Film Review: A House on the Bayou

★★★★ Blumhouse horror is always reason enough for excitement; throw in an eerie Louisiana-setting and that is enough to warrant a must-watch in my book. Written and directed by Alex McAulay (2020’s excellent thriller, Don’t Tell a Soul), a pared-down story makes for an intimately-choreographed little horror flick. Just weird and mysterious enough to warrant … Continue reading Film Review: A House on the Bayou

Film Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse: Madres & The Manor

The first two in this second chunk of “Welcome to the Blumhouse” films, Black as Night and Bingo Hell, were extremely underwhelming. The overall quality was more akin to the direct-to-video bargain bin. Color me shocked, then, that this final double feature, Madres and The Manor, is such a significant step up. It seems that … Continue reading Film Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse: Madres & The Manor

Film Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse: Black as Night & Bingo Hell

The second set of the “Welcome to the Blumhouse” films appears to be starting with barely a whimper. First up, we have a twisted tale of homeless vampires and gentrification of the Projects in Maritte Lee Go’s Black as Night. Next, Bingo Hell deals with a different side of gentrification, as well as consuming bingo … Continue reading Film Review: Welcome to the Blumhouse: Black as Night & Bingo Hell