“The Exorcist” is Still a Scary Friggin’ Movie

                The Exorcist is a horror film from 1973 adapted from the William Peter Blatty novel of the same name. It was directed by William Friedkin and stars Linda Blair, Ellen Burstyn and Jason Miller. It has an approximate running time of 122 minutes. This review is NOT spoiler free. The Exorcist has been … [Read more...]

“Under the Bed” Should Stay Under the Bed

Under the Bed is a 2012 horror film directed by Steven C. Miller and written by Eric Stolze. It stars Jonny Weston, Gattlin Griffith, Peter Holden and Musetta Vander. It has an approximate running time of 87 minutes. Under the Bed centers on Neal Hausman (Weston), a young man returning home after being sent away to … [Read more...]

“You’re Next” Is the Best Horror Movie You’ll See This Year

                You’re Next is a 2013 horror film written by Simon Barrett and directed by Adam Wingard. It stars Sharni Vinson and has an approximate running time of 94 minutes. It is being distributed by Lionsgate. If I thought my editor would let me get away with it, this review would have just been the … [Read more...]

The Woods Aren’t Just Made for Camping

          The Woods is a supernatural horror film from 2006. It was written by David Ross and directed by Lucky McKee. It stars Agnes Bruckner, Patricia Clarkson, Rachel Nichols, Lauren Birkell and Bruce Campbell. It has an approximate running time of 91 minutes. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it time and time … [Read more...]

Drag Me to Hell is a Tale of Two Movies

Drag Me to Hell is a 2009 supernatural horror film written by Sam and Ivan Raimi. It was directed by Sam Raimi, the writer and director of The Evil Dead, Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness.  It stars Alison Lohman and Justin Long and has an approximate running time of 99 minutes. I don’t really remember this movie … [Read more...]

The Conjuring: Scaring the Crap Out of People Since 2013

                The Conjuring is a supernatural horror film from 2013. It was directed by James Wan and stars Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston and Lili Taylor. It was released by Warner Bros. and has a running time of approximately 112 minutes. This is a new film so there will be NO spoilers in this … [Read more...]

Evil Dead II (1987) – The Greatest Movie Ever?

Evil Dead II (1987) is a horror movie written and directed by Sam Raimi and starring Bruce Campbell. It is a sequel to The Evil Dead (1981) and precedes Army of Darkness (1992). The running time is approximately 84 minutes. Hello, friends! It’s been a few weeks since we’ve had an installment of Spook Show Cinema. … [Read more...]

Spook Show Cinema #24: Attack the Block

                There are some movies out there that just knock the wind right out of you. Some of them are so bad that you can’t believe what you’re seeing. Others are so good that you can’t believe what you’re seeing. I try to never go into a movie with any kind of expectations. I just let the chips fall where they … [Read more...]

Spook Show Cinema #23: Dracula (1958)

                The horror movie market was primarily dominated in the 1920’s through the 1940’s by Universal. They had all of the big guns in their arsenal and the actors to portray these larger than life characters. Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff and Lon Chaney, Jr. were names that the public couldn’t escape. Universal … [Read more...]

Spook Show Cinema #21: American Mary

The horror genre has always produced a ridiculous amount of films each year. Every horror fan dreams of creating a horror flick. Unfortunately, they don’t always come out as winners. It’s always unfortunate when you hear some really great things about a movie because expectations begin to build. That being said, I … [Read more...]

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