HBO Comedy Series “Los Espookys” Cancelled After Two Seasons

For two seasons, “Los Espookys” followed the horror-tinged comedic hijinks of friends aiming to turn their love of horror into a profitable business. Despite its critical acclaim, Deadline reports today that the recently aired second season will be the series last. Created by Fred Armisen, Ana Fabrega, and Julio Torres (HBO comedy special “My Favorite Shapes”), “Los Espookys” debuted in 2019, with season […]

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“The Midnight Club”: Mike Flanagan Reveals What We Would’ve Seen in Season Two

The Mike Flanagan and Leah Fong-created series “The Midnight Club” marked the first Netflix series for Flanagan that was intended to continue over multiple seasons, which meant that the inaugural season ended with multiple unresolved storylines and cliffhangers. The news of the series cancellation leaves fans disappointed that those loose ends will remain unresolved, or does […]

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Ten Noteworthy Genre Movies You Can Stream at Home in December

The final month of 2022 is already upon us, and December brings plenty of horror offerings beyond holiday fare- though expect some bloody fun there, too. Whether you’re in the mood to play catch-up on 2022 releases or looking for the deep cuts, this month has it all. Here are ten noteworthy horror titles available […]

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‘Float: From the Deep’ – Aquatic Horror Game from the Makers of ‘Mixtape Massacre’ Now Available

Survive nature. Survive monsters. Survive each other. The creators of the popular slasher board game, Mixtape Massacre, are back with a brand new horror experience, with the aquatic horror-themed FLOAT: From the Deep, just in time for your holiday wishlists. In the board game, “When a mysterious explosion sends a cruise ship sinking to the bottom of the […]

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‘Alien: Resurrection’ at 25: The Underwater Chase Sequence Remains a Franchise Highlight [Scene Screams]

The deaths of Newt, Corporal Dwayne Hicks, and Ellen Ripley in 1992’s Alien 3 created a significant obstacle to the franchise’s continuation. Five years later, Alien: Resurrection answered this problem by resurrecting central heroine Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) as a clone, spliced with xenomorph DNA thanks to the alien queen embryo gestating within the actual Ripley before her death. How Resurrection handled […]

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‘Troll’ Review – Netflix Kaiju Movie Is Slight on Story But Has a Monster-Sized Heart

Netflix’s Norwegian Kaiju feature, Troll, might draw easy comparisons to 2010’s Trollhunter for its Scandinavian roots and mythology, but it opts to adhere closer to Legendary Pictures’ MonsterVerse in plotting. While light on narrative, it’s when Cold Prey director Roar Uthaug embraces its monster that Troll reveals its magic. A prologue sees a father tell his young daughter, Nora, of legendary trolls turned […]

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‘Violent Night’ Review – Bloody Holiday Action Movie Earns a Spot on the Nice List

Bloody Disgusting’s Violent Night review is spoiler-free. This holiday season brings a new answer to the tired debate over Die Hard: the ultra-violent yet sugar plum sweet Violent Night. Director Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) infuses his gore-soaked sense of humor into an amalgamation of familiar holiday fare, ushering a new crowd-pleasing Christmas-set actioner eager to splatter the snow red. […]

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Five Killer Santa Horror Movies to Stream This Week

‘Tis the season to be naughty. If there’s one recurring staple that takes up more space in holiday horror than any other, it’s the killer Santa Claus. It makes sense. He sees you when you’re sleeping, after all, and he knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good, so be good […]

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“Chucky”: Jennifer Tilly Breaks Down Her Character’s Complex Journey Ahead of Season 2 Finale [Interview]

Don Mancini has maintained his streak of character and narrative surprises in “Chucky” Season Two, especially when it comes to Tiffany (Jennifer Tilly). While protagonists Jake Wheeler (Zackary Arthur), Devon (Bjorgvin Arnarson), and Lexy (Alyvia Alyn Lind) contended with their ongoing fight to remove Chucky from their lives, Tiffany’s impressive journey this season proved just […]

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You Are What You Eat: Cannibalism in Contemporary Horror

You can always count on horror to test boundaries, so it’s no surprise that the genre has long explored the taboo of cannibalism. Cannibals are most often associated with exploitation horror, leading to a cannibal horror boon in the ’70s and early ’80s, thanks to Italian horror filmmakers like Umberto Lenzi, Ruggero Deodato, and Joe […]

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“Chucky” Season 2 Finale Review – “Chucky Actually” Decks the Halls with Blood and Holiday Cheer

Season Two of Don Mancini’s “Chucky” kicked off on Halloween and fittingly takes a bow over Christmas. The holiday-themed finale jumps ahead, picking up some time after the last episode’s wild events to bring season’s beatings and wrap up loose ends. “Chucky Actually” may not get quite as explosive as the penultimate episode, but it does pack in […]

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Five Food Themed Horror Movies to Stream for Thanksgiving Week

Between new horror releases The Menu and Bones and All and it being Thanksgiving week, it feels safe to assume that food is on everyone’s mind right about now. So this week’s streaming picks belong to food-based horror movies, naturally. These grotesque movies are heavily themed around eating, though not in a way that’ll whet your appetite. Here’s where […]

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‘Bones and All’ Featurette Introduces Taylor Russell’s Maren

A brand new featurette for cannibal love story Bones and All wants you to meet Maren (Taylor Russell), the eighteen-year-old at the center of this horror romance. Suspiria director Luca Guadagnino and writer David Kajganich reteam for the new genre film, an adaptation of Camille DeAngelis‘s novel. This time they take on an achingly tender and thoughtful coming-of-age romance between a […]

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Netflix’s “Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre” Clip Reveals More Adapted Tales and Release Date

Japanese horror master Junji Ito has teamed up with Netflix for an anime anthology series based on his works, “Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre.” A brand new clip teases some of the adapted stories, and when we can expect to see these twisted tales. The clip below gives a better look at Ito’s most popular […]

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“Wednesday” Review – Tim Burton’s Netflix Series Is Not Quite Mysterious or Spooky Enough

Netflix’s “Wednesday” singles out the most morose member of the altogether ooky Addams Family to give its eponymous character a coming-of-age story centered around a murder mystery. Despite a compelling portrayal of the macabre teen by Jenna Ortega, a whodunnit with sharp teeth, and executive producer Tim Burton helming half of the episodes, “Wednesday” never gets mysterious or […]

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