Note: May contain spoilers, artificial colors, and may be processed with machines that contain peanut allergens. This is also the last of the popular culture entries for the near future.
Contains spoilers! The premier of American Horror Story: Coven, was a provocative look, not only at what happened to the series, but what has happened in much of horror.
One of the most popular historic adages still in use today is, “The devil is in the details.” This is used to describe a variety of situations. Maybe an offer is too good to be true, so you study the fine print.
I watched, “I Saw the Devil,” and it was intense, to say the least. This film hails from Korea and is an edge-of-your-seat thriller. Strange, I know, as it isn’t paranormal, but it’s graphic, brutal and is one of the rare films with black-and-white heroes and villains, without becoming one-dimensional.
I had to comment on a movie I watched yesterday. “The Skeptic,” stars Tim Daly and Tom Arnold. In a nutshell (and without giving anything away) a cold attorney inherits his aunt’s mansion and starts a downward spiral.
Silent Centralia? If you’ve seen the movie “Silent Hill,” you witnessed a current ghost town that was once prosperous and populated. What you may not know is this seemingly fictional town actually exists.
I think there should be a set of criteria for professional reviewers that is actually followed today. Far too often, the proverbial “grapevine,” speaks of these practices. For example, company “X” provided professional reviewer “A” with heaps of perks, freebies and goodies, while the competition, company “Y,” couldn’t afford to lavishly spoil the reviewer.
I would like to know whatever happened to shows like Night Gallery? I’ll admit it was a little before my time, but thanks to DVDs, I’ve recently started watching the series anew. Shows today, related to the supernatural, are utterly asinine in comparison.
This is the second installment on the article series that explores the trend of Asian horror and how it affected the horror industry overall. What can Western writers and authors learn from the new wave of interest in horror from the East? What are other aspects of horror we can learn?