Monster of the Week: Immolate Demon (Bird Box) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

It's beautiful. It's beautiful. Take off your blindfold. Netflix's 2018 Bird Box horror film starred Sandra Bullock and was set in a post-apocalyptic world where unseen creatures ravaged society, inducing people to commit suicide in horrific ways. Released over Christmas, the movie received a fair amount of conflicting fanfare, much to Netflix's delight. On the … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Immolate Demon (Bird Box) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: King Paimon(Hereditary) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

You are Paimon, one of the eight kings of Hell. We have looked to the Northwest and called you in. It's really hard to talk about this movie without major spoilers. That said, here goes. I didn't see Hereditary in theaters, rather I waited until it came out on home release and then I got … Continue reading Monster of the Week: King Paimon(Hereditary) – 2018 | New 5th Edition Monster

Monster of the Week: Clinger (Underwater) – 2020| New 5th Edition Monster

We drilled to the bottom of the ocean, and we don’t know what came out. Released in the traditional dump month of January, Underwater (2020) stars Kristen Stewart of Twilight franchise fame as she and a handful of crew members try to flee a deep-water drilling rig, miles below the surface of the ocean. I … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Clinger (Underwater) – 2020| 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

Criminal of the Week: Soul- Eater (Supernatural) | New 5th Edition NPC

Like most of the rest of its bestiary, Soul-Eaters from the dark-fantasy show Supernatural, are based on real-world folklore. African tales from the Hausa peoples of Niger and Nigeria, among others, are often told in close relation  and connected to the more common myths of zombies and witches. The slaves that were brought to the … Continue reading Criminal of the Week: Soul- Eater (Supernatural) | New 5th Edition NPC