All posts by Jessica Gomez

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror CHOPPING MALL

A monthly column dissecting teen horror movies. In 1986, writer/director Jim Wynorski teamed up with Julie Corman, the wife of his mentor, B-horror legend Roger Corman, for a mall killer movie that would be his second feature. Wynorski’s idea le...

by Jessica Gomez | April 06th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , , ,

Saint Maud (2019) Review

A home care nurse becomes obsessed with helping her dying patient find salvation. Saint Maud was directed by Rose Glass and stars Jennifer Ehle (from RoboCop), Morfydd Clark (from Crawl), Lily Frazer and Turlough Convery. Your savior is c...

by Jessica Gomez | March 26th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Troll 2 (1990) Review

A young child is terrified to discover that a planned family trip is to be haunted by vile plant-eating monsters out of his worst nightmare. Troll 2 was directed by Claudio Fragasso (Beyond Darkness and Rats) and stars Michael Stephenson, George H...

by Jessica Gomez | March 20th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

The Beach House (2020) Review

A couple on a beach getaway learn that there’s an environmental factor to the lack of beach-goers in the Cape. The Beach House was directed by Jeffrey A. Brown and stars Liana Liberato (from Trust), Noah Le Gros, Jake Weber (from Chained and Daw...

by Jessica Gomez | March 03rd, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , , ,

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror SCREAM

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. What’s your favorite scary movie? Such a simple line - yet it transcends through decades, immediately bringing the 1996 slasher Scream to mind for even the most casual viewer. It’s in the simpl...

by Jessica Gomez | February 25th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

My Bloody Valentine (1981) Review

Friends defy the rules of a legendary murderer and discover he is real when they start celebrating Valentine's Day. My Bloody Valentine was directed George Mihalka (also known for Hostile Takeover) and stars Lori Hallier (from Buried Secrets),...

by Jessica Gomez | February 12th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

The Forest (1982) Movie Review

Two couples seeking solitude go camping and unknowingly cross into a hermit’s hunting ground. The Forest was directed by Don Jones (known for Schoolgirls in Chains and The Love Butcher) and stars Dean Russell, Gary Kent (from Sinthia: The Devil&...

by Jessica Gomez | January 27th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

Scream (1981) Review

A group of travelers spend the night in a ghost town, where they are picked off by an unknown assailant, one by one. Scream was directed by Byron Quisenberry and stars Pepper Martin, Hank Worden, Ethan Wayne and Woody Strode (from Kingdom Of The S...

by Jessica Gomez | January 08th, 2021 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

F*CK, SCARE, KILL: An Autopsy of Teen Horror BLACK CHRISTMAS

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. John Carpenter’s biggest influence for Halloween was not the hit that Carpenter’s film was. In fact, most casual horror fans have never seen Bob Clark’s 1974 Canadian horror Black Christmas. (Ye...

by Jessica Gomez | December 22nd, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Krampus (2015) Review

When a young boy loses the spirit of Christmas, he and his family are visited by Krampus - the evil version of Santa Claus. Krampus was directed by Michael Dougherty (also directed Trick 'R Treat) and stars Adam Scott (from Piranha 3D), Toni C...

by Jessica Gomez | December 17th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: ,

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