Nobody asked for another Annabelle but we got one anyway. That’s not a bad thing, believe it or not. Find out more in the Humanstein review.
The Void is the latest film from Steven Kostanski and Jeremy Gillespie, two parts of the Canadian film production group known as Astron-6. I’ll be honest in that I’ve not seen any of Astron-6’s previous work, which includes the fantastically named Manborg and the 2011 Troma co-production Father’s Day, but from what I gather the […]
2016 sure was a year, huh? While the world at large kind of seemed to have lost its mind, cinema, and particularly genre cinema, was at the top of its game. There were so many excellent films I loved released in 2016 that my Top 10 very easily could have been a Top 20. It […]
Back in the hazy year 2014, Stiles White made his directorial debut with Ouija. Reviews were – to put it mildly – not kind. None the less, the film was enough of a box office success to warrant the folks behind it, Blumhouse, making a sequel. The internet was less than thrilled and for good reason. […]
Blair Witch was released on September 16th, 2016. It did not exactly set the world on fire. Expected to open to a $20 million dollar box office, the film fell short of that goal by half, opening below $10 million. Articles a plenty questioned if horror was dead because of the supposed “flop” that was Blair […]
As some of you may be aware, I recently accepted a contributor position over at DailyGrindhouse.com, “Tough Films For The Rough Crowd”. I’m overjoyed at this opportunity for a number of reasons, chiefly reaching a larger audience than I can on humble Ol’ Humanstein. Don’t despair though, this will have no impact on my Humanstein.com […]
Brutal. Tense. Scary. These are words film critics bandy around quite a bit, especially in the world of genre films. Every horror film released in the year 2016 seems to have been able to find someone who’s particular tastes and cinematic background lead them to call it brutal, tense, and of course, scary. What I’m […]