Tag Archives: Horror Movie Cleanse

Horror Movie Cleanse: It Comes At Night

The following is in response to the film It Comes At Night, written by Trey Edward Shults and starring Joel Edgerton, Christopher Abbott, and Carmen Ejogo. It Comes At Night is the story of a family and their experiences in loss when the world … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Open Grave

The following is in response to the film Open Grave, written by Eddie Borey and Chris Borey and starring Sharlto Copley, Thomas Kretschmann, and Josie Ho. This film from 2013 is filled with action from the moment the main character wakes up in an huge pit—an … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Honorable Mentions

Hello again fellow bloggers and internet-searchers. A month ago I started a series in which I watched horror films and posted a response every day of March. I have been having so much fun and I am not ready for … Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: The Witch

The story kicks off when Tomasin, the eldest daughter of William and Katherine, is playing pickaboo with her infant brother Samuel. When Tomasin opens her eyes, Samuel is gone. In this scene, writer and director Robert Eggers seems to be saying to the audience, “pay attention.” You don’t want to be like Tomasin and close your eyes for a moment; who knows what you’ll miss. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Annabelle Creation

What the girls don’t know is that the Mullins once had a daughter of their own, Annabelle. Annabelle, often referred to as Bee, was killed in a roadside accident twelve years prior to the story that is now unfolding. Though the house is old and Esther Mullins is mysteriously confined to her bed, Janice and the other girls have a normal experience in their new home. However, everything changes when Janice uncovers an odd doll in Annabelle’s old room, and an evil is released. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Prince of Darkness

They soon find out that the research that they will be performing will be on a strange object in a hidden underground worship den in the basement of an abandoned church. Though things seem to be going well, they are attracting some unwanted attention; soon the church is surrounded by a horde of homeless men and women that kills anyone that tries to leave. Continue reading

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Horror Movie Cleanse: Dead End

Dead End is the story of the Harringtons, a normal middle class American family. The family is composed of parents Frank and Laura, their son Richard, their daughter Marion, with Marion’s boyfriend Brad who is also tagging along for the journey. They are headed to Laura’s family to celebrate Christmas when Frank decides to take them on a shortcut that he has never taken before. When everyone in the car falls asleep, Frank inadvertently nods off as well, nearly running the car off the road. Following this minor mishap in which no one was injured, strange things began to happen. Continue reading

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