A Color Story: Blood and Black Lace

Title: Blood and Black LaceYear: 1964Director: Mario BavaWriter(s): Mario Bava, Marcello Fondato, Giusseppe BarillaProducer(s): Massimo Patrizi, Alfredo MirabileCostume(s): Tina GraniCinematography: Ubaldo Terzano Starring: Eva Bartok, Cameron Mitchell, Thomas Reiner, Claude Dantes and Dante Di Paolo One of the few Italian horror films I saw in a 100 Scariest Movie Moments (on Bravo) programming and the … Continue reading A Color Story: Blood and Black Lace

A Color Story: Freddy vs Jason

Title: Freddy vs JasonYear: 2003Director: Ronny YuWriter(s): Damien Shannon, Mark SwiftProducer(s): Sean S. CunninghamCostume(s): Gregory MahCinematography: Fred Murphy Starring: Monica Keena, Kelly Rowland, Jason Ritter, Robert England, Lochlyn Munro and Christ Marquette Oh Freddy vs. Jason… I love you and I dislike you at the same time. I’m trying to remember whether or not I … Continue reading A Color Story: Freddy vs Jason

A Color Story: Halloween (2018)

Title: Halloween Year: 2018 Director: David Gordon Green Writer(s): Jeff Fradley, Danny McBride, David Gordon Green, based on characters by John Carpenter and Debra Hill Producer(s): Malek Akkad, Jason Blum, Bill Block Costume(s): Emily Gunshor Cinematography: Michael Simmonds Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, Will Patton, and Virginia Gardner One thing I’ve noticed … Continue reading A Color Story: Halloween (2018)

Crypt TV: Digital Horror Recs

One of the coolest channels to come out of Youtube’s history is Crypt TV. For those who aren’t fully aware, Crypt TV is a platform for digital horror. It was launched in 2015, founded by Jack Davis and Eli Roth (yes, that Eli Roth) and backed by Jason Blum and Blumhouse. Crypt TV is where … Continue reading Crypt TV: Digital Horror Recs

SoH Reviews: Blood Machines + Turbo Killer

This movie has been on my mind since I watched it yesterday. Right up front, I don’t think I’ve seen anything like this film nor have this sensory experience either. Let’s talk about Blood Machines. Blood Machines, a sequel to the music video Turbo Killer, is a cosmic scifi, horror opera that is about machines … Continue reading SoH Reviews: Blood Machines + Turbo Killer

The Horror in Gravity Falls

Gravity Falls is an animated series, debuted in 2012, concluded in 2016 and is the brainchild of creator Alex Hirsch. The series revolves around two children, Dipper and Mabel Pines (twins siblings) going to Gravity Falls, Oregon during one summer to spend time with their great uncle Stan Pines (nicknamed Grunkle Stan). Gravity Falls, the … Continue reading The Horror in Gravity Falls

Hannibal: A tale of Horror and Elegance

There’s not a lot of television shows that stick with me long after they are off the air. However, I started to think about one particular show that despite a short run and a very passionate fanbase, I can only hope that one day this show will come back in some form. A film, miniseries, … Continue reading Hannibal: A tale of Horror and Elegance

A Color Story: The Love Witch

Title: The Love Witch Year: 2016 Director: Anna Biller Writer(s): Anna Biller Producer(s): Anna Biller Costume(s): Anna Biller Cinematography: M. David Mullen Starring: Samantha Robinson, Gian Keys, Laura Waddell, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Jared Sanford, Robert Seeley and Jennifer Ingrum   The color that everyone associates most witches with in the media is black. Black is … Continue reading A Color Story: The Love Witch

Underrated: Vamp

un·der·rate /ˌəndə(r)ˈrāt/ Learn to pronounce verb past tense: underrated; past participle: underrated underestimate the extent, value, or importance of (someone or something). “a very underrated film” --- Vampires have been a part of our pop culture and horror genre since Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel was released in 1897. Since then, we’ve gotten many interpretations of what a … Continue reading Underrated: Vamp

A Color Story: Killer Klowns from Outer Space

Title: Killer Klowns from Outer Space Year: 1988 Director: Stephen Chiodo Writer(s): Stephen Chiodo, Charles Chiodo Producer(s): Stephen Chiodo, Charles Chiodo, Edward Chiodo Costume(s): Darcie F. Olson Cinematography: Alfred Taylor Starring: Grant Cramer, Suzanne Snyder, John Allen Nelson, Royal Dano and John Vernon It’s the 80s. Late 80s at that. Killer Klowns from Outer Space … Continue reading A Color Story: Killer Klowns from Outer Space