Wednesday, June 16, 2021


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.
47 Meters Down: Uncaged

47 Meters Down: Uncaged (2019)

47 Meters Down: Uncaged has about as much in common with 47 Meters Down as it does with 47 Ronin. Sure, it revolves around sharks trying to eat people,...
Jacob's Ladder

Jacob’s Ladder (2019)

Having rewatched the original Jacob’s Ladder recently, I found that, although the whole “shaky head” effect has become something of a horror cliche over the years, it holds up...
Little Monsters

Little Monsters (2019)

Although she’s starred in more acclaimed films, Little Monsters might just be the movie that best embodies the spirit of the Cult of Lupita Nyong'o. All of the qualities...
The Curse of Buckout Road

The Curse of Buckout Road (2019)

For most of America (and the world, for that matter), the name Buckout Road means very little, but in and around Westchester County, New York, it’s apparently famous for...
Critters 4

Critters 4 (1992)

For a while, it seemed that the go-to move for an established film franchise that had reached a shark-jumping level of creative desperation was to shoot it into outer...
Head Count

Head Count (2019)

It’s sad that in 2019, it’s still rare enough for a black woman to be the primary love interest in a “non-black” horror movie that when it happens, it’s...
The Intruder

The Intruder (2019)

Over the past decade, suspense thrillers with black protagonists have multiplied to previously unknown heights, and like all great cultural developments on planet Earth, we have Beyonce to thank....
Ma movie poster

Ma (2019)

Ma is two movies in one, and which one you experience may depend on whether you’re black or you’re white. Think of it as a racial Rorschach test. On the...
Thriller movie poster

Thriller (2019)

No, Thriller isn't a Michael Jackson-themed horror movie (that would be Leaving Neverland); rather, it's mega-producer Jason Blum’s latest attempt to further the black horror cause. Unlike his hits...

Fixation (2018)

I’ve been a sucker for killer kid movies ever since The Bad Seed, so the prospect of a film featuring a homicidal little black girl -- in my dream...