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: Sugarplum Fairy (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

Sugarplum Fairy

"She has no face, just a circle-mouth with a ring of teeth."  As anyone familiar with his filmography could have expected, Joss Whedon's 2011 meta-horror-comedy Cabin in the Woods was witty, quirky and incredibly self-aware. Also, heavy on dialogue. An ode to horror, the film features all the elements of a good entry in the … Continue reading Monster of the Week: Sugarplum Fairy (Cabin in the Woods) – 2011 | New 5th Edition Monster

Videodrome (1983) – Flesh Receptacle | New 5th Edition Item

What's this? Videodrome? - Torture. Murder. Sounds great. I rarely get 'obsessed' with movies. When I do, they're almost always horror flicks. My newest obsession is David Cronenberg's 1983 masterpiece Videodrome. (Long live the New Flesh!) I've heard of Cronenberg's work through the horror ether but the only film of his I've seen to date … Continue reading Videodrome (1983) – Flesh Receptacle | New 5th Edition Item