The Year in Fear: 21 horror-flick rankings with zero pandering

Just because the last horror movie I saw (The Babadook, above) was 2014's best doesn't mean it was a great year for horror. All told, I reviewed 21 fright flicks this year—if you count comedy trash like A Haunted House 2, actioners like RoboCop, and sci-fi/monster epics like Godzilla—and recommended just three of 'em. Yep, I'm a tough critic. So here's … Continue reading The Year in Fear: 21 horror-flick rankings with zero pandering

Doc of the Dead is a zombie study that aims for the head

  ORIGINALLY POSTED ON STRAIGHT.COM, AUG. 6, 2014 Even if you’re not a huge fan of The Walking Dead, you should find Doc of the Dead—a new study of the history of zombies in film and popular culture—quite interesting. And if you’re the type who gores yourself all up and goes lurching down the road at the … Continue reading Doc of the Dead is a zombie study that aims for the head