When we think about horror movies or series, we only think about the big screen names. But forced to be inside had me discover gems behind the curtains.
According To The Critiques
Mainstream vs. indie horror is a fair question. If we are talking about horror movies, titles like Halloween and Friday the 13th comes to mind. We can go older with The Exorcist and Psycho. It goes back to the 30s with Dracula and Frankenstein.
Horror is a genre that has been snubbed over the years, over decades! The general public sees horror as a genre without paying attention to all the subgenres. Horror is the tip of the iceberg, it’s what we see but everything underneath are the subgenres.
Not too long ago, a new fantasy series hit our small screen. The Witcher, based on the work of Andrzej Sapkowski, is now part of the Netflix family! From an obsessive fantasy fan, here are my thoughts.
SPOILER ALERT is in effect! Movies and Series are dissected, and plots revealed. MATURE AUDIENCE: Subjects of violence, torture, sex, and gore are part of this article. TRIGGERS: Depression, Language, PTSD, ‘Racism.’ Consider yourself warned!
The Haunting of Hill House is an eminently recommended Netflix series. It’s not like your average paranormal series. It has a psychological factor at play, and it’s one of those series you must start from the beginning and watch in order until the very end to understand the magnitude of the house’s heritage.
The Official Summary of The Haunting of Hill House
Explores a group of siblings who, as children, grew up in what would go on to become the most famous haunted house in the country.
Now adults, and forced back together in the face of tragedy, the family must finally confront the ghosts of their past, some of which still lurk in their minds while others may actually be stalking the shadows of Hill House.
Greetings once again, Biters! For June, I thought I’d look at the Netflix hit series, The Umbrella Academy.
The Official Summary
On one day in 1989, 43 infants are inexplicably born to random, unconnected women who showed no signs of pregnancy the day before. Seven are adopted by billionaire industrialist Sir Reginald Hargreeves, who creates The Umbrella Academy and prepares his “children” to save the world.
In their teenage years, though, the family fractures and the team disbands. Fast forward to the present time, when the six surviving members of the clan reunite upon the news of Hargreeves’ passing.
An investigative series that pairs Steve DiSchiavi, a retired Homicide Detective with the New York City Police Department with more than twenty-one years of active service with psychic communicator Amy Allan who has an established sixth sense and an affinity for channeling the dead. The partners explore each case on their own and then link up at the end to compare notes. — IMDB Continue reading Dead Files
There are not only ghosts lurking in the darkness, but there are also strange presences we can’t explain wandering around in bright daylight. Terror in the Woods shares the stories of strangers and their encounters. Continue reading Terror in the Woods