Category Archives: Response to movie

Horror Movie Cleanse: Dead Silence

Dead Silence is the story of Jamie Ashen. Following the arrival of an unusual package at their front door that contained a doll, Jamie’s wife Lisa is found dead in their home. He returns back to his home town to bury his wife—a town that has a saying that sounds like a warning about not screaming if you see the face of Mary Shaw, a deceased ventriloquist. Jamie is estranged from his wealthy father, who’d recently had a stroke and was now remarried to a young woman named Ella. At least that is what Ella would have everyone believe. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Pet

The following is in response to the film Pet, written by Jeremy Slater and starring Dominic Monaghan, Ksenia Solo, and Jennette McCurdy. Pet is the story of Seth, a lonely man that works at an animal shelter, and the object of his affection Holly, … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Creep 1 & 2

Creep is the story of a videographer named Aaron who is down on his luck and in need of money. Desperate, Aaron answers a craigslist advertisement of all things to get a job. The job is to film Josef, a stranger, under the pretext that the video will one day be shown to Josef’s son. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: The Devil’s Candy

The Devil’s Candy is the story of Jesse Hellman, who is a pot-smoking, headbanging, painter. For Jess, wife Astrid, and daughter Zooey, the city life is starting to get to them. When they find a house with a perfect detached building for Jesse to make his art, they jump on the opportunity to move to the countryside. They move in, Zooey prepares to go to a new school, and everything seems to be going well with their new lives. There’s only one problem—the adult son of the previous owners isn’t ready to say goodbye to the property just yet. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Train to Busan

Train to Busan is a Korean movie from 2016. We follow the life of divorced fund manager Seok-woo in Seoul, South Korea. Seok-woo is taking his daughter Soo-an to see her mother on her birthday. They board the train to Busan and everything seems to be normal, until a stowaway starts going berserk—she has contracted a highly contagious disease that essentially turns her into a zombie with a healthy hunger for human flesh. The disease starts to spread among the passengers; a group of passengers are able to make it to the front of the train where they quarantine themselves. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Clown

Clown is the story of realtor and family man named Kent. It is his son Jack’s birthday and the hired clown is not going to be able to make it. Kent saves the day when he puts on a clown suit that he just so happens to find in a chest in a house that he is trying to sell on the market. Everything turns south when Kent discovers that no matter what he does he cannot remove the outfit. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: The Wailing

The Wailing is a recent film from 2016 straight out of South Korean. The Wailing is the story of police officer and devoted family man Jong-goo. Mysterious deaths begin to happen in the small village after the arrival of a Japanese man. In several cases, once peaceful family members have started to kill each other without any clear motive. The strange behavior of the killers are blamed on reactions to mushrooms, but Jong-goo knows better. Continue reading

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