#SummerOfSlash 2017: A Nightmare On Elm St. 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Today we kick off our sequels week for Summer Of Slash. And today’s movie is widely considered the worst in a classic series. But I implore you to give this treasure another shot. During our 13-hour A Nightmare On Elm St. marathon at the Alamo Drafthouse last October, we were split on the second film … More #SummerOfSlash 2017: A Nightmare On Elm St. 2: Freddy’s Revenge

Setting the Stage

(For this post I will be using images randomly generated from InspiroBot, the inspirational quote generator) I cannot tell you how many times I have heard this phrase in regard to horror movies: “That was so stupid. It wasn’t even scary!” Wasn’t it? Perhaps not. Especially if the viewer has been around Elm Street a … More Setting the Stage

The Last Exorcism: Doc Martens Are A Gateway To Possession

The Last Exorcism opens with a scene of the protagonist lathered up and shaving an already clean-shaven face, so it really could only have gone up from there in terms of making sense. And it did. Mostly. The film came out in 2010 and I saw it in theatres here in New York City, remembering … More The Last Exorcism: Doc Martens Are A Gateway To Possession

The Witch: Devil Goats and Feminism

Thick accents, period costumes, stories of female oppression, and talking goats?  This.  Film.  Has.  EVERYTHING. The Witch calls itself a New England Folk Tale and, with most of its dialogue and content derived from actual historical documents, director Robert Eggers handed us a slice of pre-Salem, puritanical patriarchy straight from the goat’s mouth.  Eggers has … More The Witch: Devil Goats and Feminism