Category: Other Worldly Cinema

The Clovehitch Killer (2018) – By Baron Craze

Screenwriter Christopher Ford (Clown [2014) never attempts to hide who “The Clovehitch Killer” is, nor a cover-up who he’s basing the character from, which is the real-life case of Dennis ‘BTK’ Rader, hence blending a film into drama, horror, mystery and more thriller. Director Duncan Skiles tries to use more horror into the content, as…


Luciferina (2018) – By Baron Craze

Gonzalo Calzada’s Luciferina added exoticism of being demonic possession and satanic rites, something missing in many of the films in this arena of horror, it reminds one of Jess Franco’s famed works, yes mostly exploitation; has his latest film Luciferina released by Artsploitation Films. Another aspect of Gonzalo’s movie the using of an actual substance that real…


Diane (2017) – By Baron Craze

Michael Mongillo (The Wind [2001] serves as director and writer, presents a story based solely in crime and dark drama, with a hint of romance and as for including the heading of horror, that’s missing once again just because a film contains a ghost or even a dead body doesn’t mean it’s horror, while setting…


Show Yourself (2016) – By Baron Craze

It’s often interesting what the independent filmmakers present on limited funding, but Billy Ray Brewton, serving as both writer and director, brings a crafty tale about sorrow and pain, wrapped inside of weird ghostly flick, while making sure to ground in personal self-examination of beliefs. Well perhaps the last part a bit of a reach…


Housewife (2017) – By Baron Craze

In recent years many filmmakers attempted to recreate the giallo movies, mainly in both the independent market and foreign horror cinema. However, one needs to inform some of the readers of exactly the term refers to first giallo original appear in crime novels by Italian authors, by the 60s to early 80s drifted with no…


Knuckleball (2018) – By Baron Craze

If one recalls the movie Home Alone (1990), as just a comedic family fun flick, then you’re partial correct, it’s also in the wheelhouse of thrillers under home-invasion, so why bring that up? Since then often filmmakers tried to turn the story into a darker and creepier tale of woe including director Michael Peterson, who…


The Forest of the Lost Souls (2017) – By Baron Craze

An excerpt of a suicide note is how The Forest of the Lost Souls starts, from first feature director and writer José Pedro Lopes (World of Death [2016]), with his Portuguese flick done in black and white. This arthouse horror drama gives deep penetrating drama, depressive however, this movie simmers slowly, with a limited cast, as it…


Dead Envy (2018) – By Baron Craze

Dead Envy is written, directed and starred Harley Di Nardo, the lead singer of Closer and White Light Motorcade, who created a dramatic music thriller, all shot on a budget of $50,000, so state it’s an indie production very true to its belief and concept. This indie thriller tries to keep two different storylines flowing while allowing them…


King Cohen: The Wild World of Filmmaker Larry Cohen (2017) – By Baron Craze

Filmmaker Steve Mitchell, known for his screenwriter credit of Chopping Mall (1986), has made a few videos on Larry Cohen, namely two in 2018, It’s Alive at the Nuart and then Cohen’s Alive: Looking Back at the It’s Alive Films. This time a feature film celebrating a man who created an underground buzz for his…


Inheritance (2017) – By Baron Craze

Viewers face a psychological, dramatic, thriller written and directed by Tyler Savage, who delivers a heavily weighted doom and thick with dread filled story of personal struggles plaguing a man and his family. Struggles and addictions, give a new rise of manifestations however, few scares ever show in this production; hence, while not exactly needed for the…