Major Spoilers Ahead: I watched the 2017 horror movie The Babysitter as part of the 2017 31 Day October Horror Movie Challenge and I was pretty down with it. In fact, it one my award that year for Most Surprising Slasher. It was a modern slasher classic, focusing on a young boy named Cole who … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s The Babysitter 2: Killer Queen Kills The Original
Fans of classic TV shows will recognise Fantasy Island as the 1977 show the follows the accounts of visitors at a unique resort island that can fulfil any fantasy requested, but rarely turn out as expected. It had a very H.G. Wells’ The Island of Dr Moreau vibe, and The Simpsons fans will recognise the … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Fantasy Island Is The Classic Horror Reboot 2020 Needed
Nobody described female Halloween costumes better than Lindsay Lohan’s character Cady in the iconic Mean Girls. The home school student experiencing her first Halloween said, “In the real world, Halloween is when kids dress up in costumes and beg for candy. In Girl World, Halloween is the one day a year when a girl can … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Why We Should Lean In To The Means Girls Costume Stereotype
Halloween is coming, and we all know that Halloween is by far the best theme for any event, holiday, party, or costume. It’s a time to get spooky and have fun, and usually when it comes to themed episodes of TV shows, the Halloween one usually is the best. So, I’ve put together a list … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s The Best Halloween Themed TV Episodes
Feminist horror movies are few and far between – in fact there are very limited horror movies I would dub as being feminist at all. All of this goes back to the golden age of Hollywood where straight white males were in control and used their influence to direct the feminist narrative that we have … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s We Need New Feminist Horror Films!
This October I decided to do all of the spooky things possible to celebrate Halloween (along with my 31 Days of Horror Movies Challenge and several Halloween parties I attend) and so my friend Jessica and I decided to create our very own horror themed terrariums. Terrariums have had such a boost in popularity in … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s DIY Horror Terrariums
In the last few years there has been a huge trend in Escape Rooms – a series of interactive and often themed puzzles that expand a multitude of rooms. Puzzlers and their friends would solve the riddles, the mysteries, and the clues in order to make it out of the escape room within an assigned … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s Are Escape Room Horror Movies Redefining The Horror Genre?
Godzilla vs Kong has been getting a lot of hype recently, and while it is way more of a thriller/action film it got me thinking about the best monster movies out there where a giant creature is terrifying a city (usually New York, lets be real). To keep things on a base level, I thought … Continue reading This Side of Sanguine’s The Best Kaiju (Giant Monster) Movies
Warning: Spoilers. Trigger Warning: Discussions of sexual assualt and rape. People regularly ask me why I can watch horror movies and still sleep like a baby at night. The reason is that I don’t find classic horror movie tropes as being scary. Evil clowns from outer space, serial killers who don’t die at the end … Continue reading The Twilight Zone’s ‘Try, Try Again’ Highlights Patriarchal Predators as the Real Horror Story
Every year since I have been watching a horror movie a day during the month of October, I take all of the scenes I have watched and put together a list that I call ‘The Ones That Made The Cut’. Ie. the best deaths, horror movies, and characters I have seen throughout the whole 31 … Continue reading 31 Day October Horror Movie Challenge Part 5 – The Ones That Made The Cut