Impressions: Wrong Turn

Wrong Turn is a 2003 horror film following a group that gets stuck in the woods in the middle of nowhere. While trying to find a way out of their predicament, the group discovers that a family of cannibals purposely traps and hunts people that end up in the area to eat them. So basically, […]

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Impressions: Underwater

Underwater is a recent sci-fi/creature feature horror movie. It follows Norah (Kristen Stewart), who is working on an underwater drill seven miles down in the Mariana Trench. The station has taken severe damage in what they believe is an earthquake, so Norah and fellow survivors she meets up with must fight their way back to […]

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Impressions: Anaconda and the Creature Feature Rebirth?

Creature features have gone through various cycles throughout horror movie history. In the 50s, fears of atomic bombs created a whole plethora of giant insects and other types of monsters. More recently, Syfy and other similar companies have jumped on the “so bad it’s good” bandwagon creating many series and standalone over the top and […]

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Impressions: Mimic

Mimic is Guillermo del Toro’s 1997 creature feature. One that I happen to think doesn’t get nearly enough love these days. It follows the story of Dr. Peter Mann and Dr. Susan Tyler, who work together to come up with a solution for cockroaches carrying an illness that targets children. Susan changes the DNA of […]

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Impressions: Sinister

Recently I sat down to rewatch Sinister. I had watched it a few years ago but struggled to get into it and kept getting distracted, so much so in fact that I realize I had plain not noticed significant parts of the movie the first time. Either way, my second viewing was more focused and […]

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Impressions: The Visit

The Visit is M. Night Shyamalan’s 2015 found footage film. In it, two kids go to visit their grandparents for the first time ever, as their mother has been estranged from them since before birth. The older sibling is filming the experience to put together for a documentary and in the hopes of helping their […]

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2019 Highlights

It is the end of another year, shockingly, and so I thought I would share some of my personal favorites from this year. I did miss a few movies, games, and books that I feel I would have enjoyed, but I did get around to some great ones. As with last year, I thought I […]

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Impressions: Krampus

Krampus was the 2015 horror-comedy that followed Max and his family and their nights of being terrorized by the holiday boogeyman Krampus. Max is feeling defeated by his doubts about Christmas, his family being so distant and cold with one another, and overall disappointment with the holiday season. Once pushed, he ends up accidentally calling […]

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Impressions: Annabelle Comes Home

If you haven’t read (or want a recap) in my Mini Impressions of Annabelle, I basically said that while it was an okay movie, it did not live up to expectations. The Conjuring Universe took great pains to inform the audience that Annabelle is the ultimate evil, so “her” first solo movie being decidedly less […]

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Horror Families You Don’t Want to Spend Thanksgiving With

So Thanksgiving is all about… well, a lot of things we won’t get into but also about getting together with family. Sitting down, overeating, possibly watching football, and having family conversations that range in degrees of awkwardness. So I thought I would take some time and write about a few of the great horror families […]

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