In the Aussie chiller Next of Kin, Old People Fall Down and They Can’t Get Up

Next Of Kin (1982). Directed by Tony Williams. A daughter inherits an elderly rest home, where things aren’t quite what they seem. After several untimely deaths, Linda comes across her mother’s diary and discovers that the tragic events her mother wrote about are happening again.   When Linda (Jacki Kerin) inherits the … Read More

iZombie S1:E6 Virtual Reality Bites

  Warning: This article is being written while I am consuming Herr’s Red Hot Potato Chips. It should not be assumed that I have been scratched or bitten by a zombie. I also do not imbibe in any form of energy drink, least of all Max Rager. I’m a Craft … Read More

Global Warming: A Tale of Two Blobs

In 1958, a small town in Pennsylvania was host to a terror of epic proportions. Brought to Earth by a meteor, a Blob emerged. It moved through the town, ingesting many of its inhabitants and growing large enough to cover an entire diner. This is big! Fortunately, a plucky teenager, … Read More

Terminator Genysis: What the Hell Are They Thinking?!

    “Everything has changed.” “WE are humanity’s last hope.” Me: “Bwaaaaah?” I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a huge Terminator fan. (Well, of the first two movies. The third and fourth one and the half assed TV series just didn’t do it for me. ) I was … Read More

iZombie S1:E5 Flight of the Living Dead (not to be confused with the movie of the same name)

Disclaimer: this review contains spoilers, visions of the future and references to Tax Forms. I am sorry for the last one on the list, but it is that time of year.   Here is what happened on this week’s episode (the short form or the 1040A): The Medical Examiner’s office … Read More

Unfriended Knows What you Uploaded Last Summer

An online group chat turns sinister when a ghost from their past appears and begins punishing people for the death of a friend. Directed by Levan Gabriadze, script written by Nelson Greaves, based on original ideas by developer Timur Bekmambetov. “Unfriended” was developed by Jason Blum; the producer of “Insidious”, … Read More

Coraline is a Great Kids Horror Movie!

“Coraline” is a 2009 stop motion animation made by Laika Studios and based on Neil Gaiman’s 2002 novel of the same name. It is a story about a lonely girl who accidentally uncovers a hidden magical world just outside of reality where all of her wishes appear to come true. … Read More

Economic and Social Woes of the 1950’s: An Atomic History

  With advances in science in the 1950’s, along with the lasting effects of nuclear testing, America found that for every up, there was a down. The post-WWII decade saw an enormous spike in mutations that menaced many an American city, causing billions in damage and years of rebuilding. Fortunately … Read More

It Follows is Subversive, but In All the Right Ways

  Forget well defined horror icons, forget torture porn and graphic sex and gore. Throw out all your expectations, as well as your love of cheap jump scares out the window with this one folks. “It Follows” doesn’t pander to any of them. There is no mustache twirling villain explaining his … Read More