Monster of the Week: Dr. Carl Hill

Wesssssssssst - Youuuuuuuuuu - Bassssstaaaaaarrrrrd!  This week's monster is the first for 2019's October Monsters and since this is the month of Halloween (any horror fan's choicest month) I'll be converting some of my all-time favorite and more quirky horror icons for the next four weeks. And what better place to start than with one … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Dr. Carl Hill

Monster of the Week: Crawlers (The Descent)

Make a noise, and you'll bring them all down on your head!! This week’s creature is the third and final entry in my three-part series on monsters who hunt their victims with sound. Released to British audiences in 2005, and a year later to the American public, The Descent is a psychological horror film that features … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Crawlers (The Descent)

Monster of the Week: Death Angels (A Quiet Place)

If they hear you, they hunt you!! This week’s creature is the second in my three-part series on monsters who hunt their victims with sound. Released in 2018, A Quiet Place tells the story of a family living in the apocalyptic aftermath of a deadly invasion of alien beings who descend upon earth and proceed to … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Death Angels (A Quiet Place)

Monster of the Week: Vesp (Netflix’s The Silence)

Be Quiet or You're Dead! That's the basic synopsis of Netflix’s The Silence (2019). Directed by John Leonetti who is no slouch to horror, having been the director for Annabelle (2014) and the cinematographer for The Conjuring (2013) and Insidious 2 (2013), the film is often compared to A Quiet Place which was released to … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Vesp (Netflix’s The Silence)

Monster of the Week: Judas Breed (Mimic)

Giant roaches that want to eat your face off. If that sounds like the making of a good film, then Guillermo del Toro's 1997 Mimic is something you definitely want to check out. A full-length creature feature about a bio-engineered race of 'roaches', Mimic follows the evolution of these spliced vermin as they climb up … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Judas Breed (Mimic)