Monster of the Week: Drukija, the Contessa of Blood (Verotika) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Druija, Contessa of Blood

"So she's a virgin?" I pretty much said all I had to say about Verotika the last time I presented a monster from that movie. It's not a good film and there's really nothing to say about it. But it does have some weird villains and so here's another dose of the bizarre and a … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Drukija, the Contessa of Blood (Verotika) – 2019 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Poltergeist (Mama) – 2013 | New 5th Edition Monster

Mama (2013) - Poltergeist

"Don't look at her! Executive produced by Guillermo del Toro Gómez (Pan's Labyrinth) and directed by Andy Muschietti (It - 2019) in his directorial debut, the paranormal Mama (2013) is a fairly prosaic ghost movie about a pair of children raised by a poltergeist.  The film is pretty formulaic in delivering its paranormal plot, with … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Poltergeist (Mama) – 2013 | New 5th Edition Monster

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