Penny Dreadful Review

Penny Dreadful is a 2014 supernatural dark fantasy horror drama thriller television series created by John Logan, starring Reeve Carney, Timothy Dalton, Eva Green, Rory Kinnear, Billie Piper, Danny Sapani, Harry Treadaway, Josh Hartnett, Helen McCrory, Simon Russell Beale, Patti LuPone, and Wes Studi.   The series follows explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein, and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. Positives: Great performances Deep, compelling characters Awesome soundtrack Engaging story Very violent Terrific special effects Clever writing Negatives: Stories don’t…

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Being Human (UK Version) Review

Being Human (UK Version) is a 2008 supernatural horror drama television series created by Toby Whithouse, starring Lenora Crichlow, Russell Tovey, Aidan Turner, Sinead Keenan, Michael Socha, Damien Molony, Kate Bracken, and Steven Robertson.  The series follows a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire who all share accommodation and attempting as best as they can to live a “normal” life. Positives: Well-written characters Good score Great performances by a talented cast Interesting story Great special effects Negatives: Flaky writing Silly subplots Plot: The premise of the series follows George (a…

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Being Human (US Version) Review

Being Human (US Version) is a 2011 supernatural drama television series created by Toby Whithouse, starring Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Hutington, and Kristen Hager. Serving as a remake of the BBC show of the same name, the series revolves around three roommates living in Boston, the trio attempting to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a vampire, and a werewolf. Positives: Great characters Terrific cast Good special effects Great story Great performances Good score Great writing Great character development Negatives: n/a Plot:  The premise of the show…

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Fallen (Fallen Series #1) Review

Fallen (Fallen Series #1) is a 2009 fantasy young adult supernatural romance novel written by Lauren Kate, published by Delacorte Press.  Set as the first installment in the Fallen series and centers on main protagonist, Luce Price, who is sent to Sword & Cross boarding school after being involved in a mysterious fire, her attention is captured by the strangely familiar Daniel Grigori. Positives: Premise is interesting Some good writing Great antagonists Negatives: Poorly written Frustrating main protagonists Poorly written characters Uninteresting story Unbelievably forced romance Plot:   The novel revolves…

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Evil Dead Review

Evil Dead is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breath), starring Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe), Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood), Lou Taylor Pucci (Carriers), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield), and Elizabeth Blackmore (Isabel).  The fourth installment in the Evil Dead franchise serving as a reboot of the 1981 film The Evil Dead, the film follows five friends who head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. Positives: Awesome use of…

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Vampyrrich Review

Vampyrrich is a 1999 supernatural horror novel written by Simon Clark and published by Leisure Books. The plot follows a group of four who are besieged by vampires in a small, isolated town. Positives: Great main characters Great, suspenseful atmosphere Well-written gore Good attention to detail Unique vampires Interesting story Negatives: n/a Plot:  David Leppington is a doctor who returns to his hometown of Leppington for a possible job as the current town doctor is retiring, while taking the time to visit his uncle George.  He takes up residence at…

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2017 October is Here

As a part of our monthly themed schedule, October, the month of Halloween, has been the month designated as horror themed.  So throughout the month, every Thursday the majority of content will be focused on horror theme including slashers, thrillers, supernatural, and psychological…basically just scary stuff in general.

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From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series Review

From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series is a 2014 supernatural horror television series developed by Robert Rodriguez, starring D. J. Cotrona, Zane Holtz, Jesse Garcia, Eiza Gonzalez, Madison Davenport, and Brandon Soo Hoo. Based on the From Dusk Till Dawn series by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Kurtzman, the series follows a Texas Ranger is in hot pursuit of the infamous Gecko brothers and their hostages. They all end up trapped in a desert bar secretly run by vampires and discover a vampire conspiracy. Positives: Great performances by a great cast Great…

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It Review

It is a 2017 supernatural horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, starring Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgard, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Nicholas Hamilton, and Jackson Robert Scott.  Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, the film follows the story of seven children in Derry, Maine, who are terrorized by a predatory shapeshifting being, only to face their own personal demons in the process. Positives: Great performances Skarsgard is awesome as Pennywise Great direction by Mushchietti Good score Great…

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The Blackcoat’s Daughter Review

The Blackcoat’s Daughter is a 2017 supernatural psychological horror film directed by Oz Perkins, starring Emma Roberts, Lucy Boynton, Kiernan Shipka, James Remar, and Lauren Holly.   The film follows two girls, Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton), must battle a mysterious evil force when they get left behind at their boarding school over winter break. Positives: Good performances Suspenseful music Gore sequences are done well Negatives: Very slow pace Characters are not memorable Music is overly done Predictable plot Plot: During the dead of winter, a troubled young woman…

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