Vacancy takes its place in a very long line of motel/accommodation-related horror, obviously harkening to Psycho, but also recently through the likes of Airbnb terrors like 13 Cameras and The Rental with the connective tissue going back to golden era horrors like Mountaintop Motel Massacre and Tourist Trap. And it doesn’t exactly ring that bellContinue reading “Vacancy”


If you can’t get your myths right, sometimes you get lucky and create your own. That’s the case with Wendigo, which mispresents the Indigenous mythical creature as a beast with antlers, a monster motif that’s since increasingly revealed itself as a creature resembling the J├Ągermeister logo in countless films, recently, The Ritual. The Wendigo isContinue reading “Wendigo”