How to improve the Halloween franchise

The 2018 and 2021 Halloween films were garbage. No burying the lede here. Halloween 2018 lacked atmosphere, dispensed with a character’s mobile in the most hackneyed and embarrassing way, threw in podcasting (because true crime is popular) and asked an audience to believe that podcasters, rather than dispassionate academics or clinicians, would be allowed toContinue reading “How to improve the Halloween franchise”

Wrong Turn (2021)

With slashers, there’s only so many ways to skin a cat (and don’t worry, no animals were harmed – that we know of – during the production of this blog post). Wrong Turn 2021 is a near-complete reworking of the hicksploitation “original,” for lack of a better phrase. After all, how original can a propertyContinue reading “Wrong Turn (2021)”