Title: Ganja + Hess Director(s): Bill Gunn Year: 1973 Producer(s): Chiz Schultz Starring: Duane Jones, Marlene Clark and Bill Gunn There are 3 Parts: Victim, Survival, Live - Stabbed 3x in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Ghost - References to black culture/black church culture - Our introduction to Hess (Jones) … Continue reading Ganja & Hess; The Notes Edition
Month: February 2020
SoH Reviews: Digging Up the Marrow
I wasn’t going to write a little review about this movie. However, it’s been a hectic week and I didn’t have the energy to put too much effort into anything but reviews are quick to do, especially while still fresh in the mind. Today’s review is a film that is available on Shudder, and beware … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Digging Up the Marrow
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child; It’s a Boy!
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child Year: 1989 Dir.: Stephen Hopkins Producer(s): Robert Shaye, Rupert Harvey Writer(s): Leslie Bohem Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Lisa Wilcox, Robert Englund, Kelly Jo Minter, Erika Anderson, Danny Hassel, Whit Hertford, and Joe Seely This one I’d say is probably the more ambitious of the … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child; It’s a Boy!
A Color Story: Midsommar
Title: Midsommar Year: 2019 Director: Ari Aster Writer(s): Ari Aster Producer(s): Lars Knudsen, Patrik Andersson Costume(s): Andrea Flesch Cinematography: Pawel Pogorzelski Starring: Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Will Poulter, and Vilhelm Blomgren This movie starts with a minimal, barely there title card yet the entire film is quite… beautiful looking. There … Continue reading A Color Story: Midsommar
SoH Reviews: The Convent
This movie grabbed my attention for one reason: the image used to support the movie on Prime aka a demonic nun in all white, headpiece included with neon green eyes that are glowing, visible blue veins and the mouth is also glowing. Since I’m a visual person, that drew my attention. Okay, so what is … Continue reading SoH Reviews: The Convent
Favorites: Witchy Vibes
It’s February. I’m trying to save a potential black horror post for sometime later in this month for BLM (if you did not know or aware, I am black) so I decided to do another “favorites” post. I’ve been enjoying these, picking at least five favorites. Today, we’re doing witches. A. The Craft, 1996, … Continue reading Favorites: Witchy Vibes
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master; are you ready for Freddy?
Title: A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master Year: 1988 Dir.: Renny Harlin Producer(s): Robert Shaye, Rachel Talalay Writer(s): Brian Helgeland, Ken and Jim Wheats (screenplay), William Kotzwinkle, Brian Helgeland (story) Company: New Line Cinema Starring: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Danny Hassel, Tuesday Knight, Ken Sagoes, Rodney Eastman, Andras Jones, Brooke Theiss and … Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master; are you ready for Freddy?
SoH Reviews: The House of Seven Corpses
The first five minutes had me. The opening credits looking like spoilers and I thought, oh, they are going this route? And then, the scene breaks a wall and it’s… a movie? WHAT. I’m talking about 1973’s (released in 74) The House of Seven Corpses. Not to be confused with House of 1000 Corpses (Zombie) … Continue reading SoH Reviews: The House of Seven Corpses