2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 22: The Witch

Day 22 of the Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge is 22. Separation. Alienation. Aloneness. If you scream alone in the woods and no one is around to hear it, are you really screaming? For today's movie, I went with The Witch, a film where one of the main characters choose all three because of his pride. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iQXmlf3Sefg It all… Continue reading 2018 Scarecrow Psychotronic Challenge Day 22: The Witch

BIGFOOT WEEK: Bigfoot: The Movie (2015)

A lot of this review won't make sense if you aren't from Western Pennsylvania. Becca was born near Detroit, so she doesn't always get a lot of Pittsburgh. There's the yinzer accent. The strange customs. And when we were in line at Kennywood to ride the Thunderbolt the other night, she didn't get the palpable… Continue reading BIGFOOT WEEK: Bigfoot: The Movie (2015)

CHRISTMAS CINEMA: A Christmas Horror Story (2015)

We love portmanteau movies. Tales from the Crypt, Asylum, Tales that Witness Madness, really anything that Amicus ever did? Yep. However, modern versions tend to be seriously lacking, substituting gore and shock for storytelling and proper use of the form. LIke A Christmas Horror Story. It skirts the very thing that makes the anthology film tick -- it has… Continue reading CHRISTMAS CINEMA: A Christmas Horror Story (2015)