Can we get a NIGHTBREED reboot…please?

It’s been close to 25 years since the movie hit the screens, but no movie has ever had the same effect on me as this one did when it arrived. At the time, I was so used to seeing Clive Barker’s Hellraiser, I don’t think I knew what to expect, but Nightbreed was a cleverContinue reading “Can we get a NIGHTBREED reboot…please?”

They’re Still Here, Poltergeist 30 Years On

When a malevolent force decides to claim their young daughter, pulling her into another dimension, everything the Freeling family knows about life, death, and the energies lingering between is forever changed. Starring JoBeth Williams as Diane, Craig T. Nelson as Steven, Heather O’Rourke or Carol Anne, Dominique Dunne as Dana, Oliver Robins as Robbie, Beatrice Straight as Dr. Lesh, and the indelible Zelda Rubinstein as Tangina, Poltergeist is directed by Tobe Hooper based onContinue reading “They’re Still Here, Poltergeist 30 Years On”

Paint It Black with Kevin Bacon in Stir of Echoes

“You’re awake now, Daddy.” Tom and Maggie have just finished moving their growing family into a new house in a working class Chicago neighborhood.  Musician-turned-telephone lineman, Tom, asks his sister-in-law Lisa to hypnotize him at a block party.  A little drunk and more than a little puffed up, Tom thinks nothing will happen.  After all,Continue reading “Paint It Black with Kevin Bacon in Stir of Echoes”

The Omen – Instilling Fear of Children Since 1976

“When the Jews return to Zion / And a comet rips the sky / And the Holy Roman Empire rises, / Then You and I must die. / From the eternal sea he rises, / Creating armies on either shore, / Turning man against his brother / ‘Til man exists no more.” Originally advanced screenedContinue reading “The Omen – Instilling Fear of Children Since 1976”

Ti West’s Minimum Wage Ghost Story The Innkeepers

During the final days of its operation, employees of the Yankee Pedlar – a grand, old Inn whose better days are now behind it – hope to catalog some of the supernatural events for which the Inn has become partially known.  As its last weekend begins, Claire and Luke – the only remaining staff –Continue reading “Ti West’s Minimum Wage Ghost Story The Innkeepers”

Why a PG-13 Rating Spelled Success for Insidious

Haunted houses.  Demon possession.  Seances.  The Further.  Astral Projection.  For the Lambert family, any hope of having a normal life gradually fades after their young son Dalton falls into a non-waking state.  As they struggle to make sense of what’s happening to their son, Renai and Josh are overcome with a feeling of never beingContinue reading “Why a PG-13 Rating Spelled Success for Insidious”

Mama: Is a Mother’s Love Forever?

WARNING SPOILERS! Mama is a supernatural thriller.  If you don’t believe in the supernatural or the paranormal, if you don’t get a charge at the possibility of ghosts, of something other, that entities can span the abyss and either help or hurt the living, Mama is not going to hold your interest for the 100 minute duration ofContinue reading “Mama: Is a Mother’s Love Forever?”


One of the best bands to come out of the hipster haze is Animal Collective. Avey Tare (David Porter), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), Deakin (Josh Dibb) and Geologist (Brian Weitz) make up this gang of minstrels hailing from Maryland. Borrowing from the trippiness of Beach Boys Brian Wilson‘s most stony tracks and washed out vocals,Continue reading “ANIMAL COLLECTIVE DROPS A NEW SINGLE “TODAYS SUPERNATURAL” OFF THEIR FORTHCOMING ALBUM “CENTIPEDE Hz””