I strive to find positivity and good in every film I review. From classics like Phantasm and Evil Dead to lower end titles like Halloweed and the plethora of splatter gore borderline exploitation that is Troma, I find quite a bit of art and joy in horror of varying subgenres and production values. That said, I had high hopes for the triumphant return to horror that Alien: Covenant was supposed to be. If you haven't gauged from my tone then let me spell it out for you with a
The name itself inspires a sort of macabre intrigue before you've ever seen or heard anything about it. Sophisticated. Archaic. Mysterious. From there you see an image of someone sallow skinned and held over from a time long past. Black and gray punctuated in a blood red cursive swoop. This was my introduction to the ghoulish world of Alfred J Hemlock several months ago when I came across the Instagram account of the short film.
The atmospheric short film by co-writers Edw
You’ll notice that I tend to put a lot of me and my life in the articles I’ve written. Why? Well, frankly, because anybody can tell you the news. Any literate person can read something on one site and post it on another. You don’t need charisma or charm or even a personal touch to see that “Gremlins Vs Ghoulies” and “Hellraiser: Exodus” will be coming out by 2020 and repost it. Note: These aren’t real, but you get the point. Throughout the years we’ve had wonderful host
In space, no one can hear you scream. This was the tagline to Ridley Scott’s now immortal science-fiction horror classic Alien. Written by Dan O’Bannon (Return of the Living Dead, Lifeforce) and featuring creatures and sets designed by H.R. Giger, the movie was completely different from anything else in the genre at the time. Atmospheric scenes of desolate alien worlds and towering vessels cutting through the bleak emptiness of space cut against interior shots of the ancient