Talking Movies: Halloween Kills

Released: 15 October 2021Director: David Gordon GreenDistributor: Universal PicturesBudget: $?? millionStars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Anthony Michael Hall, and James Jude Courtney/Nick Castle The Plot:Minutes after Laurie Strode (Curtis), her daughter Karen (Greer), and granddaughter Allyson (Matichak) left masked killer Michael Myers/The Shape (Courtney/Castle) caged and burning in Laurie's basement, Laurie is … Continue reading Talking Movies: Halloween Kills

Talking Movies [Halloween]: John Carpenter’s Halloween

Starting life as the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts, Halloween is largely associated not just with ghosts, ghouls, and confectionery but also a long-running series of horror movies. Beginning with John Carpenter’s Halloween (Carpenter, 1978), the franchise is largely credited with birthing the “slasher” … Continue reading Talking Movies [Halloween]: John Carpenter’s Halloween

Game Corner [Bite-Size]: Castlevania Anniversary Collection (Xbox One)

Released: May 2019Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment/Konami Industry Co. LtdAlso Available For: Nintendo Switch, PC, and PlayStation 4 A Brief Background:First announced back in March 2019, the Castlevania Anniversary Collection is just one of three bundles of old school Konami goodness cobbled together to celebrate the game publisher’s fiftieth anniversary. Castlevania has a rich history across … Continue reading Game Corner [Bite-Size]: Castlevania Anniversary Collection (Xbox One)

Talking Movies: Halloween (2018)

Released: October 2018Director: David Gordon GreenDistributor: Universal PicturesBudget: Approximately $10 to $15 millionStars: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, Haluk Bilginer, and James Jude Courtney Plot:Forty years after surviving an attack by serial killer Michael Myers (Courtney), Laurie Strode (Curtis) has become a recluse, alienating her entire family as she prepares for … Continue reading Talking Movies: Halloween (2018)

10FTW: Horror Remakes That Are Surprisingly Good

We’ve heard it all a thousand times by now: “when will Hollywood stop with the remakes!?”, “Why can’t Hollywood come up with new ideas!?”, “Remakes suxxorz1!!” Honestly, while some films should never be re-made and some remakes do baffle the mind, remakes aren’t the plague of cinema that a lot of people like to think … Continue reading 10FTW: Horror Remakes That Are Surprisingly Good

Top Ten: Horror Movies Where Evil Triumphs in the End

These days, it’s probably one of the most clichéd elements of the horror movie genre to have the antagonistic force terrorising the protagonists rise again by the end of the last act. Yet, this staple of the genre can have a dramatic impact on the viewer, sometimes altering entire events that preceded it, salvaging a … Continue reading Top Ten: Horror Movies Where Evil Triumphs in the End