When a trio of believers head into a religious community of fundamentalists living in the woods, they discover faith means different things to everybody.
Don’t go into this one expecting horror. At best this is psychological horror, although there’s still not enough to really categorise it as such.
An indie that asks us at times uncomfortable questions about our participation in the process of murder on film.
The Demolisher. 2015. Directed & Written by Gabriel Carrer. Starring Ry Barrett, Tianna Nori, Jessica Vano, Duncan McLellan, Gerrit Sepers, Bruce Turner, Duane Frey, Andrew Bussey, Owen Fawcett, Rich Piatkowski, & Reese Eveneshen. Latefox Pictures. Not Rated. 85 minutes. Action/Horror/Thriller ★1/2 Sometimes the hype of a film precedes it with way too much intensity. The DemolisherContinue reading “The Demolisher Lulls You in for Nothing”
A gay couple & their close friend decide on having a baby together. All their plans are derailed when a momentary act of frustration boils over into something unimaginably worse.
The Inhabitants. 2015. Directed/Written by Michael & Shawn Rasmussen. Starring Elise Couture, Michael Reed, India Pearl, Vasilios Asimakos, Danny Bryck, Judith Chaffee, Erica Derrickson, Edmund Donovan, Victoria Nugent, and Rebecca Whitehurst. Lascaux Media/Sinister Siblings Films. Unrated. 90 minutes. Horror/Thriller ★★★ A few weeks back, one half of the filmmaker duo the Rasmussen Brothers (writers ofContinue reading “The Inhabitants: Ghostly Apparitions on a Budget”
Without going for too many of the obvious choices, I wanted to come up with another list of horror for the Halloween season. Opting to go with anything from traditional zombies to the Romero zombie to infection films and so on, there should be something for everybody on this list. Maybe the more seasoned horrorContinue reading “Living Dead Halloween Horror Marathon”
Cooties. 2015. Directed by Jonathan Milott & Cary Murnion. Screenplay by Leigh Whannell & Ian Brennan. Starring Elijah Wood, Rainn Wilson, Alison Pill, Jack McBrayer, Leigh Whannell, Nasim Pedrad, Ian Brennan, Jorge Garcia, Cooper Roth, Miles Elliot, Morgan Lily, Sunny May Allison, and Armani Jackson. Glacier Films/SpectreVision. Rated R. 88 minutes. Action/Comedy/Horror ★★★★ Officially outContinue reading “Cooties: It’s Okay to Kill the Children”
Cop Car. 2015. Directed by Jon Watts. Screenplay by Christopher D. Ford & Jon Watts. Starring Kevin Bacon, James Freedson-Jackson, Hays Wellford, Camryn Manheim, and Shea Whigham. Audax Films/Dark Arts Film/End Cue/Park Pictures. Rated R. 86 minutes. Thriller ★★★★ Ever since last year’s Clown I’ve been waiting to see another directorial effort from Jon Watts. ContraryContinue reading “Kevin Bacon Tries to Kill Deviant Kids in Cop Car”
Turbo Kid. 2015. Directed/Written by François Simard, Anouk Whissell, & Yoann-Karl Whissell. Starring Munro Chambers, Laurence Leboeuf, Michael Ironside, Edwin Wright, Aaron Jeffery, and Romano Orzari. Epic Pictures Group/Timpson Films. Rated R. 93 minutes. Action/Sci-Fi ★★★★★ Always interesting to see the different 1980s (& further) throwbacks coming out now over the past 8 years or soContinue reading “Turbo Kid: Blood, Nostalgia, Video Games, & a Whole Lot of Fun”
Megan Is Missing. 2011. Directed & Written by Michael Goi. Starring Amber Perkins, Rachel Quinn, Dean Waite, Jael Elizabeth Steinmeyer, Kara Wang, Brittany Hingle, Carolina Sabate, April Stewart, and John K. Frazier. Trio Pictures. Unrated. 85 minutes. Crime/Drama/Horror ★ There are a ton of different found footage horror movies hitting the market in the pastContinue reading “MEGAN IS MISSING Illustrates Youth at Risk”
Jason Banker and Amy Everson rightfully make misogynists uncomfortable with this dark, vivid look at the psychological effects of rape on women.