Relic employs a slow, steady pace that allows this black, intangible entity to creep through the house and create suspicion, confusion and fear before trying to consume the family entirely.
There may be no greater fury than an angry thirteen year old girl and to prove this point, writers Nick Morris and Lane Skye have gifted us with Becky.
Luz... Director: Tilman SingerWriter: Tilman SingerStarring: Luana Velis, Johannes Benecke, Jan Bluthardt Review Luz is a cryptic, supernatural chiller and the directorial debut from writer-director Tilman Singer. It hearkens back to the horror style of the 1980s, offering grainy 16mm film, a creepy mood and an unsettling, synth-heavy score. It is the kind of film... Continue Reading →
The Lurker...Director: Eric LiberackiWriter: John Lerchen Stars: Scout Taylor-Compton, Michael Emery, Domenica Cameron-ScorseseReviewSlasher films set in a high school are a lot like people wearing pajamas to Walmart. Both are a bit too ubiquitous for my taste, but both offer the opportunity to delight and surprise or merely disappoint and make me ask, “Why?”. Sadly,... Continue Reading →
Blood Quantum...Director: Jeff BarnabyWriter: Jeff BarnabyStars: Michael Greyeyes, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Forrest Goodluck, Kiowa Gordon, Olivia Scriven, Stonehorse Lone Goeman ReviewA recently and oft heard complaint is that the zombie genre is played out. The people that say this will be made to eat those words with Blood Quantumgetting an early streaming release on Shudder (thanks... Continue Reading →
Powerbomb...Directors: R. Zachary Shildwachter, B.J. ColangeloWriters: Wes Allen, R. Zachary Shildwachter, B.J. ColangeloStars: Matt Capiccioni, Roni Jonah, Josh Miller, Britt Baker, Wes Allen, Cash K. AllenReviewGrowing up, I had two big loves: genre movies and wrestling. Who am I kidding? Those are still my biggest loves. I love nothing more than the many horrors captured... Continue Reading →
Why Don't You Just Die...Director: Kirill SokolovWriter: Kirill SokolovStars: Aleksandr Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya KregzhdeReviewWhy Don't You Just Die! is a kinetic, bloody splatterfest, that from minute one isn't concerned about film 'rules' and blazes its own path through what can only be described as a Tarantino/Boyle/Ritchie filter with over the top of cartoonish violence... Continue Reading →
Tingle Monsters...Director: Alexandra SerioWriter: Alexandra SerioStars: Alexandra Serio, Kareem RahmaReviewIn Tingle Monsters Alexandra Serio (Writer, Director and Star) takes aim at how female are viewed on the internet and that words and their intent are a jumping off point for violence or at the very least the possibility of violence toward women and Serio succeeds... Continue Reading →
Queer Horror Shorts...Queerness is an integral part of horror’s tapestry and has been throughout the genre’s histories in both literature and film. It’s only natural considering the genre is where we bear witness to our anxieties and re-consume them. And, though LGBT themes in horror often appeared coded in the past, like in the case... Continue Reading →