Prom Night -- It's Not Very Good, But...
You know, just because it’s old doesn’t mean it’s good. Prom Night’s a good example of that. All the ingredients for a classic horror flick are here: genre staple Jaime Lee Curtis, a group of teenagers ready and willing to have promiscuous sex, smoke weed and die and the tragic death of a child, the truth of her demise buried — or so it seems!!! — by a bunch...
Drag Me To Hell -- Drag Me To Awesome
Sam Raimi, I’ve missed you. Seeing him guide the Spider-Man series to great heights was success deserving for a man of Raimi’s talents, but Peter Parker robbed the world of a master horror director. Who knows what Raimi would have brought us if Spider-Man hadn’t dropped in his lap? If it would have been a few more movies like Drag Me To Hell, I anxiously await the time travel...
Alice, Sweet Alice -- Aka Brooke Shields Dies
It’s not snobbery to proclaim the best horror was produced before my time, but that’s actually not a big deal, it just means I have piles and piles of gold to discover from the gold mines of the 70’s and 80’s. Alice, Sweet Alice, a story about an evil child around the time stories about evil children were becoming passe, has one thing it can hold high above its...
The Best Halloween Movie You Haven't Seen
It’s not often a Halloween movie makes a lasting impression. True, I can find something to appreciate in just about anything horror, having watched more than enough to appreciate the work involved, even if a final product doesn’t actually click. Trick ‘r Treat, though, is a film worthy of applause, deserving to join the ranks of The Nightmare Before Christmas, A Nightmare On...