Like many horror fans, after the trailer for “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It” was released, I was elated to have a story that took us inside the courtroom. I wanted to discover just how Arne Cheyenne Johnson and his lawyer with a plea of not guilty by reason of demonic possession, argued and walked away with a mere 10-20 year sentence for manslaughter for the death of Alan Bono.
When I watched the trailer, I knew this was a must-see. I grew up reading R.L. Stine’s novels, and I still do to this day. When the announcement was released that Netflix was airing a “Fear Street” movie series, I was cheering with joy and excitement.
The game features Bruce Campbell as the voice of Ash Williams, but players can enjoy a multiplayer experience, as one of his companions from across the Evil Dead universe.
The “Saw” story follows the traditional “Jigsaw” ideology of “kill, maim, destroy or be killed,” throwing in the gore-driven exploration of narcissistic behavior, self-sacrifice, human frailty, revenge, and even psychopathic, murderous genius. But, ultimately, the franchise creators once again cater to the demands of the strong fan-base.
Zombie lore is mired deep in the roots of Caribbean culture, more pointedly Haiti. The voodoo practitioners, the Bokor’s, were dabblers in zombification and human reanimation. It is their mastery of alchemy that enabled them to transform the living into the undead.
Though sometimes it may feel like it, horror is not a monolith. It is an extremely versatile genre, encompassing an infinite variety of mediums. However, that is not to say it cannot get mundane.