Movies

[Reviews]

The Best/Worst Horror Movie Hybrid

I’ve seen space marines fight a giant spider/scientist in Leprechaun 4. I’ve seen pianos eat giggling Japanese women in Hausu. I’ve seen people get terrorized by slugs, rabbits, exploding canaries, and vegetarian goblins. I say all this to preface the fact that, without a doubt, 1964’s Face of the Screaming Werewolf is the strangest, most

[Movies]

5 Horror Anthologies Worth Watching this Halloween

Let’s be honest, Halloween is the best time of year to consume scary things, sometimes of dubious quality, the famous guilty pleasures we all love and know, and sometimes in-a-row marathon, them being highly produced and famous big studio pieces or just some generic horror movies starring groups of not-very-intelligent teenagers hunted down and killed.

[Movies]

Mainstream vs Underground Horror

When people think of horror movies, they think of theatrical releases. You know… long lines, popcorn, the rustling of candy bags, and slight mumbling before the movie begins. Going to the movies used to be an experience. Almost as if time stopped and you ventured into another dimension. Of course, because of covid, that experience

[Creator Corner]

Resurrection Corporation: An Animated Film About the Fear of Death

The idea I had in my mind when I started working on Resurrection Corporation was to adapt Edgar Allan Poe’s story The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar in an animated version, in fact the original title of the project was Neurotic Hypnotic from Beyond the Grave. Entering below in collaboration with the screenwriter

[Reviews]

The Strange, Sad Saga of Alphonso DeNoble

Rondo Hatton (1894-1946) — an actor whose facial and bodily features were distorted by a condition called acromegaly — was tastelessly touted in the 1940s as the only movie monster who didn’t need makeup. He typically played characters with names like The Creeper, Moloch the Brute, and Mario the Monster Man. Three decades later, Los

[Creator Corner]

Kamya — Indie Horror Movie Made in Maryland

Directed by Stephon and Christian White and written by Stephon White, Kamya follows a young woman that has hours to close a deal at work during the coronavirus pandemic while battling an ancient demon that arrived on her doorstep. Kamya‘s cast and crew are made up of talent local to the Washington Metropolitan area. Some

[Reviews]

The Suffocating Horror of ‘In a Glass Cage’

There was no logical reason that I feared iron lungs as a child. The medical devices were not in wide use during my lifetime; I certainly never knew anyone who used one. Still, I was both repelled and fascinated by the very idea of a machine that did your breathing for you and kept you

[Interviews]

Looking Back at Tempting Jack — HL Talks to the Shining Actress Lia Beldam

The Shining recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary, and considering it’s my favourite horror movie of all time, I couldn’t let this year pass without creating something to mark the occasion. Before all the Covid chaos engulfed the world, I had the absolute pleasure to briefly chat with a lady who got to experience life in

[Reviews]

Revisiting the Movie that Warped My Mind as a Child

When you’re a kid, movies can get to you in a way that they just can’t when you’re grown up. By the time you’re in elementary school, you know a lot about what’s supposedly “real” and what’s supposedly “unreal,” but the line between those worlds is blurrier. Generally, your imagination is a lot more active