Friday, June 27 2014
Director Denis Villeneuve's most successful film to date is a baffling mood piece, a puzzle designed with no solution.
Friday, June 20 2014
This low-budget thriller manages a few creepy moments.
Monday, June 9 2014
In his latest incarnation, Jack Ryan is always the most observant, most competent, most morally upstanding guy in the room.
Monday, June 2 2014
Thomas Ligotti is an unapologetic, darkly-humored pessimist, and that may be what many have found most disturbing and fascinating about True Detective.
Thursday, May 22 2014
Michael Jackson's Xscape is free of his dated style and is all the better for it.
Thursday, April 10 2014
At first glance, Black Moon might appear to be just another variation of the zombie theme, but it isn't: this novel is written for adults.
Tuesday, February 25 2014
Unorthodox literary tactics imbue Fallen Land with psychological drama, keen social commentary, and riveting suspense all at once.
Tuesday, October 1 2013
Every horrific fright fiend or salacious serial killer had to get their start somewhere. Here are our favorite origin stories for some of the greatest ghouls ever to grace a scary movie or TV series.
Friday, September 13 2013
The reason movies like Insidious, The Conjuring, and now Insidious: Chapter 2 function as effective frightmares is because Wan understands what gets under our skin.
Thursday, September 5 2013
The images of humans imprisoning themselves in The Walking Dead speak poignantly about a world in which walls seem like an answer to the threat of those masses of bodies on the other side.