Mailbag: May 23, 2016

Welcome to another exciting installment of the Horror Writers mailbag!  Thanks for the questions. Did you see the Rec saga? – @NicoLasaigues I have seen the first three, and I really enjoyed all of them.  Like a true American, I saw Quarantine first (USA! USA!), so I think that colored my judgment of the first…

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Ghosts in the Burbs: The Beginning

I chase the scare. After a childhood of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Stephen King, Ghost Busters, Scooby Doo, Fear Street, and Christopher Pike,  I stumbled upon paranormal reality television. It was a dream come true. It feels so real, it probably isn’t, I mean, it totally isn’t, but who cares? Alas, there are only so…

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Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: Movie Review

Synopsis: A period piece that follows Elizabeth Bennet – the second of five sisters – through her unwanted courtship.  You could almost say that Elizabeth Bennet and something called “Mr. Darcy” fooled around and fell in love.  Also, there are zombies.  So many zombies. My thoughts: I have never read Pride & Prejudice.  I have…

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Mailbag: May 16, 2016

Welcome to the Horror Writers mailbag!  I’m hoping to make this a weekly column, but it all depends on how many questions I get.  I didn’t get many for this edition, so I was forced to make up some questions.  Please don’t make me do that again.  It’s pretty sad. If you have questions you’d…

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Hush: Movie Review

Synopsis: A deaf, mute female author lives alone in a fairly secluded house in the woods.  A man in a creepy mask shows up, kills her neighbor and terrorizes her. My thoughts: This seems like a pretty standard home invasion movie, but I gave it a shot because it was directed by Mike Flanagan.  I…

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