Tag Archives: horror movies

  • ‘The First Purge': Upcoming Sequel Gets Teaser (Video)

    ‘The First Purge': Upcoming Sequel Gets Teaser (Video)

    Going back at least as far as 1968’s Night of the Living Dead, horror movies and politics have always been closely intertwined – and please don’t let anybody try and tell you differently. But it’s still kind of surprising to see a sequel to a very popular horror franchise – The First Purge – go so explicitly anti-Trump […]

  • ‘Hereditary': An Upcoming A24 Horror Movie (Trailer)

    ‘Hereditary': An Upcoming A24 Horror Movie (Trailer)

    There’s some huge buzz surrounding Hereditary, an A24 upcoming horror movie that’s already garnering comparisons to The Exorcist, pretty much the highest exemplar of the field. Of course, the film is also an A24 production, which has a pretty stellar track record in the genre dept: Ex Machina, Amy, Room, The Witch, and more. Here’s a plot synopsis […]

  • ‘Truth or Dare': Upcoming Blumhouse Horror Film (Trailer)

    ‘Truth or Dare': Upcoming Blumhouse Horror Film (Trailer)

    Film studio Blumhouse is apparently developing a real name for itself among general audiences. Over the past couple years they had two distinctive thriller hits with M. Night Shyamalan’s Split in 2016 and Jordan Peele’s Get Out, and now an upcoming horror film entitled Truth or Dare is billed in the new trailer for the movie as “Blumhouse’s Truth or Dare.” Aside […]

  • ‘Slender Man': Upcoming Horror Film Based on Online Lore (Trailer)

    ‘Slender Man': Upcoming Horror Film Based on Online Lore (Trailer)

    I make my living mostly on the internet, but I cheerfully admit I’m not quite Online enough to know what the deal is with Slenderman, the internet monster that has been linked to brainwashing teens into committing violent acts over the last several years. But I also admit that in the case of Slender Man, an […]

  • ‘Mom and Dad': Nic Cage Wants to Kill His Kids (Trailer)

    ‘Mom and Dad': Nic Cage Wants to Kill His Kids (Trailer)

    Pretty much everybody would want to have Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair as their parents, right? If you answered “yes” to that question, it’s time to THINK AGAIN, because in the upcoming new movie Mom and Dad those two actors are married parents who come down with a mysterious illness that drives them to try to murder […]

  • ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998′ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    ‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998′ by John Carpenter (Audio)

    One of the few pleasures of living in the early-to-mid 21st century is bearing personal witness to the unlikely career transformation of John Carpenter from genre film director to rock star. He released both Lost Themes and Lost Themes II over the past few years, and went on the road to play not just tracks […]

  • ‘The New Mutants': An X-Men Horror Movie? (Trailer)

    ‘The New Mutants': An X-Men Horror Movie? (Trailer)

    I have commented on this site before about the parallels between comics in the X-Men‘s 80s/90s heyday and the movie and TV industries of today, both of which face a similar dilemma: How can we give people as much X-Men stuff as possible? That kind of creative saturation can reap some interesting fruit, as evidenced […]

  • ‘Little Evil': Creepy Kid Horror Spoof Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘Little Evil': Creepy Kid Horror Spoof Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    Many of the best horror stories are simply exaggerations of interpersonal family issues that are nearly universal in the human experience. The Shining is about the anxiety of being a father. Psycho is about the anxiety of being a woman (and then, of being a son). The Omen is about the anxiety of thinking your […]