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  • Nite Tales

    Nite Tales

    ★★★½

    Nite Tales is a horror anthology hosted by Flava Flav who charmingly insists that "never in history have two movies been pressed into one!!" shortly after instructing us to grab some popcorn and have a fright night, nice start, I was into it already!

    The first segment is called Karma, with a group of young black guys who robbed a bank and while on the run, seek refuge from the heat in a cabin the woods, once they're inside, the…

  • Suddenly in the Dark

    Suddenly in the Dark

    ★★½

    I understand that Suddenly in the Dark is your typical, insecure relationship foundation for a psychological thriller [nevermind that it's always the "over 30, no longer fresh" wife who is threatened by a younger woman], but I will NEVER understand the men in these movies, who have been with their wives for years, the person they have a child with, their partner in life, their best friend and at the first sign of the wife's mistrust of the stranger in…

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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    Let's get this out of the way, The Witch is a horror film, you can put it in all of your other subcategories but, at its very core--it's a genre film whether you feel comfortable with the classification or not.

    This film covers the horrors of colonialism, emigration, religious conviction, starvation, witch trials, patriarchy, puberty, loss, and if methodically exposing each of these very horrifying real life tribulations isn't terrifying and alarming enough, there's a god damn witch and evil…

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    After having over a meter (3 feet for my fellow Americans) of snow fall on us in just a few days, the isolated and trapped feeling gave us great cause to want to watch the ultimate cabin fever-in the depth of winter film. Regardless of how many times one has seen The Shining, it never loses that overwhelming sense of dread.

    As soon as Jack Torrance is in frame, that uneasy feeling takes over. I feel as though I wish…