I’ve been craving dystopian content lately and considering the glut of pandemic thrillers finding a new audience because of our recent situation, I thought it appropriate to dive into director Neil Marshall’s (“The Descent”, “Dog Soldiers”) “Doomsday”. Let’s talk about it! WHAT IS IT? Directed by Neil Marshall, “Doomsday” is a 2008 post-apocalyptic dystopian action-horror-thriller. […]

5 Monster Movies You May Have missed

What makes a monster horror movie? For the purpose of this article I will do my best to define their je ne sais quoi as “man vs beast.” Blending violence with survival horror, our main characters must contend with something that is both violent and a viable threat. That something could be humanoid in build […]

Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead blew me away with the debut film Resolution, an eerie tale marked by a foreboding sense of doom. Their follow up film, Spring, I will admit being indifferent towards, despite the critical appraise it got. Their next feature, The Endless, I did not get a chance to see (something I will correct […]

B-movies  have become a staple in popular culture over the recent years, with cult classics from the 1970s and 1980s finally receiving the wider attention they rightly deserve. One such classic piece of media that has garnered attention is I Drink Your Blood.   I Drink Your Blood (1971) is an exploitation film directed by […]

Underwater-Kristin-Stewart

The “Alien” movies are some of my favorite creature features to watch. The originalAlien has been so influential as a unique blend of sci-fi and horror that genre outings look to its structure as a template to this very day. That said, I think two of the most underrated ones from the modern day are Life […]

Haxan Witchcraft throughout ages

  Perhaps you’re looking for something different in a horror film, tired of jump scares and remakes. Perhaps you’re passionate about obscure cinema, reveling in the discovery of something unexpected. Or perhaps you enjoy a bit of history sprinkled in your movies, learning about culture or folklore while being entertained. My choice for today can […]

Dark and the wicked feature

Off of the back of our best of 2020 list came a slew of recommendations through both our facebook pages, The Yurei and The Banshee. Out of multiple titles recommended, one stood out to me with some glowing praise for The Dark and the Wicked by Bryan Bertino. Off the kinds words of the community, I […]

The Deep Nick Cutter Review

To me, there’s nothing scarier than big bodies of water and what lies beneath. Naturally, this gives author Nick Cutter’s book, “The Deep”, an advantage in scaring my pants off. Let’s talk about it. WHAT IS IT? Written by Nick Cutter and first published in 2015, The Deep is a horror novel about Luke, a veterinarian, […]

I love slasher films and I love horror books, yet before the recent years, I seem to be hard pressed to find any slasher novels. Imagine my surprise upon discovering Cameron Roubique’s Kill River books! Right now, I’d like to discuss the first book in the series. WHAT IS IT? Written byCameron Roubique and first […]

It’s no secret that H. P. Lovecraft was a massive influence on the highly successful gothic horror/action RPG Bloodborne, but perhaps not every gamer is familiar with his works. If you loved Bloodborne, here’s my top 5 reading recommendations to get you started on the vast mythos of H. P. Lovecraft. 1. “The Whisperer in […]