All posts by Jessica Gomez

Spiral (2020) Review

A same-sex couple move to a small town with their teenage daughter. The neighbors don’t seem to take kindly to a lifestyle that differs from their own - is any of it real? Spiral was directed by Kurtis David Harder and stars Lochlyn Munro (Fredd...

by Jessica Gomez | September 21st, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

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

A Monthly Column Dissecting Teen Horror Favorites The nineties often get overlooked, earning a reputation for a decade of bad horror movies, but it was a time when teen horror truly reigned. After Scream’s massive success appealing to the masses...

by Jessica Gomez | September 11th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Exclusive Interview with THE WRETCHED Filmmakers Drew and Brett Pierce

Filmmakers Drew and Brett Pierce, brothers from Detroit who are now based in California, broke records with their atmospheric indie witch movie The Wretched throughout the age of coronavirus. IFC acquired the film and released it into limited drive-i...

by Jessica Gomez | August 26th, 2020 | Categories:

The Wretched (2019) Review

Teenage Ben believes that his next-door neighbors have done something evil to their kids. What he unearths is an ancient tale of a witch who feasts on children. The Wretched was directed by Brett and Drew Pierce and stars Azie Tesfai (from Suture...

by Jessica Gomez | August 16th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

Host (2020) Review

During lockdown in the era of COVID-19, a group of friends put together a video conference seance, where an evil and deadly force is unleashed.  Host was directed by Rob Savage and stars Haley Bishop, Jemma Moore (from Doom: Annihilation), E...

by Jessica Gomez | August 15th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

ANTLERS Joins HALLOWEEN KILLS, More Horror Films with 2021 Release

The coronavirus has taken a toll on nearly every sector of the American economy, and the movie business has taken a hard hit. Last month, Universal Pictures announced that the premiere of Halloween sequel Halloween Kills was moving from October 16th,...

by Jessica Gomez | July 29th, 2020 | Categories:

Trespassers (2019) Review

A desert getaway turns into the vacation from hell. Trespassers was directed by Orson Oblowitz and stars Angela Trimbur (from XX and Halloween 2), Janel Parrish, Zach Avery and Jonathan Howard. Hell Is Where the Home Is Two bored, ric...

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

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

A Monthly Column Dissecting Teen Horror Favorites Andrew Fleming’s quintessential nineties witchcraft film The Craft remains one of the most iconic horror movies ever made, despite its low death count. Ahead of its time for addressing real issue...

by Jessica Gomez | July 07th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

The Innocents (1961) Review

A governess is sent to care for two orphans, and she begins to unravel as she experiences supernatural phenomena. The Innocents was directed by Jack Clayton and stars Deborah Kerr (from Eye Of The Devil), Michael Redgrave (from Dr. Jekyll And ...

by Jessica Gomez | June 26th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , , ,

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

A brief analysis of the Black community’s history and the resulting impact in horror film. “Black people have always loved horror - but horror has not always loved us.” A heartbreaking opening line. I would soon learn how unbelievably true i...

by Jessica Gomez | June 12th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags:

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