• Follow Me

    Follow Me

    Starts out like Escape Room before turning into Hostel (which reminds me I really need to fucking watch Hostel III already) and it’s not as good as either. It actually turns into another movie after that, but I won’t say which one because it would give away a major twist.

    Still, it’s not a total loss and I actually kind of enjoyed it. There were a couple of really intense sequences that were surprisingly well done. I really like Holland Roden…

  • Red Eye

    Red Eye

    I was going to watch something completely mindless and inconsequential, but then I stumbled onto this and decided to rewatch it instead. Damn this is a solid thriller that deserves more love!

    I remember when this came out I had gotten three tickets to it somehow…I don’t even remember how…and then my friend cancelled at the last minute and I couldn’t find anyone else to go with on short notice and I didn’t want to go to the theater alone…

  • The Theatre Bizarre

    The Theatre Bizarre

    I had watched this back when it first came out and all I could remember was the first story so I wanted to watch it again. Turns out that first story is definitely the most memorable so that’s probably why it stuck with me! Also, Catriona MacColl playing a lizard witch is just not something one forgets.

    The rest of the stories are hit or miss pretty evenly. The scorned French lover story was good because the cheating wife was…

  • Scream

    Scream

    I had to go see this opening weekend because starting Thursday night it was like a damn kickboxing fight to stop looking at so many posts for fear of spoilers! And I made the right choice on that because I fucking loved it! Just had the best time and the audience reaction was terrific too. That may be the only thing I really miss about going to the theater, but with something like a slasher movie it’s a pretty important…

  • False Positive

    False Positive

    I put this off for a long time and went into it with the absolute lowest of expectations, but my undying love for Ilana Glazer finally made me watch it and I was pleasantly surprised! Total late night popcorn movie that is completely absurd, but also delightful in its own way.

    Very early 90’s cable thriller vibes which I loved with bits of delightful “omg should I be laughing at that” satire and that Hand That Rocks the Cradle level…

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    I have probably watched this about once a year since I first saw it in 2015 and it has managed to go from maybe a 3-star movie all the way up to a 5-star banger!

    I don’t even know how to explain that. Well, I know how to explain the first couple of watches because I was high on speed and tranquilizers from like 2011-2017 then after that I guess I was just never in the right headspace to really…

  • Witchfinder General

    Witchfinder General

    If this were my first time seeing Vincent Price onscreen, I would absolutely loathe him! He is truly vile here as the titular character who goes around accusing women (and men!) of witchcraft for no good reason although the women stand half a chance if he can “question them privately later this evening in their personal chambers”. And his hair is just the absolute salty icing on a stale cake. So gross, but so effective!

    I was really not expecting those torture scenes to be so intense! Good job Michael Reeves in 1968!

  • Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

    Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

    Incredibly comprehensive documentary about one of my favorite sub-genres of horror and I mean COMPREGODDAMNHENSIVE! Kier-La Janisse doesn’t miss a beat in giving you everything you could possibly want to know about folk horror. Sure, some of my favorite smaller indie films aren’t covered here, but there are actually so many movies that are covered I had to start a list of ones I haven’t seen! And I couldn’t believe how many I haven’t! Talk about important work to do,…

  • Fatal Exam

    Fatal Exam

    First of all I just want to give a shout out to Vinegar Syndrome for creating the Homegrown Horrors set because these homemade classics are some of my very favorite kind of horror. This is the only one of the three I hadn’t seen and I’m glad I finally got around to it because it’s another gem!

    Sure it’s almost 2 hours long and that’s the very reason it took me a while to get to it and sure probably…

  • Lake Mungo

    Lake Mungo

    Still holds up as one of the best found footage horror films out there with an impending sense of dread unlike almost anything I’ve seen.

    I was looking for something deliberately slow paced to lull me off to sleep but I had forgotten just how much melancholy comes with that pace and now I’m not asleep and acutely aware of the fragility of my own existence and unbearable loneliness of impending death. Good move, me!

    I love the different directions…

  • Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    I certainly couldn’t tell you what my actual rating for this would be in regular circumstances because I watched this and the sequel while partaking in some shrooms and I do say this is an excellent choice for such an activity!

    Whew, what a day it has been!

  • A House on the Bayou

    A House on the Bayou

    I thought this started out really great in the first half! I was also pretty high so take that for what you will and should! Creepy house, folk horror atmosphere, i was all in!

    Then the second half just devolved into general bland unoriginal and uninspiring drivel and it almost seemed like the writer either had only a good idea for half the movie or was replaced afterwards by someone who had never even held a pen!

    But still, fun first half! You could do worse for sure!