Tag: Horror Review

Deadsight (2018) – By Baron Craze

One of the largest problems with zombie movies, often comes from the excess, it feels with a view of George Romero’s commercialism in Dawn of the Dead. The locations center in cookie-cutter neighborhoods, apartment buildings, malls, and military bases, and lost in the translation is the alienation, that lonesome house off a barren road in…


The Possession Diaries (2019) – By Baron Craze

A few years ago in the horror genre paranormal films dominated the market, before zombie flicks, while lately it’s been possession movies, from The Nun (2018) which caused some unrelated spin-offs to the Annabelle series, face it the Devil is popular. It has gotten to the point where some religious commentators have slammed the movies,…


Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986) – By Baron Craze

John McNaughton in 1985, then an aspiring director-to-be, worked for producers Waleed and Malik Ali of MPI a localized video firm, who wanted to have their own horror film, crafted in the slasher genre, and granted John a $111,000 budget and one month to complete the movie. As a result, the movie generated incredible fear…


Gargoyles (1972) – By Baron Craze

Earlier in 2019, the world saw the burning of Notre Dame, in Paris France, and thought, the tragedy occurred perhaps from the removal of the gargoyles this coincidentally came about when readers of The Horror Times requested (in high demand) a review of the 1972 television film. This originally broadcasted on CBS in November 1973,…


Moth (2016) – By Baron Craze

Moth is a Hungarian mystery-horror film that combines both the found footage genre and a narrative cinematography found in standard horror movies coming from screenwriter József Gallai (Echoes [2018]), who directed it alongside with Gergö Elekes (Bodom [2014]) releasing the movie through Wild Eye Releasing. It is uncommon for found footage films to incorporate the narrative…


The Afflicted (2011) – By Baron Craze

The Afflicted, renamed Another American Crime for overseas release in Germany, a sickening horror film produced by Midnight Releasing in association with Afflicted Picturehouse, and written and directed by Jason Stoddard, on a streamline budget of $180,000. Inspired by the Theresa Knorr case, the movie roughly follows the real life events through a tragic timeline, but translates into…


Head Count (2018) – By Baron Craze

Elle Callahan stepped into the director’s seat for her first full length feature Head Count, a challenging thriller, with horror undertones, she heads this indie project most efficiently, even though limited resources reined in much of the film’s intentions. She of course, like many others wore multiple hats, not an uncommon trait for beginner projects,…


Dracula (1931) – By Baron Craze

Dracula the name itself is a true icon in not just the horror cinema, but as a whole to all disciplines of entertainment, from novels and comic books, to stage productions, films, music and memorabilia, the role made many famous by donning the cape to addressing themselves as Count Dracula. Universal Pictures interpretation to base…


Altar (2016) – By Baron Craze

Matthew Sconce, director of Altar, presents a found footage, now before you roll your eyes and groan, this time he adds a twist, by including the mixture of the slasher genre complete with doomsayer similar to that in The Birds (1963) and of course, Crazy Ralph from Friday the 13th (1980). However, Sconce delivers a…


Satan’s School for Girls (1973) – By Baron Craze

Once more it’s time to revisit the television horror, namely this campy production which first aired on September 19, 1973 from the skilled hands and mind of producer Aaron Spelling through the distribution of the American Broadcastings Company (ABC) from director David Lowell Rich, who earlier that same year did The Horror at 37,000 Feet…