Sorry, wrong number – The Call (Film Review)

Posted by - January 11, 2021
Most of us in the United States didn’t have to even know anyone with COVID to get our government stimuli last year.  It was a paltry amount by most accounts but had we only the opportunity to make a phone call to a dead witch, we’d each be $100,000 richer barring our ability to stay
A bearded man, wearing a striped black and white top, sits in front of a radio microphone holding a cigarette. He is bathed in blue and red lighting and in the background are vague horror and band posters.

“Welcome to Nightmare Radio”- A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio (Film Review)

Posted by - January 4, 2021
The nature of anthologies, with different segments created by different filmmakers, means you usually get varying results. In the realm of horror anthologies, however, the quality of the collections fluctuate from straight-up bad to simply good. Unfortunately, A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio doesn’t buck that trend. Compiled by Nicholas and Luciano Onetti, A Night

“I Just Want My Jackson Back” – Anything For Jackson (Film Review)

Posted by - December 2, 2020
There is a slew of films focusing on trauma and grief that use the horror genre as a lens to examine these to a great effect. Films such as Relic and Hereditary have recently struck a chord with audiences with their delicate, yet terrifying portrayals of something that goes beyond just scares. Latest to attempt

“We all float down here!” Stephen King’s IT at 30

Posted by - November 18, 2020
The legendary horror story of Pennywise and the Losers’ Club celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, following the release of the hit mini-series in November 1990. An adaptation of Stephen King’s award-winning 1986 novel, this tormenting and frightful narrative has stood the test of time and is arguably some of King’s most recognisable and memorable

Reclaiming the Rotten: Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise

Posted by - November 2, 2020
Each month, we at FilmHounds take a look at a director’s back catalogue and pick their lowest rated film on Rotten Tomatoes and ask ourselves – why? Why is it their least loved among critics? Regardless, we attempt to see the good in it. This Month: Ben Wheatley’s HIGH-RISE (2015) Rating: 60% (with an audience

‘Halloween’: The Rise and Fall of Michael Myers

Posted by - October 30, 2020
John Carpenter’s Halloween will always be remembered as the quintessential movie of the season. Being one of the first popular and financially successful slasher films, Halloween introduced the world to the one and only Michael Myers. Sporting a William Shatner mask, Myers slowly walked into our lives, knife in hand, with one goal in mind:

31 Days of Horror – It Follows

Posted by - October 27, 2020
It is rare for a horror film to truly scare an audience. A well-placed jump scare will give you that jolt of adrenaline or a scary sequence will make you nervously laugh - but it is hard to come by a film that genuinely instills existential fear and dread as you watch and long after
The Descent

31 Days of Horror – The Descent

Posted by - October 16, 2020
Spelunking. Even the word sounds like something you couldn't pay me to do, let alone invite me to do as part of a pleasant weekend away. The potential for danger is right there in those three, ugly-sounding syllables. It's that danger which provides Neil Marshall's 2005 nightmare The Descent – the scariest movie ever made