Tome of the Week: Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead Franchise) – ’80’s & ’90’s | New 5th Edition Artifact

"Klaatu barada nikto"The book that opens the doorway to the legions of hell throughout the Evil Dead franchise, the Necronomicon Ex-Mortis is based on the literary grimoire of the same name (sans Ex-Mortis) made famous by its inventor, the horror writer H.P. Lovecraft.Entirely fictional, the Necronomicon has appeared in countless works of fiction, always having … Continue reading Tome of the Week: Necronomicon Ex-Mortis (Evil Dead Franchise) – ’80’s & ’90’s | New 5th Edition Artifact

Monster of the Week: Reverser (Lily C.A.T.) – 1987 | New 5th Edition Monster

"Think of ways to live!"Practically beat-by-beat re-hashing of films like Alien and The Thing, the 1987 Anime Lily C.A.T. delivers a fairly formulaic science-fiction horror with a few twists here and there that keep it engaging enough to watch from start to finish. A 23rd century crew of interstellar planet surveyors awaken from a 20 year … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Reverser (Lily C.A.T.) – 1987 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Esikhulu (The Bone Snatcher) – 2003 | New 5th Edition Monster

"She takes what belongs to her, the animals, the peopleand she drinks the life from their bones"Despite being a straight to DVD release, Director John Wulfson's debut and apparently only film, the 2003 horror flick The Bone Snatcher has an interesting premise and is surprisingly watchable. Acting, story, and character development aside, the film's nontraditional … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Esikhulu (The Bone Snatcher) – 2003 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Strangers (Dark City) – 1998 | New 5th Edition Monster

"First there was darkness... then came the Strangers."In the shadow of epic 1990's blockbusters, a now seemingly forgotten neo-noir science-fiction thriller called Dark City was released in February of 1998, long considered one of the quartet of film 'dump months' for movies expected to underperform at the box office. Given the release date, it's no … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Strangers (Dark City) – 1998 | New 5th Edition Monster

Zombie of the Week: The Jangly Man – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)| New 5th Edition Monster

Me tie dough-ty walker If you grew up in the eighties or even early nineties, there's probably a good chance you read or at least heard about the illustrated horror children's books Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. Like Dungeons & Dragons, the books were controversial in their day - with good reason. The … Continue reading Zombie of the Week: The Jangly Man – Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)| New 5th Edition Monster