Saturday , 25 May 2019

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Monster movie Harbinger Down ready to surface!

For fans of the great horror and sci-fi films of the 80s, like The Howling, An American Werewolf in London, Altered States, Aliens, Re-Animator and John Carpenter’s The Thing, films that utilized practical effects to amazing on-screen magic, recent years have been frustrating due to the overabundance and reliance on CGI to bring the extraordinary to life.  When the two effects techniques are combined ... Read More »

SyFy’s Face Off is back on!

Television’s best, and certainly most creative, reality competition show, Face Off, begins its 9th season tonight at 9/8c on SyFy. The critics agree, as the show recently beat out much more well known shows, like The Voice, The Amazing Race and Dancing With the Stars (ughh!), to win the Critics Choice Award. It was much deserved, and, hopefully will bring more attention ... Read More »

Time for more Rick and Morty

Television’s most wildly inventive, time-traversing and mind-bending show begins an anxiously awaited second season tonight on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. From the minds of Justin Roiland and the creator of beloved fan-favorite, Community, Dan Harmon, Rick and Morty is an animated series which follows young Morty and his demented genius inventor grandfather, Rick, on crazy adventures through time and space. A ... Read More »

Walking Dead stabbed by Emmys once again

Well, the 2015 Primetime Emmy nominations were announced on Thursday, and to nobody’s surprise, the biggest and most popular show on television, AMC’s The Walking Dead, was virtually ignored once again. Based on all the prior years, it would have come as an actual shock if the zombie juggernaut had received any major nominations, but considering how well acted, written ... Read More »

Good noose and bad noose – The Gallows – review

Hangman, hangman, hold it a little while I think I see my friends coming ridin’ many mile – trad., arr. Page, Plant Freddy has his glove, Jason his machete and now comes Charlie with his own way of distributing death sentences – a hangman’s noose – in the latest horror film to hit theater screens, The Gallows. The movie begins ... Read More »

Summer Horror Heats Up Small Screen

It used to be that summer was a time when school was out, movie theaters were quiet as people went on vacation or headed down the shore, and TV was full of repeats and rejected pilots. Now it seems, more students take summer classes, movie theaters see a new blockbuster released each week, and a brand new television season starts ... Read More »

Jaws 40th gets HorrorHound tribute

40 years ago on this date in 1975, a hotshot young director, three terrific actors, a constantly evolving screenplay, a troublesome mechanical fish and choppy, unpredictable waters all came together to create a cinematic masterpiece, and the movies would never be the same. To commemorate the magic that is Jaws, HorrorHound magazine has released an anniversary retrospective for its current ... Read More »

Jurassic World’s R-Evolutionary Box Office Numbers

It was a weekend in the film world that no one saw coming. Jurassic World exploded into theaters with the impact of the meteor which may have ended the Age of Dinosaurs. But, clearly, dinosaurs are alive and well on theater screens throughout the world. While the box office prognosticators were predicting an opening weekend in the low $100 millions ... Read More »

Game of Thrones – Bringing the Dead to Life

For fans of The Walking Dead who have been suffering withdrawals since the show’s fifth season ended in March, there have been other ways to get your zombie fix. The CW’s clever iZombie has helped fill the gap between Dead seasons, albeit it in an overall lighter tone. But the only other show on television that even comes close to ... Read More »

Holy Mosasaurus! Jurassic World Rules! – review

Dinosaurs have held a special fascination for this reviewer since some of the earliest memories as a living being seeing animatronic and life-sized sculptures of the ‘terrible lizards’ at New York World’s Fair, to the first visit to the Museum of Natural History, to appearances in film from King Kong, One Million Years, B.C. and, ultimately, Jurassic Park. That interest ... Read More »