Tag Archives: Horror

The Halloween Tree (1993 with videos inside)

“The Halloween Tree is a 1993 feature-length animated film based on Ray Bradbury’s 1972 fantasy novel The Halloween Tree. It tells the story of a group of trick-or-treating children who learn about the origins and influences of Halloween when one … Continue reading

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Satan’s Little Helper (2004) Review

Satan’s little helper is a relatively new (2004 ) film that takes place on Halloween and looks to combine its own brand of irreverence and humor while working within the vague confines of a slasher picture.  The only problem is … Continue reading

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Ghostwatch (A terrifying faux-documentary from the BBC)

“The faux-documentary that aired in 1992 and sent a nation in to a panic, Ghostwatch is the tale of a single mother being haunted in her Northolt home by a mysterious figure called “pipes”. Events appear to be fabricated by … Continue reading

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Ladrones de Tumbas (Grave Robbers 1990) Review

Who knew the Mexicans pumped out some horror films in the late 80’s and early 90’s?  Well, I guess it should have been obvious that they did, but up until now I can’t remember seeing many that were worth remembering … Continue reading

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Sleepy Hollow (1999) Review

Tim Burton has had a rough decade.  He is under fire from both critics and fans alike for failing to hit a major cinematic home run since he gave birth to Big Fish which despite having Burton attached, still won … Continue reading

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Greasepaint and Gore – The Hammer Monsters of Phil Leakey and Roy Ashton

Greasepaint and Gore is a two-part documentary exploring the special effects used to create some of the most memorable creatures in the Hammer horror movies. Part one explores the creations of Phil Leakey, the first effects guy employed at Hammer … Continue reading

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Doghouse (2009) Review

Jake West is quickly becoming one of my favorite British” horrody” directors (that’s a word I made up for horror comedies, do you think it will stick?).  My love affair began when I saw Evil Aliens (review forthcoming) and has … Continue reading

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Trick ‘R Treat (2009) Review

The wait is finally over.  Trick ‘r Treat, hyped since early ’07 (and to my knowledge, even a bit before that) to the next big thing is seasonally anchored horror cinema, is an anthology horror film that takes viewers on … Continue reading

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The Haunted World of El Superbeasto (2009) from Rob Zombie

In my humble opinion, Rob Zombie has only made one movie which properly showcases his talent as both a director and as a fucked up individual, House of 1,000 Corpses. Everything after that is just Hollywood fodder. House of 1,000 … Continue reading

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The Convent (2000) Review

Mike Mendez is one of my favorite film makers, which is a labor of love considering he has only directed 3 true horror films all by himself, and I have to keep checking back on his myspace and imdb waiting … Continue reading

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