Movie Review: Inferno

I went to see Inferno in the theater Sunday and decided to review it this week. Here’s what it’s about. When Robert Langdon wakes up in an Italian hospital with amnesia, he teams up with Dr. Sienna Brooks, and together they must race across Europe against the clock to foil a deadly global plot. First I have to say that I don’t like Dan Brown’s books. I never finished The DaVinci Code and never tried … Read more

TV Review: The Walking Dead Season 7 Premier

This week was the season 7 premier of The Walking Dead, so I thought it fitting to tell you my thoughts. I won’t bother to tell you what the show is about and just jump in this time. YES, THERE ARE SPOILERS HERE IF YOU HAVEN’T WATCHED. It fell a little short for me. While I watched I was sick to my stomach, a thing that typically happens when I watch one of the more … Read more

Movie Review: Gallowwalkers

This week’s review is the under-rated Wesley Snipes movie, Gallowwalkers. Here’s what it’s about: “A mysterious gunman, Aman, is the son of a nun who breaks her covenant with God to ensure his survival. This act brings a curse upon Aman – all those that die by his gun will return. Soon, he is hunted by a gang of his undead former victims, led by the vicious Kansa. Aman enlists Fabulos, a new young warrior, … Read more

Favorite Bad Girl/Boy Leads

Welcome to day 4 of the October Frights Blog Hop. I’ve got another discussion topic for today. One of my favorite character types is the bad girl/boy lead who is forever torn between good and evil. Barry White Frost, the protagonist in my own novel, is just such a character. So I thought it would be fun to share our favorite characters who are driven to make bad and selfish decisions. As of late, there … Read more

Why Do You Do Horror?

Welcome to day 2 of the October Frights Blog Hop. Today is a combination review of the documentary Why Horror?, and a discussion on why some of us are so addicted to the horror genre. If you haven’t seen it, here’s what Why Horror? is about: “WHY Horror? is a feature length documentary following horror fan Tal Zimerman as he looks at the psychology of horror around the world in order to understand why we … Read more

Movie Review: Victor Frankenstein

I’ve got a newer, big budget, Hollywood twist on a classic horror tale for ya this week. Here’s what Victor Frankenstein it’s about: “Told from Igor’s perspective, we see the troubled young assistant’s dark origins, his redemptive friendship with the young medical student Viktor Von Frankenstein, and become eyewitnesses to the emergence of how Frankenstein became the man – and the legend – we know today.” I was very excited to watch this movie. I … Read more

Movie Review: The Coed and the Zombie Stoner

More zombie movies this week with The Coed and the Zombie Stoner. Here’s what it’s about: “When a nerdy sorority girl falls in love with a zombie, it’s only a matter of time before a zombie apocalypse is unleashed on campus. The sorority girl discovers that weed is the cure–now she must smoke out the entire school before it’s too late.” I’m a little embarrassed to admit how much I enjoyed this movie. It’s silly … Read more

Movie Review: I Survived a Zombie Holocaust

Back on zombies this week with I Survived a Zombie Holocaust. Here’s what it’s about: “A young runner, on a Zombie film set, has the first day from hell when real Zombies overrun the set.” They could have come up with a better title for this one. The current title has nothing to do with the plot. Anyway, I didn’t hate this movie. It’s very slow to start, and the kind of zombie movie you … Read more

Movie Reviews: Housebound

What took me so long to watch Housebound. Here’s what it’s about: “Kylie Bucknell is forced to return to the house she grew up in when the court places her on home detention. Her punishment is made all the more unbearable by the fact she has to live there with her mother Miriam – a well-intentioned blabbermouth who’s convinced that the house is haunted. Kylie dismisses Miriam’s superstitions as nothing more than a distraction from … Read more

TV Review: Wayward Pines

I’ve been pleasantly surprised by Wayward Pines. Here’s what the first season is about: “Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrives in the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, ID, on a mission to find two missing federal agents. But instead of answers, Ethan’s investigation only turns up more questions. What’s wrong with Wayward Pines? Each step closer to the truth takes Ethan further from the life he knew, from the husband and father he was, until … Read more

Movie Review: Navy Seals vs. Zombies

Try not to fall asleep during this week’s review of Navy Seals vs. Zombies Here’s what it’s about: “A team of highly skilled Navy SEALS find themselves embarking on the battle of their lives when they come face-to-face with the undead. After a deadly outbreak occurs in New Orleans, the SEALS must fight for their lives, and the city, against an army of zombies.” This movie is appropriately rated lower than 1 star out of … Read more

Movie Review: Mimesis

YAY! A zombie movie review this week. Well, Mimesis is kind of a zombie movie. Here’s what it’s about: “A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.” The ‘classic horror film’ is Night of the Living Dead. What’s hilarious is that the description for the movie is a spoiler. It’s better to go into this movie having not read that … Read more

Movie Review: Stitches

I’ve got a good one for you this week, although it’s not a zombie movie. Stitches had me laughing out loud, and here’s what it’s about: “The clumsy and unfunny clown Richard “Stitches” Grindle goes to the birthday party of little Tom and the boy and his friends play a prank with Stitches, tying his shoelaces. Stitches slips, falls and dies. Six years later, Tom gives a birthday party for his friends at home and … Read more

Documentary Review: Apocalypse: Staline

Doing something different this week because we recently watched the three part documentary, Apocalypse: Staline on the American Hero Channel, and I came away terrified. Here’s what it’s about: “Joseph Stalin’s rise to power while killing a FUCK load of innocent human beings.” That happens to be my synopsis for the show in case you didn’t notice. You know that saying, “Stranger than fiction,” well, it also works for “More horrific than fiction.” This documentary … Read more

Movie Review: Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens

Bet you weren’t surprised to see this week’s review is Sharknado 4: The 4th Awakens. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock and have never seen a Sharknado movie, here’s what it’s about: “Fin, his family and the cosmos have been blissfully sharknado-free in the five years since the most recent attack, but now sharks and tornadoes are being whipped up in unexpected ways and places.” In preparation for this review, I re-watched Sharknado … Read more

TV Review: Preacher

I’m in a very confused state of mind going into this week’s review. It’s Preacher, the new AMC show, that has me perplexed. Here’s what it’s about: “What if an angel and a demon procreate? What would that offspring be? Would it be holy or demonic or both? Preacher Is that tale. The offspring has no body, just a soul. That soul needs a body and chose Jessie. A preacher from Texas with a loss … Read more

Movie Review: The Lazarus Effect

WOW! I managed to write reviews two weeks in a row. Unfortunately I’ve got another boring one for ya, The Lazarus Effect. Here’s what it’s about: “THE LAZARUS EFFECT follows a group of researchers led by Frank and his fiancĂ© Zoe who’ve achieved the unimaginable – bringing the dead back to life. After a successful, yet unsanctioned, trial on a newly deceased animal, the team is ready to unveil their breakthrough to the world. When … Read more

Movie Review: It Follows

Hey, I’m back with a bad one, It Follows. Here’s what it’s about: “A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.” I happened upon It Follows while browsing for horror movies on cable. There was no rating for the movie, so I took my chances based on the description. I was sadly disappointed and quickly lost interest. This could have been a good teen scream movie based on the … Read more

Movie Review: Kill Zombie (a.k.a Zombibi)

*SQUEAL* I found another zombie movie I loved! Here’s what Kill Zombie is about: “The bizarre story takes place in Amsterdam-West, where a virus turns people into bloodthirsty zombies. Although much blood is flowing and many limbs chopped off, there is a lot to laugh at in this bizarre horror comedy.” Kill Zombie is a horror comedy movie, so of course it was a perfect choice to watch one afternoon I was feeling particularly low. … Read more

TV Series Review: Fear the Walking Dead (Season 2)

I’m happy to say that Fear the Walking Dead has improved. If you read my review of the first season, you know I thought it totally sucked, but I had high hopes that the show would improve, and it did. Once they got on the boat, they had a lot of time to think about their circumstances, and their reactions to their new world were much better portrayed in season 2, although it did take … Read more