DON’T GO IN THE WOODS is not a remake of the 1981 film of the same title—which is probably just as well, given that that movie occupies one of the lowest rungs on the slasher-flick ladder.
It’s fitting that Joseph Kahn’s manic teen horror/comedy DETENTION (a world premiere at the current SXSW fest) contains a good bit of time travel, as the film itself often feels as if it’s satirizing a
Tim Burton has remade everything from science-fiction favorites to children’s classics, but DARK SHADOWS marks the first time that he (or anyone in decades) has brought a TV soap opera to the big screen.
Undoubtedly a touchstone, THE AGGRESSION SCALE eventually plays like a sort of ultraviolent take on HOME ALONE as a group of thugs, in search of their boss’ stolen cash, come face-to-face with a silent, badass and
First, a disclaimer: URBAN EXPLORER played Screamfest this week, and there was an error.
Drive-in-style horror isn’t the only kind of cinema they don’t make like they used to back in the ’70s.
Having skipped back into the past for an origin story with 2009’s RISE OF THE LYCANS, the UNDERWORLD franchise returns to the present (or near future, or whenever these flicks are set) with AWAKENING.
Most horror films deal with threats from without—monsters or ghosts or psychos that represent an external danger.
Don’t go to CONTAGION expecting a germophobic shocker full of people undergoing grisly viral meltdowns, or a pulse-pounding thriller about the race for a cure.