All posts by Kelly Konda

Grew up obsessing over movies and TV shows. Worked in a video store. Minored in film at college because my college didn't offer a film major. Worked in academia for a while. Have been freelance writing and running this blog since 2013.

31 Days of Halloween: There’s Grim & Then There’s “The Apostle” Grim

This October, we’re challenging ourselves to watch at least one horror movie a day. Today it’s time for a film that asks, “What would The Wicker Man be like with way more scenes of dudes […]

Bad Times at the El Royale Review: Why So Serious?

7 strangers meet on a rain-soaked night at a kitschy hotel straddling the Nevada/California state line in 1969. Most of them are played by recognizable actors. The writer-director behind it all certainly knows his way […]

The Sacrament Review: Please Don’t Let This Be Ti West’s Final Horror Movie

This October, we’re challenging ourselves to watch at least one horror movie a day. Today we’re tackling two different movies by director Ti West. We already praised his instant-classic House of the Devil. Now we […]

31 Days of Halloween: Under the Shadow & Dark Water

This October, we’re challenging ourselves to watch at least one horror movie a day. Today we’re tackling three different titles tied together by a single theme: foreign horror movies about motherhood. We already did The Babadook. […]

Netflix Review: Malevolent Opens Netflix & Chills with an Admirable, But Flawed Ghost Story

Last October, Netflix had Stranger Things: Season 2 as its premiere Halloween offering. However, with Stranger Things taking 2018 off the streaming giant is back to doing what it does best – throwing more content […]

The Serpent and the Rainbow: Wes Craven’s 11 Treacherous Days in Haiti

The Serpent and the Rainbow, Wes Craven’s 1989 zombie drama, was the first American feature film to shoot in Haiti. It was also the last. You’re about to find out why. Imagine if some well-credentialed […]

31 Days of Halloween: The Serpent and the Rainbow

This October, we’re challenging ourselves to watch at least one horror movie a day. Today’s pick is the Apocalypse Now of horror movies in that just about everyone almost died and/or lost their minds while […]

In the Battle of Lady Gaga Vs. Venom, Everyone Won

The internet, in the most optimistic view, was built to help us connect and learn together as a human race. Peace. Harmony. All that. Then, as we always do with technological advancements, we quickly just […]

31 Days of Halloween: Return of the Living Dead

This October, we’re challenging ourselves to watch at least one horror movie a day. Today’s pick is a 1985 movie which looked at Romero’s serious approach to metaphorical zombie stories and said, “Screw it. Let’s […]

Venom Review: The Beginning of a Beautiful Comedy Duo

NOTE: I’ve never read a single Venom comic book before. So, I won’t pretend to judge this movie according to the comics.  The last time producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach got their hands on […]