Book versus movie: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’ The book is by far superior. Thank you for coming to my TED talk. Okay, I know I should probably go into a little bit more detail than that. So, I was visiting family in my delightful (note the slight sarcasm) hometown of Lincoln the other week and while having a wander around the … Continue reading Book versus movie: ‘Rosemary’s Baby’

Review: ‘The Troop’ Nick Cutter

He felt something touch his hand. Which is when he looked down. For the scouts of Troop 52, three days of camping, hiking and survival lessons on Falstaff Island is as close as they'll get to a proper holiday.Which was when he saw it. But when an emaciated figure stumbles into their camp asking for … Continue reading Review: ‘The Troop’ Nick Cutter

Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix

In horror movies, the final girl is the one who’s left standing when the credits roll. The one who fought back, defeated the killer, and avenged her friends. The one who emerges bloodied but victorious. But after the sirens fade and the audience moves on, what happens to her? Lynnette Tarkington survived a massacre twenty-two … Continue reading Review: ‘The Final Girl Support Group’ Grady Hendrix

DNF: ‘Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ Mendal W. Johnson

"They're just kids ... It's only a game."  That's what Barbara, a lovely twenty-year-old babysitter told herself when she awoke bound and gagged. But the knots were tight and painful and the children would not let her go. "They're just kids ... It's only a game," she told herself again. But the terror was real ... … Continue reading DNF: ‘Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ Mendal W. Johnson