This is a non-spoiler review of "It Follows" starring Maika Monroe, Keir Gilchrist, Olivia Luccardi, and more!
In "Predator 2," the alien big-game hunter has his sights set on the urban jungle of Los Angeles, where he tangles with drug cartels, the U.S. government, and tough cop Danny Glover.
A direct sequel to the original film from 1999. Director Adam Wingard and writor Simon Barrett offer a fresh spin on a familiar tale of terror.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Viral" starring Sofia Black-D'Elia, Analeigh Tipton, Travis Tope, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of "V/H/S" starring Calvin Reeder, Lane Hughes, Hannah Fierman, and more!
If you’ve ever watched the Academy Awards and used the presentation of the Sound Editing award (yawn) as an excuse to grab another bag of chips from the cupboard, A Quiet Place will make you rethink everything. Director (and actor, writer, and executive producer) John ...
This is a non-spoiler review of “Insidious: The Last Key” starring Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Angus Sampson, and more!
Capture Kill Release is a found footage offering from writer and director Nick McAnulty. A found footage film that may just surprise you in an unpleasant way.
2014 was a very good year, at least as far as the Black List of the best unproduced screenplays is concerned. Alongside the script for what would become the Oscar-winning film Manchester by the Sea...
Can shark movies be tense thrillers? Of course, just watch Jaws. Can they be absurd messes? Most definitely, as we'll soon discover!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Stake Land" starring Connor Paolo, Nick Damici, Kelly McGillis, and more!
Throughout the decades, many monsters and psychopaths have roamed the pages of novels and drifted across the big screen. Very few of those creatures and crazies have ever quite made the impression that clowns do.
Horror films aren't just for Halloween. Even during the season of joy and giving, fright film fans can get a few jolts from these Christmas-related horror flicks.
You should be afraid of shadows. And bomb shelters. And shadows. And the imaginary friends your children talk to. - 9/10
Yorgos Lanthimos' psychological horror thriller starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, and Barry Keoghan hits US theaters October 27th.
In 1998, the 7th chapter of the Halloween film franchise was released, successfully erasing the memory of the previous sequels and providing a great conclusion to the series. Or so it seemed...
It would be easy for even the most ardent Stephen King fan to start crying uncle (and no, not crying “Uncle Stevie”, as his Constant Readers do). In just the past few months—well, we all know the ...
George Romero secured his place in cinema history with his revolutionary debut picture. Benjamin Cox looks back at the film that changed the face of horror in Hollywood.
This is a non-spoiler review of "13 Cameras" starring Neville Archambault, Brianne Moncrief, PJ Mcabe, and more!
Cult filmmaker John Carpenter created some unforgettable movies since 1974. Let's take a look back at his last cinematic masterpiece!
The Fede Alvarez directed horror film "Don't Breathe" starring Jane Levy, Dylan Minnette, Daniel Zovatto, and Stephen Lang is now playing in theaters.
This article highlights the best haunted house movies, while also providing some trivia regarding the genre's history in moviemaking.
1985's "Hard Rock Zombies" is one of those "so bad it's good" movies that defies description -- you just have to see for yourself.
This is a non-spoiler review for "Gerald's Game" starring Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas, and more!
Found footage is a popular style of film. Both editions of 'Grave Encounters' deserve more credit. I'll tell you about the writers, the hospital, and the phenomenon around the original movie.
"Light finds a book that is able to kill: all he needs to do is write a name, and picture a face. Will he be able to stop crime forever?" How could Netflix ruin such a brilliant idea? Let's find out.
A creepy plot coupled with some good performances, Pyewacket proves to be an excellent low budget horror film which is capable of giving you the chills and creeps. A must watch if you are a fan of the horror genre.
Hate it or love it, the PA franchise is considered one of the most successful horror franchises to date. Let's reflect on how a small movie managed to turn into a global phenomenon.
Learn more about The Conjuring true story, along with reviews of the movie. Trailers and video interviews are included.
There are two types of people in this world; those who are infatuated with horror films like the author of this piece and those who have seen one or two and hated them...
Tobe Hooper's 1974 iconic horror film might be a low-budget, cheap looking film, but it hits you in the head with its raw, brutal approach.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Mother!" starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, and more!
Are you looking for movies like World War Z? It's is a superb action movie, so it's only fitting to look for some alternatives after you are done watching it. I have got you covered with this list.
Everyone has been talking about this movie like it's the greatest thing they've seen in a while. Sure it had some great ideas and was filled with festive horror, but I didn't like it. Wanna know why?
With its grounded, apocalyptic narrative, 'It Comes at Night' delivers a thought provoking and haunting story exposing the horror behind humanity.
Evil children are a staple of horror films. What is it about children in horror that does such a good job creeping us out, and why do people have such strong reactions to these characters?
In the fourth "Prom Night" installment, a quartet of post-prom partying teens get a visit from a psychotic priest intent on teaching them the error of their sinful ways. Hilarity does not ensue.
This is a list of the top 10 scariest shaky cam movies out there. It's about hand held cameras, documentary crews and things so frightening that probably shouldn't watch...but you will and you just may pay for that later.
Rarely has a second installment with a similar plot outclass its predecessor. Here we have more humor with better horror and production quality. For the fans, it's just a lot more fun.
Countdown six heroes who lived through our favorite scary movies! Until the subsequent films, that is.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Housebound" starring Morana O'Reilly, Rima Te Wiata, Glen-Paul Waru, and more!
YouTube is a treasure trove of full length forgotten and obscure horror films. Here are ten suggestions for your Halloween season viewing
The term ‘genre’ according to the English dictionary is a “kind of style”; something very difficult to pinpoint in the ever changing film industry. Genres are constantly mixing and matching to give the illusion of ‘new’ exciting ones,...
Netflix has hit a homerun by creating a tense and dreadful experience with solid atmospherics that elevate a derivative plot. It also has plenty to say about how guilt can impact a person
5 reasons 'It' is the perfect Halloween movie. How does Pennywise the dancing clown compare to Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees.
From the director of 50/50 and the actress from John Carpenter's last directed film that everyone hated comes the slasher film that sat on the shelf for seven freakin' years.
Top 10 most shocking, awesome, and gruesome deaths in the seven Saw movies and the newly-released “Jigsaw”.
This is a non-spoiler review of "The Babadook" starring Essie Davis, Noah Wiseman, Daniel Henshall, and more!
I discuss the possible symbolic interpretations of Stanley Kubrick's adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining" as discussed in a documentary called "Room 237".
In 1986's "Breeders," an alien stalks and violates virginal young women in New York City in order to spawn the next generation of his race.
Horror movies are great for all times of the year but these X movies are best to watch at Halloween.
A meteorite from outer-space lands near a small town, releasing a mysterious jelly-like creature that devours everything in its path.
Two seemingly unrelated horror films deal with similar yet opposing fears and evils. Fear of things from the past or the future, but still unknown to humanity.
It took ten years to escape from Development Hell, but 2003 saw Freddy Krueger of "Nightmare On Elm Street" finally go toe-to-toe with Jason Voorhees of "Friday the 13th" fame. Horror fans rejoiced!
At the pointy end of 2017, this was the movie that made the year awesome. My top pick is this wonderful action packed, virus studded, violence filled gem.
My review on the 2000 supernatural horror thriller directed by Scott Derrickson, starring Craig Sheffer, Nicholas Turturro, Doug Bradley, and more.
The franchise has been around for almost 40 years and has given us some great horror along with some big stinkers, they are all here from worst to first.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Little Evil" starring Adam Scott, Evangeline Lilly, Owen Atlas, and more!
When it comes to respecting authenticity, which qualities of the original work are truly indispensable? This movie is Death Note in name, but it feels like it wants to be something else in spirit.
The newest instalment is something different. With the passing of Tobe Hooper this year, this Leatherface origin film manages to put a bit of mystery in its story. A must-see for fans.
Movies are great, except when you watch something so horrible, it disturbs you to the core and sears into your mind forever.
Benjamin Cox doesn't usually review horror films but when he does, there's usually a reason why. In this case, it's more of a dire warning than an actual review.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Stitches" starring Ross Noble, Tommy Knight, Gemma-Leah Devereux, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Most Likely to Die" starring Heather Morris, Tess Christiansen, Chad Addison, and more!
This is a non-spoiler review of “A Quiet Place” starring John Krasinski, Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, and more!
Do you like creepy horror movies like "The Exorcist"? Here are ten horror movies that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
In Evil Dead 3, the saga returns with more slapstick and corny humor, this time in a medieval setting. Reinventing itself once again, the film is not perfect, but it's very good nonetheless.
Trey Edward Shults is back with a meaningful film that leaves one hell of an impact, but whether or not it's filled with terror is completely up to the viewer. Joel Edgerton stars.
I have read many reviews on this movie and they all seem to be the same. I wanted to have parts explained to me though! This is a spoiler-filled review to tell you what I uncovered.
Everyone recommends this film. The premise seems strong and the story is inviting, however, I was left feeling like I was watching a different movie to everyone else.
In 1980's Prom Night, Jamie Lee Curtis is menaced by yet another masked psycho killer, this time at a high school prom. Watch for Leslie ("Airplane!") Nielsen in a supporting role.
This list has the best horror (scary) movies for that rainy day. There are trailers, links, ratings, reviews and more.
The American adaptation of Death Note was a blatant insult and a disgrace. Buckle up because this review is going to be scorching. I give it a 0.5 out of 4.
This chilling and hilarious movie has all the makings of a cult classic. I review this not-to-be-missed horror comedy, filmed in the UK, at a screening with cast and crew.
This is a non-spoiler review for "Gallowwalkers" starring Wesley Snipes, Kevin Howarth, Riley Smith, and more!
A deep analysis of Hitchcock's original 1960 classic "Psycho" as opposed to the Gus Van Sant 1998 "shot for shot" remake. What can the new film teach us about the old?
If we've learned anything from this film, it's never to have kids, keep the power tools away from your parents, and always have a box of Froot Loops on standby in case Nicolas Cage drops in.
Many people were confused and somewhat disturbed by Mother, Aronofsky's newest film. In this article I will explain the meaning behind the film. Spoilers ahead!
Since the mid-70s, somewhere in the neighborhood of fifty Stephen King stories have been adapted into movies. While a few actually outshine their source material (including 1986’s Stand By Me and ...
Which movie is your favorite in the Leprechaun franchise? I bet it is closer to the top than you think.
Don't Hang Up (2017) is a horror film with a good premise and concept but fails horribly on execution.
Not all zombie films are dark and frightening, some of them are more fun than a bucket full of brains.
This is a non-spoiler review of "The Babysitter" starring Judah Lewis, Samara Weaving, Robbie Amell, and more!
The key questions are 'What exactly makes a horror film a horror film?' and 'Why are we so obsessed with feeling afraid and putting ourselves through our worst nightmares for fun?' In this article, I will talk about the different types of horror films and why we watch them with some examples.
My spoiler review of the 8th "Saw" movie directed by the Spierig Brothers and starring Matt Passmore, Callum Keith Rennie, Clé Bennett, and more.
This is a non-spoiler review of “Unsane” starring Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, and more!
The latest film from "Spring" directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead has been acquired by Well Go USA, but currently doesn't have a release date.
In this article I will be discussing the marketing process that occurred during the production stages of It (2017). By evaluating the effect these powerful marketing techniques had on the success of this movie will help to explain why It was one of the biggest films of 2017.
While the cinematography, acting and mood-setting are technically brilliant, 'Hereditary' verges on being too bleak to be enjoyable, and fails to deliver adequate scares to make this a truly satisfying horror film.
In the seventh "Friday" installment, Jason Voorhees faces off against a troubled girl with psycho-kinetic powers. Has the hockey masked maniac finally met his match?
Countdown several baffling character choices in Netflix's film adaptation of hit anime series Death Note!
The Alfred Hitchcock classic 'Psycho' created a whole universe that was further explored in 3 sequels, 1 remake and 2 TV series. Lets's take a look at how the films fare against each other!
This is a non-spoiler review of "Yoga Hosers" starring Lily-Rose Depp, Harley Quinn Smith, Johnny Depp, and more!
"Blood Tide" is a mostly awful monster flick set in the sunny Mediterranean, starring Martin Kove, James Earl Jones, and Lydia Cornell.
A 1960s exploitation film. I reviewed this because it's supposed to be a horror film but I found myself bursting out laughing. Minor spoilers ahead.
"Trick or Treat" is a heavy metal horror film from 1986. Nerdy high school headbanger Eddie raises his favorite rock star from the dead which leads to chaos at his high school's Halloween dance.
This in-depth review of the film 'Audition' is filled with spoilers. Read on if you're interested in a different prespective of the film.
This is a non-spoiler review of "Would You Rather" starring Brittany Snow, Jeffery Combs, Sasha Grey, and more!
The Bye Bye Man (2017) is a horror film with genuine scary moments but inconsistencies plague the film causing it to become average.
Learn all you really need to know about life while watching horror movies. You would be amazed at all the important life lessons you can take away from watching scary movies.
What to do when you have a situation that can't be resolved? Who/what do you turn to when you have no other solution? Minor spoilers ahead.
A film review of the 2018 horror/thriller directed by and starring John Krasinski, along with Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe.
In the 10th "Friday The 13th" installment, the unstoppable Jason Voorhees jumps four and a half centuries into the future to kill horny teens aboard a space station. Um... what?
"It" is the first live-action adaptation of the eponymous iconic Stephen King novel in 27 years. An emotionally and comically resonant film that's more about the journey rather than the destination.
Standing on its own, this movie still has something going for it. Replacing a cult figure like Campbell and the weirdness of Raimi is just too much to carry the same name as the original. Better go watch Ash vs Evil Dead.
Many horror film aficionados consider 1977's "Suspiria" to be Italian terror titan Dario Argento's finest work. How does this groundbreaking film hold up 40 years later?
Why does the black guy always have to die first in horror movies? Well, sometimes he doesn't. Here's a list of horror movies where the black guy survives.
Michael Feifer's underwhelming representation of the B.T.K. murders is made watchable due to Kane Hodder's strong screen presence. The intense kills are surprisingly creative in their execution, as well.
The Shining is regarded as one of the scariest horror stories ever. But just where do you find the Overlook Hotel, the foreboding location at the heart of the film?
This is a non-spoiler review of "It" starring Bill Skarsgård, Jaeden Lieberher, Finn Wolfhard, and more!
In the 1985 cult classic "Demons", a mysterious evil jumps out of the screen during a horror film showing and possesses the audience. Hilarity ensues.
Gore Verbinski described A Cure for Wellness as a psychological experiment on the audience and this movie is not just pizza that you eat and forget about. I thought about it and think I understand it.
Three burglars break into a rich blind man's house thinking it's going to be an easy score for them, but they soon find out that this old man isn't quite as helpless as he seems.
Steven Spielberg was just coming off the success of E.T. when he released Gremlins, which can best be described as a horror film advertised toward children. I had never seen the movie Gremlins as a kid, and now that I’ve seen it, I’m grateful...
Do you scare easily? It's the right season for fear. Let me help you get in the spirit with fifteen horror movies to help set the mood.
No-budget horror maven Andy Milligan takes on the haunted-house genre in 1984's "Carnage" - which now holds the coveted title of Worst Movie I Have Ever Seen.
7 years have elapsed since the supposed "final chapter" in the Saw saga hit movie theaters and yet we are still presented with a product deficient in creativity, passion, and mere entertainment value.
There’s no shortage of things requiring a heaping amount of suspension of disbelief in Happy Death Day, the Groundhog Day-style horror-comedy (heavier on comedy, lighter on horror) from director ...
The horror sequel is now available on digital and video on demand services. Stars Mark Duplass, Desiree Akhavan, and Karan Soni. Directed by Patrick Brice.
John Carpenter's indie horror film still resonates from its chilling portrayal of the human monster in small-town middle America.
Although I like Evil Dead 2 and the TV series more, nothing beats the original in cult status. With great direction and an eye for detail, we can already see Raimi's class and Bruce Campbell's unique screen persona.
Survival horror from Damien Power in his debut release feature film. This guy is one to watch. His exceptional story telling and ability to navigate the character development tightrope is brilliant.
This movie is currently showing on Netflix (Au). If you enjoyed the movie 'Split' (2017) and like your thriller mixed with religion, this movie is for you!
A look at the evolution of Zombies in film starting with the slow, mindless creatures of 'Night of the Living Dead' to the recent chaotic monsters in 'World War Z'.
This is a non-spoiler review of "The Awakening" starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, and more!
Because 88films has recently released this little gem of Italian shlock, Lets take a look at a truly fantastic auful movie, the infamous Burial Ground 1981...