We all know the horror trope of the token black guy who dies first, but Xavier Burgin lets us see what’s behind the cliché. He takes us on a journey from Griffith’s BIRTH OF A NATION to GET OUT, from the Ku Klux Klan to Black Lives Matter. A true eye-opening experience!
It may be hard to believe but we weren’t Satanists yet. Sacrificing goats while playing The Grateful Dead backwards is fun, but also a little silly. But we have seen the Light: Satanism is the only humane belief, a Black Mass of Empathy against the lies and heartlessness of the Christian Church. In unison: Hail… Continue reading Hail Satan?
Wrinkles the Clown
Ever since that office birthday party that got out of hand, we’re not too fond of clowns. Stephen King certainly didn’t help either. Luckily for us, we’re not living in South-Florida, where Wrinkles the Clown roams the streets at night… He’s more than some urban legend to frighten your kids. You can actually pay him… Continue reading Wrinkles the Clown
Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist
Alexandre O. Phillipe is on a roll and quickly becoming the horror analyst in chief. Dissecting first PSYCHO in 78/52, then the Ridley Scott classic in MEMORY: ORIGINS OF ALIEN and now another absolute staple of horror cinema: THE EXORCIST. And who better to ask than Bill himself? He already told us all about it… Continue reading Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist
MEETING A MONSTER
FORGOTTEN SCARES: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT FLEMISH HORROR CINEMA
The feature-length documentary Forgotten Scares: An In-depth Look at Flemish Horror Cinema goes back to the birth of Flemish horror in the ‘70s and shines a bright light on the future of horror in Belgium. The viewer gets a chance to discover long forgotten – and even unfinished – genre gems and learn in-depth info… Continue reading FORGOTTEN SCARES: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT FLEMISH HORROR CINEMA
Nothing could be cooler than a rock-band on tour. Hordes of screaming fans who want to give up their virginity for an autograph, free drugs in all sizes, colors and kicks, luxury hotels that loose a star after our rock gods have passed through it like a tornado and sold out theaters and stadiums. The… Continue reading SPIT’N’SPLIT
LOST SOUL – THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR MOREAU
After the success of Hardware and Dust Devil, Richard Stanley gets the chance to realize his dream project; an adaptation of H.G. Wells’ classic The Island Of Dr Moreau. He hopes to direct a very personal, eccentric and daring movie. Unfortunately it’s impossible to make something like that in Hollywood without dancing with the devil.… Continue reading LOST SOUL – THE DOOMED JOURNEY OF RICHARD STANLEY’S ISLAND OF DR MOREAU
DANS LA JOIE ET LA BONNE HUMEUR
A rejuvenation remedy.
The twisting, turning tale begins with an unsettling disappearance – that of Nicholas Barclay, a 13 year-old Texas boy who vanishes without a trace. Three and a half years later, staggering news arrives: the boy has been found, thousands of miles from home in Spain, saying he survived a mind-boggling ordeal of kidnap and torture… Continue reading THE IMPOSTER