Posts Tagged ‘horror’

The Mist Review: Cover-Ups and Good versus Evil in “Show and Tell”

by Jeff Fountainon July 7, 2017
So here we are at episode three and for my money, we still don’t have anyone to truly root for. Sure, there are a lot of characters that you wish the mist would swallow hole, never to be seen again, but then there wouldn’t be many people left. While “Show and Tell” did it’s best […]

Fear the Walking Dead Review: Home is Not So Sweet in “Red Dirt”

by Jeff Fountainon July 3, 2017
Let’s be honest, here. We all knew things were going to fall apart at the ranch eventually, given how Madison and company have infused doubt and questions about not only what lies beyond the ‘safe’ walls of their community but what the real threat is. Also, Jerimiah’s cult like way of running things was eventually […]

‘The Heretics’ Official Trailer is Here!

by Jeff Fountainon June 27, 2017
The official trailer for The Heretics is here; starring Nina Kiri (TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Let Her Out), Ry Barrett (The Drownsman, Neverlost, and The Demolisher) and, with a breakout performance from Australian newcomer Jorja Cadence. The Heretics was produced by Cody Calahan, Chad Archibald and Christopher Giroux with cinematography by “Bed of the Dead” […]

Fear the Walking Dead Review: Change is Coming in “Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame”

by Jeff Fountainon June 26, 2017
It was interesting to watch what seemed to be a simple, innocent beginning of an episode escalate and then the consequences of said beginning affect people in strange and captivating ways. While it did lag during one of the storylines overall it was a solid episode that laid some great groundwork for future plot arcs […]


The Mist Review: Horror, Not the Characters, Save the Pilot Episode

by Jeff Fountainon June 23, 2017
As I prepared to watch the pilot episode of Spike TV’s new adaptation of Stephen King’s The Mist, there were a few things that worried me. First and foremost, how horrific and gory was this really going to be on Spike, second, how will the characters come across and third, how were they going to […]

Black Fawn Films to Explore the Word of Television with ‘The Cleaners’

by Jeff Fountainon June 12, 2017
The award-winning Canadian horror film production company, Black Fawn Films, are set to showcase their TV series concept The Cleaners, created by Cody Calahan and Al Kratina, to networks at The Banff World Media Festival. The series is set to be produced by Chad Archibald, Cody Calahan and Christopher Giroux along with Jeff Maher as […]

The First Look at Christopher Giroux’s ‘SCRAPS’ is Here!

by Jeff Fountainon May 3, 2017
Hitting the festival circuit this summer, SCRAPS is an ode to 90’s VHS horror movie making. Describing it as ‘a bloody romp full of twists and turns’, director Christopher Giroux, well-known producer of such independent horror films as Bite, Bed of the Dead, The Heretics and Let Her Out, brings his years of experience to helm this […]

Movie Review: “Caught” is a Home Invasion Movie with a Creepy Twist

by Jeff Fountainon April 5, 2017
To be honest, home invasion movies have become rather pedestrian in the last few years, with a few critical and commercial hits spawning far too many inferior copies. However, every now and again a movie breaks out of the regular mold and gives us something a little different, and that’s exactly what happened with “Caught”. […]


Movie Review: “Brackenmore” Is More Than Just a Pretty Picture

by Jeff Fountainon April 2, 2017
It can be very tricky making a movie that has the slow burn approach to storytelling. You have to keep the audience interested while at the same have a great payoff in the end that has them satisfied as they walk out of the theater. I’m happy to say that minus a few missteps, “Brackenmore” […]

The Terrifying New Trailer for “It” Has Arrived!

by Jeff Fountainon March 29, 2017
While many shrugged their collective shoulders at the thought of remaking or re-imagining Stephen King’s “It”, no one can deny how wonderfully creepy and evil this new trailer is. Starring Bill Skarsgård, Finn Wolfhard, and Javier Bote, this trailer is frightening in its tone and Pennywise looks as terrifying as ever. Coming to scare the […]