: Election Year couldn’t be more timely as America finds ... Read More »

John Carpenter, Master of Horror, rocks NYC!

John Carpenter hands

Movies and music have gone hand in hand since the beginning of film. Of course, with the early days of silent film, music was the only sound you could hear. Since the advent of “talkies,” music has remained an essential component to movies and has often elevated the films far beyond what the story and visuals on screen would have conveyed. ... Read More »

The Gore 4 goes 4D!

Gore 4D

There’s nothing quite like going to the movies. With state-of-the-art visuals, surround sound, stadium seating and more food options than basic popcorn and soda, the movie-going experience is better than ever (Just stay off those damn distracting phones!). With 3D becoming more effective and widespread since its groundbreaking use in James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster, Avatar, you can feel more a part of ... Read More »