Razorback (1984) review

“There’s something about blasting the shit out of a razorback that brightens up my whole day.” Damn this was a cool film.  I’ll add this one to my list of Russell Mulcahy films that I’m a fan of.  I’ll never forgive you for Highlander 2, Russell.  I convinced friends to go to the theater to see… Read More

Classic Horror Game Recommendation #2: Castlevania (1986)

Although I have greatly enjoyed Castlevania (IV, Symphony of the Night, and Dawn of Sorrow) titles in the past, the very first game is one that I never had the opportunity to sit down and enjoy beyond a few short cross-legged, two-inches-from-the-tv sessions at friend’s houses after school.  Raised on computer games, particularly those of the roleplaying variety,… Read More

The Eyes of My Mother (2016) review

“Have you lived here a long time?” “My whole life.” To quote the late, great Leonard Cohen, “You want it darker?”  Well, do you?  If so, you’ve come to the right place.  The Eyes of My Mother positively drips darkness.  Everything is hazy, foggy, dipped in ink and shot in black and white – The Eyes of… Read More

Arkham Horror: The Card Game review

Another day, another Fantasy Flight Arkham Files game. If that sounds like I’m bored of their offerings, trust me – I’m not.  I’m enough of  Lovecraft and weird fiction fan that I’ll likely always be interested in a new way to experience Lovecraftian stories and horror.   This is now Fantasy Flight’s fifth in-production Arkham… Read More

J-Horror Mashup “Sadako vs. Kayako”: Love It or Hate It

The horror genre has received great contributions from Japanese filmmakers over the years, with two of the most enduring franchises being The Ring and Ju-On. The main supernatural entities from the films have become iconic in modern pop culture, which is why when the two got featured simultaneously in the recently released Sadako vs. Kayako,… Read More