Tag: horror

Lasiurus

A Vampire Apocalypse?

While the the title of this short film, “Lasiurus,” leaves a little something to be desired (What does it mean? How do you pronounce it?) the film itself…

Saturdays with Stephen: 58 King Adaptations Ranked

Stephen King is one of the most prolific writers of our time, and also one of the most successful in terms of having his works adapted for the…

Saturdays with Stephen: King Names Greatest Horror Movies

On September 8th, 1979, Stephen King appeared on the weekly radio show “Probabilities,” hosted by Richard Wolinsky and Lawrence Davidson at KPFA-FM in Berkeley, California. He was asked…

Evangelizing for the Return of Horror Anthology

I was practically born with a weakness for anthology horror. My mom raised me on scary stuff. There were nights on the couch, watching scary movies and munching…

root of the problem

Short Film: The Root of the Problem

Right from the beginning, “The Root of the Problem” grabs you with a delightfully campy yet intense delivery. In this short film from 2012, Director Ryan Spindell ratchets…

Exodus North: A Tale of the Zombie Apocalypse

Exodus North is a short story, original fiction, the final draft of a story I wrote with the working title “Spring Cleaning” about the zombie apocalypse. It’s an…

Short Film Friday: State Zero

Today, for Short Film Friday, I’ve selected State Zero, a short post-apocalypse film by Andree Wallin. This low-budget indie film looks like a big-budget blockbuster.┬áThe description from the…

Watch Three Dark and Original Short Films

Submitted for your review today, three dark and original short films you can watch in a half hour when you’re killing time. I found them all entertaining. Burnt…

Trailer: Insidious 3

After a decade of gore-fests like the Saw series, Hostel, or any of Rob Zombie’s movies, the new generation of mainstream horror continues to build. The success of…

Trailer: The Lazarus Effect

Judging by the trailer, The Lazarus Effect will take us on a trip through all the best tropes of resurrecting the dead. This trailer brought to mind Pet…

YouTube Alert: TV Horror

Since I cut the cable and and severed the satellite, I’m always looking for something good to watch. The choices range from one paid, streaming-only membership on Netflix,…

Resurrecting The Town That Dreaded Sundown

This reboot of the 1976 movie The Town That Dreaded Sundown resurrects in the national consciousness not only a cult-classic horror movie, but a true crime nightmare for…