Directed by Ti West (known for The Innkeepers and, most recently, the Netflix series The Chambers), House of the Devil is a moody homage to 80s horror. Filmed in 2009 and set in the early 80s, the filmmaker did such a good job capturing the look and feel of a horror film you might have... Continue Reading →
Do You Wanna Paaaar-tay!
(This article originally appeared, in a slightly different form, in July of 2013 on the site Cheese-Magnet.com. All hail the Cheese-Magnet!) In 1968, Night of the Living Dead had a profound impact on the cinematic world. Not only was it the catalyst behind the splatter and slasher subgenres of horror filmmaking, it lead to an expansion... Continue Reading →
Misery Loves Comedy – Amityville: Mt. Misery Rd.
Watching truly frightening horror films is one of my favourite things. A close second is watching B horror movies that were intended to be frightening but unintentionally end up becoming a comedy due to poor production values, horribly written scripts, amateurish acting, and often all of the above. A prime example of the B horror... Continue Reading →
The Oppressiveness of Waiting: An Interview with Author Robin Bailes
The name Robin Bailes may not be immediately familiar to some. If, however, you are a fan of B-Movies and, in particular, horror films, you may be acquainted with his work on YouTube. Robin is the creative force, along with director Graham Trefler, behind Dark Corners (of this Sick World), a web series primarily focused... Continue Reading →