Although they are the coin of the realm in Hollywood and other film industry areas, the screenplay is an odd thing to read. Good ones flow like a solidly written story. Harlan Ellison was the master of the readable script, and his work on the television pilot sequel to A Boy and His Dog is […]Read more "And say goodbye to my wife for me. I’ll say hello to yours.: S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk"
Synopsis: When a pair of uncouth murderers (David Arquette and the recently departed Sid Haig) flee a posse and cross into a strange burial ground, they cannot know the horror they will unleash. One of them falls almost immediately and the other flees. Unlike what the Good Book says, this guilty man is pursued. From […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Bone Tomahawk"
This week, we revisit another of the columns Trista and I wrote for the CINEMA KNIFE FIGHT site back in 2016-2018. In March of 2017, we caught an anthology flick of horror and horrific crime tales set in Mexico. As fans of world horror, we were stoked to see the thing and it balanced the […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: MEXICO BARBARO"
To celebrate this week’s release of her newest novella, Kaysee Renee Robichaud will take us inside her approach to storytelling, pulling away the many masks a writer can wear in order to shed some light on some of the more troublesome assumptions in internet criticism. # Writing What You Know Vs. Writing What You Believe […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: Kaysee Renee Robichaud’s ATTENDANTS TO THE MASQUERADE"
When Lawson was left for dead on the Shiloh battlefield along with other Confederate soldiers, he did not expect to catch a glimpse of a world of supernatural wonders and terror much less find himself engulfed by it. However, when the strange creatures skulked among the dead and dying, feasting on the blood of the […]Read more "I’VE GOT THE WAYS AND MEANS TO NEW ORLEANS: ROBERT McCAMMON’S I TRAVEL BY NIGHT"