All posts by Jessica Gomez

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: ,

Interview with The Boy Behind the Door Production Designer Ryan Brett Puckett

The dark and unbelievably tense indie The Boy Behind the Door relied heavily on its set production and cinematography to tell a story of two kidnapped boys. I chatted with production designer Ryan Brett Puckett to get some backstory on how the set so...

by Jessica Gomez | December 01st, 2020 | Categories:

The Boy Behind the Door (2020) Review

Two boys are kidnapped and must evade their captors in order to survive. The Boy Behind the Door was directed by Justin Powell and David Charbonier and stars Lonnie Chavis, Ezra Dewey, Kristin Bauer Van Straten, Scott Michael Foster (from The Pact...

by Jessica Gomez | November 27th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , ,

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

A monthly column dissecting teen horror films. Every November, lovers of the horror genre come together to bitch about the lack of Thanksgiving-themed horror movies. The holiday seems like the perfect setting: familial issues, holiday stress, and ...

by Jessica Gomez | November 25th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

Would it Kill You to Subscribe?

Get horror news, reviews and movie recommendations every Friday!

We respect your email privacy