Monster of the Week: Kandarian Demon (Evil Dead Franchise) – 1981| New 5th Edition Monster

"Groovy"  What can possibly be said about Sam Raimi's cult Evil Dead franchise that hasn't been said already? Its as iconic as it is beloved and it gave us Ash Williams, Bruce Campbell and horror memes like 'boomstick'. Although most viewers probably remember the deadites as the villains from each of the three original films, … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Kandarian Demon (Evil Dead Franchise) – 1981| New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Angry Molesting Tree (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Let's get this party started."  The iconic elevator scene in Cabin in the Woods includes a bevy of monsters - a shared universe of horror. Among the many villains that slaughter the soldiers of the shadowy government agency operating the underground lair in the film is a branchy horror identified on the film's white-board of … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Angry Molesting Tree (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Colour out of Space – 2020 | New 5th Edition Monster

Colour Out of Space

"They're not my family."  Apart from Tolkien, there is probably no bigger influence on the fantasy worlds that make up the backdrops of most tabletop games than H.P. Lovecraft. The weird horror he pioneered in the early 20th century not only helped create a genre, but spawned an entire industry around it.  Many of Lovecraft's … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Colour out of Space – 2020 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Pennywise (IT) – 2017/2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Stephen King's IT

"Time to Float"  Like many of his big screen adaptations, Stephen King's IT (Part's I & II) was released with a great deal of anticipation and praise. And like many of his works, the story of IT revolves around a small American town where bad things happen to a small group of close friends. The … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Pennywise (IT) – 2017/2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Snakebite Andi (Doctor Sleep) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Snakebite Andi

"You'll see my mark's every time you look in the mirror."  I never got around to seeing Doctor Sleep (2019) in theaters back when movie theaters were still a thing. Mostly I heard mixed reviews about it and based on the trailers, it looked like another Steven King film in the similar vein as the … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Snakebite Andi (Doctor Sleep) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster