Doctor Sleep (2019) – Blu-Ray Review

Mike Flanagan has been a name to watch since he appeared on the scene, and he’s become a huge hero to genre fans for his concentration on character and story as much as scares when it comes to horror films. And with Warner Brothers release of Doctor Sleep (available on blu and DVD today), he…

Burnt Offerings (1973) – Robert Marasco

Burnt Offerings is the type of tale that I’m glad I came to at this age as opposed to my early teen years when I first discovered horror novels. I say that because at that time, I would have hated it no matter who recommended it to me. I had discovered King, and The Shining…

Fright Night (1985) – Tom Holland

One of my favorite vampire movies is the next title up in the Monsters in the Movies book from DK Canada. Tom Holland’s Fright Night starring Roddy McDowall, Chris Sarandon, Stephen Geoffreys, Amanda Bearse and young William Ragsdale in the lead in this wonderful suburban update on the vampire legend. I came to horror movies…

Room 237 (2012) – Rodney Ascher

When I first heard about this documentary from Rodney Ascher, it was coming to TIFF, and I very much wanted to see it, I love the ideas of secrets and conspiracies hidden in movies. Both the opportunities I had to see it fell through, and I was a little bummed. Then I heard it was returning to…

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….

Visit Scenic Haven…

Stephen King. Like so many others, his books were a rite of passage in my teen years. I still remember the first one I read… Salem’s Lot (loved the way he interpreted vampires). It was the third longest book I had read at that time (following Lord of the Rings, and Shogun) and I flew through…