The Spell of ‘Midsommar’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Though a relative newcomer to the genre, Ari Aster is already one of the most accomplished and effective horror filmmakers of his generation. Midsommar, his sophomore effort into the genre, is a truly bizarre and memorable experience that tells of a group of friends falling into the clutches of a Pagan cult in Sweden. Reminiscent of such classics as The Wicker Man, Midsommar takes the … Continue reading The Spell of ‘Midsommar’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

The Tragedy of Jason Voorhees – ScreenHub Entertainment

Even the most charitable opinions of the Friday the 13th series write it off as an enjoyable camp with little substance. I don’t fault the series for this as Friday the 13th never aspired to be anything more than straightforward genre fun. In many ways, it has already exceeded that goal, still going strong after 40 years even with its relatively simple formula. I’m a … Continue reading The Tragedy of Jason Voorhees – ScreenHub Entertainment

How Does ‘The Thing (2011) Stack Up Against John Carpenter’s Original? – ScreenHub Entertainment

I recently watched John Carpenter’s excellent sci-fi horror film The Thing for the first time. Considering how time is limited until Halloween, I figured it’d be best to cram a few more horror flicks in before we hit November. So why not explore the 2011 version of The Thing? Contrary to what you may think due to the title, this version of the movie isn’t … Continue reading How Does ‘The Thing (2011) Stack Up Against John Carpenter’s Original? – ScreenHub Entertainment

How ‘Invisible Man’ Differs from Past Adaptations – ScreenHub Entertainment

The recent adaptation of H. G. Wells’ The Invisible Man has proven an unexpected treat. Brought to vivid life by the horror maestros at Blumhouse, this latest screen version of the seminal novel differs vastly from previous iterations from the story, allowing it to inject some new life into one of Universal Studios’ most impressive and long-lasting monsters. Leigh Whannell’s adaptation is a superb exercise … Continue reading How ‘Invisible Man’ Differs from Past Adaptations – ScreenHub Entertainment

When He Wasn’t Michael Myers, Nick Castle Made Our Childhoods Awesome – ScreenHub Entertainment

In a world of celebrities and superstars, it might be hard to think there are any unsung heroes in Hollywood. Believe it or not, one of those unsung heroes happens to be one of the most recognizable faces in horror. In the original Halloween, notorious spree killer Michael Myers was brought to life by an actor named Nick Castle. Castle’s portrayal of The Shape permanently … Continue reading When He Wasn’t Michael Myers, Nick Castle Made Our Childhoods Awesome – ScreenHub Entertainment

Early Reactions Reveal Details, Give Cause For Optimism On ‘Halloween Kills’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Halloween Kills, the second film in David Gordon Green’s Michel Myers trilogy, has had its first test screening. Early buzz after the screening has given cause for cautious optimism, as apparently audiences enjoyed the film, and have even shared some interesting details that point to an ambitious sequel. More of the Night He Came Home The new sequel apparently takes a few pointers from 1981’s … Continue reading Early Reactions Reveal Details, Give Cause For Optimism On ‘Halloween Kills’ – ScreenHub Entertainment

Thoughts on Spiral: From the Book of Saw – ScreenHub Entertainment

It’s February, with Valentine’s Day right around the corner what better way to celebrate it then with the dropping of the newest trailer of everyone’s favourite love story, Saw. I sit here with excitement, a bowl of beef and barley soup and cup of coffee at my side with Jigsaw (2018) playing on my tv (I wanted Saw 3D but this was the only one … Continue reading Thoughts on Spiral: From the Book of Saw – ScreenHub Entertainment

Paul Rudd’s Odd ‘Halloween’ Relationship – ScreenHub Entertainment

It’s not unusual to find a big name actor who got their start in horror. A popular genre, horror has proven an effective springboard for future superstars like Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Bacon, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jason Alexander and so many others. Among these names is Marvel superstar Paul Rudd, who went toe to toe with Michael Myers long before donning his Ant-Man suit. But even … Continue reading Paul Rudd’s Odd ‘Halloween’ Relationship – ScreenHub Entertainment

Amanda Ripley Goes to College: Why ‘Alien: Isolation’ Novel Fails – ScreenHub Entertainment

Those who follow us are aware of my ever so modest love of Alien: Isolation. Following years of disappointing misfires, Isolation recaptured the feeling of watching the original Alien on VHS for the first time. So when news broke that the 2013 masterpiece was being adapted into a novel, it quickly became one of my most anticipated books of the year. Sadly, in spite of … Continue reading Amanda Ripley Goes to College: Why ‘Alien: Isolation’ Novel Fails – ScreenHub Entertainment

Featured Artist of the Month December: JWMCasavant – ScreenHub Entertainment

JWMCasavant describes himself as “specialising in inky blackness”. This is certainly an apt description, both because his chosen medium leans heavily toward black and white sketches and… Continue reading Featured Artist of the Month December: JWMCasavant – ScreenHub Entertainment