All posts by Jessica Gomez

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: , , ,

Run (2020) Review

A teenager with a slew of health problems suddenly finds that her ailments are possibly being induced by the very mother who cares for her. Run was directed by Aneesh Chaganty and stars Sarah Paulson (from Bird Box), Pat Healy (from The Innkeepers...

by Jessica Gomez | November 19th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , , ,

The Rental (2020) Review

Two couples plan a getaway to a vacation rental, but someone is watching their every move. The Rental was directed by Dave Franco and stars Dan Stevens (from Apostle), Alison Brie (from Born), Sheila Vand (from XX), Jeremy Allen White, Toby Huss (...

by Jessica Gomez | November 08th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

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