THE BENEFITS OF TRANSITION HORROR

As did many of you this holiday season, I spent my evening watching the classic Christmas jam, GREMLINS.  I remember begging my parents to let me watch GREMLINS when I was about six years old, and considering some of the more extreme stuff I had watched as a child, Joe Dante’s masterpiece was a walk […]

Review: GROW UP, TONY PHILLIPS

Back in 2009, I caught a screening of Emily Hagins’ zombie film PATHOGEN at a women in film festival, followed by ZOMBIE GIRL: THE MOVIE, a documentary centered around her making this film.  At the time of PATHOGEN‘s production, Hagins was merely twelve years old.  It was an impressive film, regardless of her age, and […]

House of Mouse Horror: A Defense for Disney Channel Original Movies

Before The Disney Channel became the network responsible for unleashing Miley Cyrus to the world and driving Shia LaBeouf to lose his damn mind, they were the pinnacle of children’s entertainment.  Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon were great, sure, but were they great enough to run a channel that only showed commercials…for its own channel?  The […]