‘Shut In’ Review- Frightening

‘Shut In‘ is a thriller directed by D.J. Caruso and written by Melanie Toast. It was produced by Amanda Presmyk and Dallas Sonnier with production done through Bonfire Legend, Daily Wire, and Voltage Pictures. Jessica (Rainey Qualley) is a recovering drug addict trying to take care of her daughter Lainey (Luciana VanDette) and her little…

‘Last Night in Soho’ Review- Truly Chilling Tale

‘Last Night in Soho‘ is a psychological horror film directed and co-written by Edgar Wright that had its premiere at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival. Ellie Turner (Thomasin McKenzie) loves the style and culture of the sixties. She is recovering from a mental breakdown following her mother’s suicide and occasionally sees her mom (Aimeé…

‘Fear Street’ Netflix Trilogy Review

I previously reviewed the three entries in the ‘Fear Street’ Netflix horror film individually, but I thought I would tackle them individually since they all share the same plot. Directed by Leigh Janiak, they are based on a series of stories by R.L. Stine. In 1994, Deena Johnson (Kiana Madeira) is having drama with her…

Movie Review Flashback- I Know What You Did Last Summer

‘I Know What You Did Last Summer‘ is a 1997 slasher film from director Jim Gillespie and writer Kevin Williamson. It is the start of a trilogy from Mandalay Entertainment. Southport, North Carolina friends Julie James (Jennifer Love Hewitt), Ray Bronson (Freddie Prinze Jr.), Helen Shivers (Sarah Michelle Gellar), and Barry Cox (Ryan Phillippe) are…

‘The Chair’ (2017) Movie Review

‘The Chair‘ is a 2017 horror film directed by Chad Ferrin. It is based on the comic book by Peter Simeti who also co-wrote the movie with Erin Kohut. Richard Sullivan (Timothy Muskatell) is a death row inmate who was accused of murdering several children though he claims he is innocent. That does not matter…

‘In The Earth’ Review- Folk Horror That Twists

‘In The Earth’ is a folk horror film directed and written by Ben Wheatley. It had its premiere at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and was released by Neon. Sometime in the future, a mysterious virus has ravaged the world and many scientists are trying to find a way to increase crops. Martin Lowery (Joel…

Movie Review- Crawl

‘Crawl‘ is a 2019 creature feature horror film directed by Alexandre Aja and produced by Sam Raimi. It was written by brothers Michael and Shawn Rasmussen. Haley Keller (Kaya Scodelario) is a competitive swimmer who recently did not score well. She gets a call from her sister Beth (Morfydd Clark) who warns her that a…

‘Howard’s Mill’ Movie Review

Directed by Shannon Houchins and Kaiser Whitmire, ‘Howard’s Mill‘ presents itself as a documentary film from Hideout Pictures and Strike Back Studios. Howard’s Mill is located near Springfield, Tennessee. A pair of documentary filmmakers head there to meet Dwight Nixon, whose wife went missing on the property. At first, the police suspect him, but he…

‘Phobias’ Review- A Disjointed Horror Film

‘Phobias‘ is anthology film with each segment directed by a different filmmaker. Camilla Belle (“Hoplophobia”), Maritte Lee Go (“Vehophobia”), Joe Sill (“Robophobia”), Chris von Hoffmann (“Ephebiphobia”), and Jess Varley who directed two segments (“Outpost 37”, “Atelophobia”) all contributed. Johnny (Leonardo Nam) is a computer expert who takes care of his father Jung-Soo (Steve Park) when…

‘Fear Street Part One: 1994’ Review- A Spooky Throwback

Inspired by a series of novellas by R.L. Stine, ‘Fear Street Part One: 1994‘ is a Netflix teen horror flick directed by Leigh Janiak based on a script by Phil Graziadei and Leigh Janiak. Shadyside, Ohio mall employee Heather Watkins (Maya Hawke) is murdered by Ryan Torres (David W. Thompson), who kills several other employees…

‘Things Heard And Seen’ Review- I Wish I Could Unsee It

‘Things Heard And Seen‘ is a horror film written and directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini. It was made by Likely Story and released on Netflix. Taking place in1980, former art restorer Catherine Clare (Amanda Seyfried) moves with her husband George (James Norton) and their daughter Fanny (Ana Sophia Heger) from Manhattan to…