Green Room (2016) Review

“It’s funny.  You were so scary at night.” Harvard political scientist Samuel P. Huntington said, “Power remains strong when it remains in the dark; exposed to the sunlight it begins to evaporate.”  Green Room is a film about power – the power of violence, white power, the power of music and drugs and the power… 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

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

Indie Horror Director Spotlight: Michael Okum

Welcome to our latest Indie Director spotlight.  This time we interview Michael Okum: an award winning independent filmmaker and visual artist born and raised in New Jersey.  Michael’s first feature film “Expressway To Your Skull” was released on DVD and VOD in fall of 2015. Regular posts about his art and film work can be found… Read More