Thursday, August 16, 2018


Mark Harris has been a horror fan for over 20 years, and started the website in 2005. As a freelance writer since 2003, he has written for publications such as,, Napster, THEiNDI Magazine, and Ugly Planet, as well as the head writer for the Chicago-based horror television show Midnite Screams. He has been a member of the Online Film Critics Society since 2009 and currently has over 400 horror movies in his Netflix queue.

Traffik (2018)

Human trafficking is one of the fastest-growing criminal enterprises worldwide, one with a disturbingly low level of public awareness and an even lower rate of prosecution, so who better...
Meet the Blacks

Meet the Blacks (2016)

In modern horror, it seems a movie isn't a true success until someone parodies it. Black filmmakers have taken a prominent role in the horror parody genre, from the...
A Haunted House 2

A Haunted House 2 (2014)

To those of you who boosted A Haunted House's opening weekend last year to a better-than-expected $18 million, you have no one but yourselves to blame for the misery...
A Haunted House

A Haunted House (2013)

Marlon Wayans had a hand in writing Scary Movie, the entertaining surprise hit from 2000 that rekindled America's taste for spoof movies -- following the Airplane! series of the...
Phantom of the Grindhouse

Phantom of the Grindhouse (2014)

Even though we're well into the 21st century, it's still disturbingly rare to find a black person playing the primary villain in a horror movie -- despite the fact...
The First Purge

The First Purge (2018)

Every movie in the Purge franchise has been more overtly sociopolitical than the one before it, and The First Purge takes the series to new, gloriously radical heights in...
The Suckling

The Suckling (1990)

Let's face it: 1990 was basically the after party for the '80s, as the cultural trends of the old decade carried over into the new one -- or don't...
Angel Heart

Angel Heart (1987)

Remember when the most controversial thing about the cast of The Cosby Show was Lisa Bonet's sex scene in Angel Heart? Ah, the good ol' days. The year was 1987,...
The State of Black Horror: Get Out and Beyond

The State of Black Horror: Get Out and Beyond

Today, the status of African Americans in horror films is tied intrinsically to the status of African Americans in cinema as a whole. That is, it has come a...
horror movie VooDoo

VooDoo (2018)

I tend to eye any movie about voodoo that has nary a person of color in it suspiciously. Has voodoo become gentrified now? Are white people conjuring Baron Samedi...
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