All posts by Jessica Gomez

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:

The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016) Review

A father and son coroner team must work against the clock to uncover the mystery of what happened to Jane Doe. The Autopsy of Jane Doe was directed by Andre Øvredal (Troll Hunter, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark) and stars Emile Hirsch (...

by Jessica Gomez | June 04th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,


Welcome to F*ck, Scare, Kill, my brand new column! Once a month, I’ll be dissecting movies of the Teen Horror persuasion, which all follow a similar formula: teenagers scaring each other, having sex, and a kill-or-be killed mantra. Through in-depth...

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

The Horror of Motherhood: The Psychology Behind How Mothers Watch Horror Films

I was eight weeks pregnant when the week of Halloween arrived. My husband asked me what horror movies were on the docket, referring to the lineup of films I force him to watch with me from morning through night each Halloween. I avoided the question ...

by Jessica Gomez | May 09th, 2020 | Categories:

All Cheerleaders Die (2013) Review

When witchcraft meets vengeful cheerleaders, the results are murderous. All Cheerleaders Die was directed by Lucky McKee (May, The Woods, The Woman) & Chris Sivertson (The Lost) and stars Sidney Allison (from Headgame), Caitlin Stacey (from Fea...

by Jessica Gomez | May 06th, 2020 | Categories: , | Tags: , , ,

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