EASTER BUNNY BLOODBATH (31 Days of Horror)

Christmas is one thing, but the most devout Christians will tell you that Easter is the holiest day in the calendar year. It’s odd then, or perhaps typical, that it took horror filmmakers a long time to give Easter the same treatment given to Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Halloween. In recent years, they seem to be making up for that. Though if you notice, the twist on Easter-themed horror is often bunnies and eggs and not the holiday’s religious connotations. EASTER BUNNY BLOODBATH is one of the recent SOV films that fits into this category and it fares better than … Continue reading EASTER BUNNY BLOODBATH (31 Days of Horror)

Review – The HATCHET Trilogy

  Consider me a convert to the cult of Victor Crowley and a proud supporter of the Hatchet Army. About six years ago, Adam Green’s HATCHET was released. It may have just been a passing curiosity to mainstream filmgoers. But to a die-hard horror fan like myself, it peaked my interest. This was a time when most of the horror films being released to theaters were severely lacking in creativity (not that we’re necessarily in a golden age now). And HATCHET’s poster stated bluntly, “It’s not a remake. It’s not a sequel. And it’s not based on a Japanese one.” … Continue reading Review – The HATCHET Trilogy

Review – EDDIE THE SLEEPWALKING CANNIBAL (2012)

Art and violence have been cozy bedfellows for centuries. Maybe art doesn’t like to flaunt its close relationship with violence, but the two aren’t above exploiting each other either. This is sort of the premise behind Boris Rodriguez’s darkly satirical EDDIE THE SLEEPWALKING CANNIBAL. Lars Olafsen (Thor Lindhart) is a once-successful painter who has pretty much given up on inspiration ever striking again. He takes a position at a remote and impoverished art school in Canada, where he plans to spend his days teaching and trying to quiet the people in his periphery who wonder if he will ever again … Continue reading Review – EDDIE THE SLEEPWALKING CANNIBAL (2012)