By the mid-40’s, Universal Studios were still looking for any way they could to keep their legendary stable of marauding monsters profitable. Their bright idea?
What is it about the creations of Clive Barker that make them so difficult to sequelize without his core concepts collapsing into steaming piles of
When people start chipping in when asked about the greatest sequels ever made, I’m always sorta pissed that in among the usual retorts of The
Christophe Gans 2006 adaptation of the smash hit game Silent Hill didn’t exactly set the world on fire despite it’s visually stunning depictions of Hell
Those who got their primary fix of undead Egyptians from 1999’s The Mummy (or even Tom Cruise’s 2017 version, Anubis forbid) have some cinematic archeology
Quite possibly the most over-filmed novel that’s ever existed (virtually anything with vampires in techincally a riff), Bram Stoker’s Dracula has gone through more iterations
After the odd genre release during the silent era, Universal finally launched into what would become known as the Universal Monsters franchise 1931 with a
Hurtling out of a pitch black crawl space somewhere in Spain to sink it’s teeth into the overpopulated genres of the zombie film and the
Mike Flanagan has built himself up into quite the horror factory of late, most famous these days for his heartfelt Stephen King adaptations and his
Presumably made to remind a blissfully ignorant world that killer croc movie, Black Water was made back in 2007 – a film that I’d actually
Much has been made of the Video Game adaptation’s inability to definitively produce a single great movie from all the attempts hurled at our cinemas
Back in the glory days of the slasher genre, Christmas themed stalk and stab flicks were suprisingly prevalent. Such sleazy gore fests such as Silent
David Gordon Green revitalised the ‘Halloween’ franchise in 2018 and is in the process of making two follow-ups. Now it is being reported that Blumhouse
Joel Schumacher’s much maligned 1997 war crime, Batman & Robin, is often touted as one of the worst comic book movies of the modern age.
Divorce does odd things to the creators of genre entertainment and I’m not talking about the stressful heartbreak of such films as Marriage Story or
Two fishermen sit in a boat in the pitch black doing a spot of night fishing chatting to keep their spirits up. As their pointless
From it’s first shot of a samurai slicing a zombie in two, Ryuhei Kitamura’s 2000 berserker breakout Versus aimed to put a familiar spin on
Released in 2016 to universal acclaim, Yeon Sang Ho’s Train To Busan was the best thing to happen to the zombie genre in bloody ages.
I’ve been fairly vocal in the past about the works of one Zachary Edward Snyder – a man who seemingly has no use for the
I’m fairly sure that I’ve brought up this point before – many times, probably – but sometimes it’s virtually impossible to translate Stephen King’s more