Film Review: BEWARE, THE BEAST I WORSHIP (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

A lone man on a late night subway train encounters a large wolf like dog out on it’s own. A dog that talks with a voice only the man can hear, a voice that says things that may not be in the man’s best interests. Adam Chitayat’s ten minute short BEWARE, THE BEAST I WORSHIP feels like it took the alleged motivation for one of NYC’s most notorious killers Davis Berkowitiz aka Son of Sam and crossed it with FALLING DOWN. The result is...

Read More
Film Review: DEATH-SCORT SERVICE 2: THE NAKED DEAD (2017)
Oct20

Film Review: DEATH-SCORT SERVICE 2: THE NAKED DEAD (2017)

With a title like  DEATH-SCORT SERVICE PART 2: THE NAKED DEAD (2017) there should be no question just what kind of a film you’re getting. When it’s from The Sleaze Box and director Sean Donohue there is no doubt. The followup to 2015’s DEATH-SCORT SERVICE is everything the original was and more. Opening with a recap of the first film’s conclusion before jumping into the plot with a particularly graphic, in terms of both gore and full...

Read More
Film Review: HOUSE BY THE LAKE (2017)
Oct19

Film Review: HOUSE BY THE LAKE (2017)

The dysfunctional family is a staple of genre films, whether serving as the breeding ground for a mass murderer, a group that has to pull together to survive or proving that the family that slays together, stays together they are indispensable to the genre. In his latest film, HOUSE BY THE LAKE (2017), Adam Gierasch (NIGHT OF THE DEMONS Remake, FERTILE GROUND) chooses the second option and puts a troubled young family in harms way....

Read More
Film Review: GET MY GUN (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Oct18

Film Review: GET MY GUN (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

Making it’s world premiere at this year’s Brooklyn Horror Film Festival Brian Darwas’s first feature film GET MY GUN (2017) is a tense indie thriller that twists a couple of familiar plots into a grimly entertaining film. Amanda (Kate Hoffman) is struggling to get by as a housekeeper at a local motel. But after going into the wrong room she is raped and left unemployed and pregnant. But it can still get worse, she’s stalked by...

Read More
Film Review: HAGAZUSSA: A HEATHEN’S CURSE (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival
Oct17

Film Review: HAGAZUSSA: A HEATHEN’S CURSE (2017) – Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

Horror is usually looked upon as lowbrow entertainment for the masses, and given many of the genre films that’s fairly accurate. But when it is aimed at the arthouse instead of the grindhouse, the genre can produce some incredible films such as THE WICKER MAN and NOSFERATU: THE VAMPIRE. And while HAGAZUSSA: A HEATHEN’S CURSE may not quite be in their league, it’s still a breathtaking film. Even more impressive when you consider it’s a...

Read More