Author Archives: Kirby Nelson

Better Watch Out & Red Christmas: Holiday Horror Special 2017

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Better Watch Out Directed by Chris Peckover www.facebook.com/betterwatchoutmovie “Better Watch Out” is a holiday horror classic with year round potential but best enjoyed in season; it’s a bountiful present that harbors humor, yuletide terror and unyielding new twists on both

Review: “It” (2017)

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It’s safe to say that “IT” has earned a fevered anticipation (including a record breaking teaser trailer) not felt in the horror genre for many years; while nostalgia is a potent reason for the excitement, a whole new generation has

Annabelle: Creation (2017) Review

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Annabelle: Creation Directed by David F. Sandberg http://annabellemovie.com/ Director David F. Sandberg, best known for the equally low budget but highly profitable hit “Lights Out” takes over for the second in the series of the demonic doll whose cameo in

Wish Upon (2017) Review

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  Wish Upon Directed by John Leonetti www.wishuponmovie.com Genre fans wishing for a horror hallmark such as “Get Out” and “It Comes At Night” will likely be disappointed but while “Wish Upon” is not particularly frightening, it is intentionally funny,

It Comes At Night (2017) – Review

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  It Comes At Night Directed by Trey Edward Shults A24 www.itcomesatnight.com “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft

Review: The Void (2017)

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The Void Directed by Jeremy Gillespie and Steven Kostanski From the Great White North enclave known as Astron-6 (“Manborg,” “Father’s Day”) and an extremely successful IndieGoGo campaign is born a horror that is equal parts homage and homegrown madness and

Review: The Fate of The Furious (2017)

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The Fate of the Furious Directed by F. Gary Gray www.fastandfurious.com Another year, another run down the track with “The Fast and Furious” crew in the latest installment of this long running series that is showing some major tread wear

Rings (2017) – Review

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Rings Directed by F. Javier Gutierrez https://www.facebook.com/RingsMovie/ While not unintentionally hilarious as the recently reviewed “The Bye Bye Man,” a far worse fate is in store for the purveyors of “Rings” – complete and utter boredom.

The Bye Bye Man – Review (2016)

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The Bye Bye Man Directed by Stacy Title https://www.facebook.com/thebyebyeman/ 2016 in cinema began for me with a venture into “The Forest”, a tale of terror set in the suicide addled sea of trees that is Aokigahara, which was such an

Review: Bad Santa 2 (2016)

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Bad Santa 2 Directed by Mark Waters www.badsanta2.com Dashing in to theaters more than a decade after its predecessor, Billy Bob Thornton and his motley merry band deliver another installment of unfiltered holiday comedy that manages to match and occasionally

REVIEW: Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016)

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Whatever one’s view of sequels may be, especially in horror and its related subsets which are well known for a glut of garbage, Blumhouse may have finally found the formula for cinematic cold fusion, mainlining into their many franchises, including

Review: Phantasm Remastered & Phantasm: Ravager (2016)

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      Phantasm: Remastered & Phantasm: Ravager Directed by Don Coscarelli & David Hartman Egyptian Theater, October 1 2016 http://phantasm.com/ Making its way across the world like the Tall Man exhuming his unearthly army, “Phantasm” a franchise that began the year