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The F*ckin Black Sheep: Jennifer's Body (2009)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! Jennifer's Body (2009) Directed by: Karyn Kusama One horror...

Top 10 Horror Movie Hospitals!

Mark it down friends, early word swirling around Gore Verbinski's A CURE FOR WELLNESS is that it's one of the best genre joints to come out so far this year. Granted, it's early February, but still. The flick takes place at a remotely situated "wellness center" that slowly shows itself to be more sinister than previously let on. Of course, that made us think, what is it about hospitals that are...

The Test of Time: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of...

Bornless Ones (Movie Review)

PLOT: In order to help treat her brother’s cerebral palsy, a young woman and three friends retreat to a newly bought cabin in the woods. There, a horrifying history of the house slowly reveals itself to have lethal consequences. REVIEW: Ensconced tightly between a handful of short films made over the past few years, writer/director Alexander Babaev has upped the laborious...

The F*ckin Black Sheep: The Ring (2002)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! The Ring (2002) Directed by Gore Verbinski Looks like THE RING...

Eloise (Movie Review)

PLOT: In order to cash in on his dead aunt’s inheritance money, Jacob Martin (Chace Crawford) enlists the help of three others to break into the abandoned Eloise mental asylum and find the woman’s official death certificate. REVIEW: Serving 25 years as a trustily rehired VFX specialist for some of the most venerated cinematic titans around – Cameron, Howard,...

Top 10 Horror Movie Schizophrenics!

So, how many of you went and checked out SPLIT last weekend? Judging by the whopping $40 million it culled at the U.S. box-office, it would appear a whole lot of you guys and gals got down with M. Night Shyamalan's latest bona fide hit. Which, of course, got us to wondering... What is about schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder that's so damn unnerving? After-all, these sorts of...

The Test of Time: The Hills Have Eyes (1977)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of Time....

Sadako Vs. Kayako (Movie Review)

PLOT: After years of dormancy, two infamous Japanese curses and their ghastly manifestations - Sadako of RINGU and Kayako of JU-ON - are accidentally awoken and, in order to save a young girl's life, forced to fight each other to the death. REVIEW: If 2003's FREDDY VS. JASON marked the preeminent showdown between American heavyweight horror villains, then there's...

Detour (Movie Review)

PLOT: After drunkenly joking around in a bar one day, teenaged Harper (Tye Sheridan) is coerced by a criminal demanding $20,000 to drive to Las Vegas to fulfill the kid’s wish: killing his philandering stepfather. REVIEW: The last six years have indeed proved a fork in the road for English writer/director Christopher Smith. Between 2004 and 2010, the guy turned in four...

The F*ckin Black Sheep: Signs (2002)

THE BLACK SHEEP is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATH. We’re hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Dig in! Signs (2002) Directed by M. Night Shyamalan In 2002, all SIGNS...

Zombie musical Anna and the Apocalypse begins shooting

With LA LA LAND all the rage in Hollywood these days, it seems not even zombies can resist the urge to sing and dance in the streets... According to Screen Daily, a musical zom-com called ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE has gone under the lens in and around Glasgow, Scotland. The film, which was penned and set to be directed by 27-year old Ryan McHenry before passing away from cancer in...

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