Tag: Neil Marshall

Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers

Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers

Happy Monster Monday! Today's monster comes from Dog Soldiers (2002), the first feature film from Neil Marshall. It is an impressive first outing from one of my favorite modern horror directors. In the film, a group of British soldiers performing a training exercise in Scotland encounters a pack of werewolves, and it goes about as well as … Continue reading Monster Monday: Dog Soldiers

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares

I love a good jump scare. As I've mentioned, I am particularly susceptible to jump scares, no matter how predictable or stereotypical they are. I am startled by every window blown open by the wind and every cat that jumps yowling into the frame. They always make me jump a few feet out of my seat, but that … Continue reading Fun with Horror Tropes: Jump Scares