Monster of the Week: Neck Breaker (Verotika) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week - Neck Breaker

"Don't wake up, it is too soon!" Verotika is not a good movie. Glenn Danzig (founder of punk band Misfits and all-round awesome musician) wrote, directed and scored this anthology horror-movie which was based on his adult line of comics published under the same name as the film. I will admit to having a soft … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Neck Breaker (Verotika) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Hastar (Tumbbad) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Sleep, else Hastar will come for you."A film that took the director nine years to make,  Rahi Anil Barve's Tumbbad is a 2018 Hindi-language horror set in the 1920s. It's a stunningly beautiful film that follows three generations of a single family caught in the grips of greed, desperation and an ancient god. The film … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Hastar (Tumbbad) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Gwoemul (The Host) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Let's try to be broad-minded about this."Filmed over a decade ago, the 2006 South Korean horror monster movie The Host is an excellent film. Critically acclaimed, the film won several awards for its bevy of actors (Byun Hee-bon - Best Supporting Actor at the 2006 Asia Pacific Film Fest), director (Bong Joon-ho at the 2007 … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Gwoemul (The Host) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Victor Crowley (Hatchet) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Tell me this is part of the tour."I gotta be honest and confess I hadn't watched Hatchet until this write-up. I've seen the comic-book series based on the films over the years on comic store shelves and knew it was based on a horror flick, but it never popped out at me as a franchise … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Victor Crowley (Hatchet) – 2006 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Mister Babadook (The Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Monster

"You can bring me the boy."Written and directed by Jennifer Kent, the 2014 Australian psychological horror The Babadook serves up a tense introspective look into how one woman deals with grief and its traumatic effects on the relationship with her only son. The film can be viewed through the lens of pure metaphor-- as many … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Mister Babadook (The Babadook) – 2014 | New 5th Edition Monster