Episode Thirteen (2023) – Craig DiLouie

Orbit Books brings me my first real creepy novel of 2023, Episode Thirteen. Using the familiar structure of the found footage genre, something that has been co-opted successfully for all of the ghost-hunting shows that seem to plague reality television, DiLouie compiles a literary found footage film, offering up video transcripts, EVP recordings, text messages,…

6 Degrees of Hell (2012) – Joe Raffa

  Releasing from Anchor Bay today is this little horror film, that I’m sorry to say, is probably best left unseen. Part advertisement for an actual place, the Hotel of Horror, check it out here, and part, what feels like some poorly written and edited Fox television show from the 90s, 6 Degrees of Hell…

30 Ghosts – Sean Cisterna

  “Behind every man now alive stand 30 ghosts, for that is the ratio by which the dead outnumber the living”.     – Arthur C. Clarke Tim and I were intrigued by this film from the moment we first heard about it from Carl Elster when we interviewed him and Lisa Wegner about their upcoming installation…

The Mind Reels Adventures – Ghost Hunting

  Everyone has a ghost story, or knows someone who does. There’s something about dark, desolate feeling spaces that seems to foster that primal part of our brain that taught us to be afraid of the dark. I have a few stories of my own, Sue does as well. I think both of us are…

The Innkeepers (2011)

I’ve wanted to see this movie since I first saw the trailer for it. I was a little unsure of what I would think of it, as I didn’t care for Ti West’s Cabin Fever 2, and despite wanting to like his House of the Devil, I just felt that it was a little dull….