Archive for November, 2009

“Them” (Ils) – Chris Luedtke

I just glanced at the clock. It reads 3:36 AM, and I can hear it almost singing me to sleep. The night is old, and I find myself contemplating Them right now. Shutters slam, phones rattle, footsteps bend the floorboards with purpose and aggression. As my words become more confusing to my eyes, I wonder [...]

“Tomie” – A.J. Hakari

Remember when the arrival of a new Asian horror title was a good thing? When films of atmospheric and thematic merit were released, rather than assembly-line thrillers that got as derivative as the American flicks they were supposed to better? Those were the days, a time when something like Tomie could come out and still [...]

“Fear(s) of the Dark” – A.J. Hakari

For as long as the horror film has existed, so has the horror anthology. After all, it’s by way of myth, legend, and stories shared around a roaring fire that tales of terror have weathered the sands of time. These days, “anthology” brings to mind Twilight Zone: The Movie or The Vault of Horror, movies [...]