John Carpenter: A Tribute to the Godfather of the Slasher

Horror movies are, admittedly, an ambiguous sort of entertainment. For some viewers, they are simply too much, while others find something exhilarating (if not cathartic) in being able to confront their anxieties in a safe way, that presents no actual danger to the viewer. Film itself is all about sensory manipulation, and someone who mastered […]

Killer Sequel: “Dorchester’s Revenge: The Return of Crinoline Head” (2014) Review

In 1995, a little slasher called Crinoline Head was released and developed a cult following among some slasher fans. It wasn’t until last year that I heard of this slasher. A friend of mine sent me the trailer on Facebook and I instantly HAD to check it out. The movie itself did not disappoint. It […]

A to Z Horror: “Psycho” (1960)

I have finally watched Psycho (1960) for the very first time (“P” of #AtoZHorror in August/September) and while I despised the 1998 remake by Gus Van Sant, I instantly loved the original classic from Alfred Hitchcock! The direction, the cinematography, the great use of black and white, the phenomenal acting performances and not to mention, […]