Tuesday, October 25


Director: Mario Miscone and Aaron Hann

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3118452

Review: Manages to maintain interest with very little with an interesting premise and well defined characters, especially considering the amount.

Watch it if: You're ok with something with a fun journey even if it doesn't quote stick the landing.

And if you liked: Cube, The Mist, Saw V

Sunday, October 23

The Snowtown Murders

Director: Justin Kurzel

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1680114

Review: Moody and tense throughout with some deep discomfort and a some chilling performances.

Watch it if: You can deal with some strong unpleasantness.

And if you liked: Winter's Bone, Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Prevenge

Check this out: The Snowtown Murders

Saturday, October 22


Director: Alice Lowe

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5154288

Review: Awkwardly and darkly funny with a strong central performance and a clear sense of atmosphere.

Watch it if: You're ok with some gore and violence.

And if you liked: Sightseers, Dead Man's Shoes


Director: Lamberto Bava

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0089013

Review: Meanders a little but delivers enough strong tone and schlocky fun that it remains enjoyable.

Watch it if: You're ok with a lot of over the top gore.

And if you liked: The Neon Demon, Berberian Sound Studio, The Evil Dead, Return of the Living Dead

Friday, October 21

Creepshow 3

Director: Ana Clavell and James Dudelson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0478125

Review: Very cheap and shaky without any real sense of what it wants to say.

Watch it if: You're plumbing the depths of horror anthologies.

And if you liked: Creepshow 2, Goosebumps, Cosmic Slop

Thursday, October 20

Tales from the Darkside: The Movie

Director: John Harrison

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100740

Review: Feels like three decent episodes of a TV show but it's a good TV show so there's plenty of fun to be had.

Watch it if: You enjoy slightly hokey but enjoyable horror anthology stories.

And if you liked: Tales from the Crypt, Creepshow, Are You Afraid of the Dark?

Check this out: Lot No. 249, The Cat from Hell

Sunday, October 16

The Autopsy of Jane Doe

Director: André Øvredal

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3289956

Review: Competently put together and structured but hits a point where you either go with it or don't and I could not go with it.

Watch it if: You're ok with something that has plenty of (admittedly well-delivered) cliché in its horror.

And if you liked: Pontypool, Don't Breathe, 30 Days of Night

Saturday, October 15

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Director: John McNaughton

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0099763

Review: Oddly and darkly comic for much of its runtime but confronting and brutal when it needs to be.

Watch it if: You can handle some fairly stark violence.

And if you liked: Halloween, Basket Case, The Devil's Rejects

Check this out: Henry Lee Lucas

Friday, October 14

Maniac Cop 2

Director: William Lustig

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0100107

Review: Not as clever or witty as the first but still brings enough to keep you watching as it goes.

Watch it if: You're cool with fairly standard cheap 80s fare.

And if you liked: Maniac Cop, Dirty Harry, Friday the 13th

Maniac Cop

Director: William Lustig

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0095583

Review: Well put together yet bonkers with some effective action and great casting.

Watch it if: You want to see something that is bizarrely topical nearly 30 years later.

And if you liked: Night of the Creeps, Halloween III: Season of the Witch, Child's Play