“Bless me but I am the lucky one! I have just seen the Hedley Kow and all by myself. Not many people in the whole wide world can say that. Why, I feel special and grand and I think I need a cup of tea to think things over and celebrate!”Northumberland Folklore: Close Encounters With The Hedley Kow — Under the influence!
The Horror Writers Association (HWA) is pleased to announce the Final Ballot for the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards®. The HWA is the premier writers organization in the horror and dark fiction genre, with more than 1,700 members. We have presented the Bram Stoker Awards in various categories since 1987. Works on this ballot may be…2020 Bram Stoker Awards® Final Ballot Announced — Horror Writers Association Blog
Saint Maud is one of those films that will confound you and disturb you while you’re watching, and then haunt you before you even have time to get cocky enough to congratulate yourself for surviving. It is not the kind of horror film that’s going to frighten you. There are no cheap jump scares, no […]Saint Maud — ASSHOLES WATCHING MOVIES
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert Freese contributes to many different magazines, zines and websites such as Videoscope, Rue Morgue, Drive-in Asylum, Grindhouse Purgatory, Horror and Sons and Lunchmeat VHS. (His most recent piece, about the 80’s video distributor Super Video, can be found here). He also co-hosts the Two Librarians Walk into a Shelf podcast so he […]GOREHOUSE GREATS: Nightmare In Wax (1969) — B&S About Movies
Exerpt “The film, written and directed by Emerald Fennell, offers a germane look at the #MeToo movement issues through a wild array of tonal shifts, reflecting how such trauma creates a broken, unpredictable person. But ultimately, its resonant heroine feels undercut by the film’s playfulness, leaving its indictment of sexual violence against women and those who allow it to continue to take precedence over the emotional weight of the narrative.”
Editor’s Note: This review originally ran on August 2, 2020, as part of our reviews for Mill Creek’s Savage Cinema 12-Movie collection. We’re bringing it back as part of Mill Creek’s B-Movie Blast 50-Film pack. Faux-Charlie’s Angels that look like they’re out of a The Dukes of Hazzard crossover episode . . . and rails? […]REPOST: Burnout (1979) — B&S About Movies
Film Ventures International is an obsession that won’t end. After all, Edward L. Montoro, walked away with a million bucks into the ether, like a movie-making D.B. Cooper and no one ever found him. Last time, we featured Beyond the Door, Mortuary, Grizzly, Great White and Stunt Rock. The FVI catalog is deep, so that means we’re ready to […]Drive-In Friday: FVI Night Part II — B&S About Movies
Some of those that work forces, are the same that burn crosses. – “Killing in the Name”, Rage Against the Machine (1991) It’s getting so a fella can’t get away from the…sickies no more. -Buddy, Parasite (1982) Put away your Pumpkin Spice Lattes. While you have been displaying decorative gourds and positioning plastic pumpkins, I […]Summer of Impositions II: [Trevor]: Killing in the Name: Pandemics, Policing, and Patriarchy in Parasite (1982) and The Bride (2013) — Grindhouse Theology