Carla (Patricia McNaire) is tired of her prudish aunt and cousin cramping her style when she brings men home. A friend takes her to meet Martha (Helena Clayton), a fortune teller who runs an all-female cult that worships "the spirit of Pan" out of the back room of her storefront. Martha suggests a way for Carla to put Tracey (Laura London) and Julie (Bella Donna) in their place, and at first Carla is pleased with the results. Her aunt and…
In Theodore Roszak's novel Flicker, a small group of hardcore cinephiles and one poor date who happened to be along for the ride watch a newly-unearthed film by the mysterious director Max Castle. It is described as a black and white nightmare, not overtly horror-themed but oppressive, bleak, and disturbing. When discussing the film afterward, the young woman whose primary interests lie outside cinema flatly states that the film was "enough to put you off sex for life."
Incompetent young lawyer Renny Jacobson's estranged father dies, leaving almost his entire estate to charity. Renny is angry, but his father did leave him something else: membership in "The List," a small secret society of white guys who have been amassing vast wealth over generations since the Civil War. All Renny has to do is be initiated, show up to meetings, and wait for money to rain down on him. But he's in a hurry to get a lot of…
On a rainy evening in Montevideo in 1993, a killer traps the small audience and employees of a huge old movie palace inside during a screening of a horror film. Will someone notice them sneaking around the mostly empty theater dispatching the viewers before it's too late?
12 movies into Virtual Panic Fest and there's finally just a straight-up slasher! It's a pretty good one, too, with buckets of gore and plenty of gruesome splatter gags all done with satisfyingly…
A list of 20 things filmmaker Tom Charley ("ctom") does not appear to know, understand, or believe, based on the content of this film:
1. Generally speaking, night is the part of the 24-hour cycle when it is dark outside.
2. The human gestational period is 9 months.
5. Fall and Winter are the seasons when the weather is coldest.
8. The difference between "thousands" and "millions."
9. It is considered poor…
After seeing a lot of people inexplicably claiming that this movie--in which a supernatural evil terrorizes a family isolated in an unforgiving wilderness--is "not a horror movie," I felt compelled to write a piece on horror gatekeeping: medium.com/@rabbitroom/this-is-why-we-can-t-have-nice-things-the-witch-and-horror-fandom-s-gatekeepers-b2c0bb0d8f9a#.qhrribivj