With the promise of adolescent wish fulfillment and CGI pumpkin goop, horror director Eli Roth’s first family film, The House with a Clock in Its Walls, should be a dead lock … Continue reading There’s No Stopping the ‘Clock’ from Ruling the Theatres This Weekend
Jeffery X Martin lives in a secret enclave, protected by wild turkeys and bobcats, somewhere in the Great American South. He is the author of five books, available through Amazon, and the former co-host of the podcast, "Kiss the Goat." He has been previously published on Popshifter and Machine Mean. In his spare time, he enjoys professional wrestling, Italian horror movies, and post-punk janglepop.
The very first thing The Dark wants you to know is that it is sorry for existing. The movie opens with an ominous voiceover that rationalizes its own plot, which … Continue reading Prime in the Dustbin: ‘The Dark’ (1979)
Seth A. Smith’s soundtrack for his horror film, The Crescent, is an atmospheric piece of minimalist new wave. Like the movie itself, the score eschews sudden stingers and loud crashes … Continue reading Seth A. Smith’s OST for ‘The Crescent’ is New Wave Creepiness
The dream of the ’90s is alive at Sony and to prove it, the company is releasing PlayStation Classic, a smaller version of their original game console.
On paper, I’m sure Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem looked like the “Xenomorphs on Earth” movie fans had been clamoring for since Ripley shot one of the bastards out of the airlock back in 1979. It is not that.
It’s difficult to conceive of a Predator movie without an actual Predator, but that’s exactly what you get in the 1988 Italian action movie, Robowar.
Alien vs. Predator sounded like one of the greatest crossover events in sci-fi horror history. But while there is a lot to love in this movie, AvP had an inherent fatal flaw that it could not overcome.
Renee Young is the first permanent female announcer on WWE’s most popular program, Raw, but does it mark a shift in how the company relates to its fans?
Just because a movie is a monster hit at the box office doesn’t mean it is good, and nothing this year proves that quite like ‘The Nun.’
In its finest form, religion can provide camaraderie, comfort and charity, a chance to pull one’s head out of one’s own nether regions and be a vital, cogent part of … Continue reading Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Blood Freak’ (1972)
The WWI horror movie, ‘The Trench,’ takes viewers underground for a claustrophobic journey into a tense and disgusting nightmare world.
1984’s ‘Disconnected’ foregoes the glitz and glam of most films from the decade, providing a real you-are-there feeling of desperation and madness.