Tuesday , 12 December 2017

Movies

The Conjuring 2 scares up big numbers!

In a summer loaded with superhero blockbusters and effects-heavy action extravaganzas, horror currently rules the theaters. The Conjuring 2, a follow-up to its extremely successful predecessor of 2013, led the North American box office with $40.3 million, ahead of all major prognosticators (though not the Gore 4, who always have faith in the supernatural). This is barely a million less than ... Read More »

Reasons to Scream over New Blu-ray of The Thing!

“That thing wanted to be us!!!” John Carpenter’s 1982 The Thing is an undisputed horror classic and an absolute favorite of the Gore 4. Now, Scream Factory is releasing the ultimate collector’s edition Blu-ray of the alien terror on September 20th in the U.S. and Canada (R1). For those who haven’t yet seen this incredible film, first off, what the frickin’ frack ... Read More »

Fantasia Film Fest’s 20th features fantastic lineup!

For fans of fantastic and frightful fare, there is no bigger and better place to see into the future what films will be headed to theaters, video and streaming services than the Fantasia International Film Festival. Based in Montreal, Fantasia will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this summer, from July 14 – August 2, and has already announced an impressive list of ... Read More »

King of the Monsters is back in Godzilla Resurgence

Looks like mammoth monsters are set to make a giant return to the big screen. With Legendary Pictures’ successful launch of their own Godzilla franchise in 2014, which will ultimately meet up with their new King Kong reboot set for next year, the Japanese studio that brought the original Godzilla to wreak havoc on Tokyo is back with their own reboot ... Read More »

First look at Kong: Skull Island looks ape-etizing

The biggest, baddest ape of all-time, King Kong, is returning to the big screen next year, and with principal photography having just wrapped, Legendary Pictures has released their first look at the film. Shot in Hawaii, Vietnam and Australia, Kong: Skull Island, looks to explore the great ape’s home in a brand new reboot that will ultimately pair him with another giant beast ... Read More »

A Lively Battle vs Shark in The Shallows

Now that Spring is finally here, it means that Summer is right around the corner. And that gets us thinking of baseball, going down the shore (as we say here New Jersey), Kohr’s ice cream, and, of course, sharks. This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the horrific attacks along the Jersey Shore that resulted in four deaths, in what remains the ... Read More »

Monsters take residence at 10 Cloverfield Lane – review

Owing more to a Hitchcock thriller then the 2008, J.J. Abrams-produced monster movie, Cloverfield, 10 Cloverfield Lane is a satisfying and well-made thriller. From the compelling opening pre-credits sequence to the film’s exciting denouement, director Daniel Trachtenberg demonstrates, like Hitchcock, his ability to depict and enhance a narrative merely with visual power. Mary Elizabeth Winstead plays Michelle, a woman on ... Read More »

Beware everything in The VVITCH – review

We will conquer this wilderness. It will not consume us. Through the ages, and right up to today, people have faced many hardships in trying to find a new and better life for themselves. However, when those outside elements force loved ones to turn on each other, the struggle to survive becomes even more difficult, if not altogether impossible.  In Robert Eggers’ ... Read More »

Deadpool lives up to the hype – review

Did I say this was a love story? No, this is a horror movie. For those who think that the superhero genre has already been played out on screen with nothing new to bring to audiences, well, at least that means you’re thinking. Of course, you’d still be dead wrong, as Marvel’s latest in a seemingly endless parade of characters ... Read More »