To mix my genres, this is one of those times I feel like Captain Jean Luc Picard, battered, tortured and tormented glaring into the face of his Cardassian captor. With only slight variation to the original scene, I shout:
Praise the lord and pass the ammunition, the long-languishing, found footage film, “The Poughkeepsie Tapes” is finally getting a U.S. release, courtesy of the Scream Factory.
Richard Stanley, director of such 90’s genre mainstays like, ‘Hardware’ and ‘Dust Devil’ is now stepping up to the eldritch plate to take a swing at Lovecraft’s, ‘The Colour Out of Space’. SpectreVision, the company behind recent indie genre films… Continue Reading →
You are Alex, and you’ve just brought your new stepbrother Jonas to an overnight island party gone horribly wrong.
I haven’t been exposed to a lot of Austrailian horror, but what I’ve seen, I’ve liked. With that being said, I’m hoping that when this hits stateside that it’s as awesome as I think it will be.
I’ve said it before and it’s worth repeating, “Indie horror is where life is breathed into the genre. Hollywood is just where it goes to die.” As my disillusionment with the corporate horror machine continues, I find some solace in… Continue Reading →
Here it is…Quite honestly, it’s left me speechless. Not because it’s any great cinematic achievement but because it’s like a monumentally bad cook suddenly discovering he can successfully boil water. OK, maybe it’s not that bad either.Still, here it is.
While Lovecraft fans like me endure the excruciating wait for Del Toro’s “At the Mountains of Madness”, pickings are notoriously slim for any other tentacle-y goodness. Ordinarily, when Hollywood gets its grubby little mitts on any of Lovecraft’s work, the… Continue Reading →