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The New Trailer And Poster For ‘Hellions’ Are Both Really Creepy

The new trailer and new poster for director Bruce McDonald’s creepy Halloween feature ‘Hellions’, has been released and it looks great. This twisted movie stars Chloe Rose, Rossif Sutherlan, Peter Dacunha, Rachel Wilson, Luke Bilyk and Robert Patrick.In ‘Hellions’ a young woman, Dora (Chloe Rose) is under attack on Halloween from a group of other-worldly […]

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The 90s: Designer Horror

Jordache Horror Somewhere in the 80s, someone got the idea that horror should be less frightening and more sexy and trendy. I am not sure where it happened, but a good starting point might be Michael Jackson’s Thriller. The “World Premiere Video” back when MTV aired videos and before its implosion was the thing to […]

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A Look At The Horror Anthology ‘Tales of Halloween’

This Halloween a new film will be scaring the pants off of horror fans. On October 16th ‘Tales of Halloween’, a new anthology movie made by eleven directors and divided into ten segments, will be unleashed in theaters. ‘Tales of Halloween’ has an impressive list of directors, including Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw […]

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‘Hellions’ Are Coming !

The new trailer for director Bruce McDonald’s creepy Halloween feature ‘Hellions’, has been released and it looks great. This twisted movie stars Chloe Rose, Rossif Sutherlan, Peter Dacunha, Rachel Wilson, Luke Bilyk and Robert Patrick. In ‘Hellions’ a young woman, Dora (Chloe Rose) is under attack on Halloween from a group of other-worldly Hellions who […]

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Consuming Cynema PART II

The Remake The road to the remake is a winding one. There is no clear pathway toward the answer of whether they are good or bad, needed or unwanted. They exist. They will continue to be made because there is demand. My previous article opened with a quote from George Bush’s post 9-11 speech which […]

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Consuming Cynema PART I

Go Shopping A persistent misconception immediately after the 911 attacks in 2001 is that President George W. Bush urged Americans “to go shopping.” This was not the case. Over the years it’s been simplified into that message. In reality The President said this, “It’s to tell the traveling public: Get on board. Do your business […]

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Big Apes, Big Cynema

Dino! “When Jaws die, nobody cry . When my Kong die, everybody cry.” – Dino DeLaurentiis, producer Younger viewers have almost no idea who legendary producer Dino DeLaurentiis was. Some saw him as the Italian forerunner of Michael Bay; creator of expensive, big budget, soulless films followed by similar producers like Alexander and Ilya Salkind, […]

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Cynema: Fright Night or…Why Remake When You Can Retitle?

  A Valentine To Old School Horror Remaking a film falls under the old adage: “Just because you can do something doesn’t mean you should.” Netflix reviews or more accurately, article comments are dotted with such phrases like: “the film is old” or  “it’s dated.” Better yet, “it’s foreign.” All three signify a concern in […]

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Halloween III: A Second Look

Gather Round Your TV Sets, Kids “You don’t really know much about Halloween.”  – Conal Cochran  Oh, You Mean THAT Halloween Movie… It’s the one without Michael Myers. It has nothing to do with the other movies. This one sucks. Right? Well you’re right on two counts.  Halloween III: Season of the Witch does not […]

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Cynema: Ed Wood–Hollywood’s Whipping Boy

No Respect Apparently Michael Medved, the respected film critic gets the credit with dubbing Edward Wood, Jr. the “worst director of all time” by referring to Wood’s crowning film achievement, Plan Nine From Outer Space as perhaps the worst motion picture ever made. This is not only to come to the late Mr. Wood’s defense, […]

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