‘Scream’ Has Little Innovation; And That’s The Point – Screenhub Entertainment

Whenever trends in horror have popped up, Scream has been there to offer commentary. The fifth film in the franchise, also titled Scream, doesn’t bring much new to the table, banking more on nostalgia for the trendsetting original, but that’s kind of what the whole movie is about. After her sister is attacked, Sam Carpenter (Melissa Barrera) returns to her hometown of Woodsboro California, where … Continue reading ‘Scream’ Has Little Innovation; And That’s The Point – Screenhub Entertainment

Home Alone’s Themes & How Home Alone 2 Missed Them – ScreenHub Entertainment

As I type this opening sentence, I can’t help but hear the collective groan of my readership when talking about the ‘themes’ of Home Alone. What could possibly be thoughtful about a 90s family comedy? The thing about big hits is often, sometimes unintentionally, they explore ideas that resonate with viewers in a way that makes the film last. Home Alone is such a film, … Continue reading Home Alone’s Themes & How Home Alone 2 Missed Them – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Halloween Kills’ Adds a Brief Yet Crucial Few Minutes – ScreenHub Entertainment

There has been much hype about the streaming release of the extended cut of Halloween Kills. Kills proved perhaps to be the most polarizing film in the entire series, and many wondered if the added material would do anything to improve it. Those expecting a drastically different experience like say, the extended cuts of Terminator 2 or Avatar will be disappointed. What we get is … Continue reading ‘Halloween Kills’ Adds a Brief Yet Crucial Few Minutes – ScreenHub Entertainment

3 Things ‘Halloween Kills’ Gets Right (and Wrong) About Michael Myers – ScreenHub Entertainment

Amongst slasher villains, Michael Myers is an enigma. The masked slasher became an instant icon after the first movie, but despite four decades of sequels, none have managed to recapture the killer’s quiet menace. Halloween Kills is but the latest in a long series of sequels that have tried to return Michael to form, an effort it doesn’t entirely fail. The polarizing film gets a … Continue reading 3 Things ‘Halloween Kills’ Gets Right (and Wrong) About Michael Myers – ScreenHub Entertainment

‘Halloween Kills’ Is A Mixture Of Tricks and Treats – ScreenHub Entertainment

Director David Gordon Green continues his revamped Halloween series with this brutal follow up to the 2018 sequel. Halloween Kills opens moments after the previous film ends, with the heroes recuperating in the local hospital before learning The Shape is still at large. As far as the Halloween sequels go, this is still one of the better, more ambitious films in the series, but while … Continue reading ‘Halloween Kills’ Is A Mixture Of Tricks and Treats – ScreenHub Entertainment

No Maniac, No Problem: Why ‘Halloween III’ Is Great – ScreenHub Entertainment

1982 saw the release of one of the most reviled films of its time, the highly anticipated third entry in John Carpenter’s Halloween series. Halloween III: Season of the Witch had nothing to do with series’ villain, Michael Myers, and left audiences feeling betrayed and tricked. Is Halloween III really a bad movie, or could it have been a new beginning for a series that … Continue reading No Maniac, No Problem: Why ‘Halloween III’ Is Great – ScreenHub Entertainment

Creepshow Season 1: The Best Segments – ScreenHub Entertainment

When it comes to the most underrated horror franchises of all time, Creepshow ranks near the top of the list. A creation of horror author Stephen King and zombie master George A. Romero, Creepshow was a tribute to classic horror comics such as Tales from the Crypt and Tales of Terror. With its unique comic-inspired visual style and a deliberately hammy delivery, Creepshow relished in … Continue reading Creepshow Season 1: The Best Segments – ScreenHub Entertainment

Sweet & Sour Nightmares: Race and Exploitation in the Original ‘Candyman’

Horror stories began as fables meant to warn us of life’s dangers, or a means to confront that which scares us most. As a modern fable, 1992’s Candyman is among the most effective. What at first seems to be a straightforward supernatural slasher film instead manages to weave its thrills with a powerful dose of social commentary dealing with themes of poverty, classism and racism … Continue reading Sweet & Sour Nightmares: Race and Exploitation in the Original ‘Candyman’

Bodycount Bingo: A ‘Halloween Kills’ Deadpool – ScreenHub Entertainment

When starting a slasher film, most of the time you can bet the majority of the cast will be dead by the end. Halloween Kills appears to be continuing that tradition with a count that will leave previous entries in the dust. While it’s not uncommon to see most of the cast wind up as examples for the effects artist’s demo reel, what sets Halloween … Continue reading Bodycount Bingo: A ‘Halloween Kills’ Deadpool – ScreenHub Entertainment