2022 was an amazing year for films, especially for horror–a year full of past masters, spiritual successors, and strange new worlds. While I stuffed myself near to the point of Sam Neill Event Horizon eyes, I wasn’t able to share most of the ridiculous plenty here at the […]
Imagine, if you will, King’s College, Cambridge, almost one hundred years ago… Every Christmas Eve has its ritual. Those invited make their way for the appointed time, out of the darkness, where the Master waits. Montague Rhodes James, provost of King’s, scholar, antiquary, and writer of ghost stories. […]
This Halloween, Sachin Hingoo is paying tribute to the last few matches of the career of spooky wrestler Keiji Mutoh/The Great Muta!
Veronica Ghent (Alice Krige) is a woman at the beginning of the end. Her breakthrough film is being remade, her ingenue role recast. The director (Malcolm McDowell) who groomed her for stardom and groomed her, full stop, is being knighted, the remake that threatens to eclipse her renown […]
Ghoul (2018) is as bleak as might be expected for a series that starts with the line, “Strike a deal with your blood and out of the smokeless fire the ghul will come.” It’s a three episode miniseries that addresses fascism, state terror, and individual guilt in a […]
WARNING: This entire thing is Spoiler City for bunches of movies, but especially: The Babadook, Midsommar, The Witch, Ready or Not, The Invisible Man, Gretel and Hansel, The Descent, No One Gets Out Alive, A Classic Horror Story, His House, Censor, Saint Maud, The Perfection, A Promising Young […]