Synopsis Ella Louise has lived in the woods surrounding Pilot’s Creek, Virginia, for nearly a decade. Publicly, she and her daughter Jessica are shunned by their upper-crust family and the Pilot’s Creek residents. Privately, desperate townspeople visit her apothecary for a cure to what ails them — until Ella Louise is blamed for the death … Continue reading Creepy Reads: The Remaking by Clay McLeod Chapman
Rejoice, fiends, for there is another Suspiria trailer to dissect. This one is leaning harder into the Three Mothers mythology and showing us a glimpse of the already infamous voodoo doll dance sequence, and I have some thoughts. But first, take a look: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pev2zsPNgdw When the first trailer was released, I said I wasn't yet … Continue reading Coming Attractions: Suspiria, Part II
So. The first Suspiria trailer is out (and has been out for a few weeks now, I know, but cut me some slack here). We Who Walk Here typically look askance at horror remakes, especially remakes of masterpieces like Dario Argento's Suspiria, but I'm actually kind of intrigued by this teaser trailer. Take a look: … Continue reading Coming Attractions: Suspiria
I'm not proud of it, but I am a bit of an awards show junkie. I love watching the fashion parade on the red carpet, I love hearing the acceptance speeches, and I love seeing awkward celebrity moments. But as a horror fan, I read today's list of Oscar nominations fully expecting to see every … Continue reading And the Oscar Goes to…
Happy Monster Monday, kiddies! I have a treat for you today: The Shaft, AKA Down, AKA the preeminent film in the English-language Killer Elevator subgenre. Dutch filmmaker Dick Maas directed it as a remake of his 1983 film De Lift. I haven’t seen the original, but unsurprisingly it is generally regarded as far superior to … Continue reading Monster Monday: Down (AKA The Shaft)
The most wonderful day of the year is finally here, fiends! I hope you have a spooky day and find zero toothbrushes in your trick-or-treat bag. Unfortunately, today is also the final day of our 31 Days of Halloween Horrorthon. I hope you’ve enjoyed it as much as I have, and I thank you very … Continue reading HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
I take my Halloween horror marathons very seriously. I take as much time off work as possible, and I usually start my spreadsheet planning in August (though I'm a little behind this year). I'll write all about this year's week-long marathon starting tomorrow and talk a bit about how I plan it out — don't … Continue reading 31 Days of Halloween: 24-Hour Horrorthon