Wes Craven’s 1996 slasher flick Scream was filmed mostly in Sonoma County. But where it wasn’t filmed makes for one of the most unusual stories in Bay Area horror film lore. And this true story led to the blacklisting of Santa Rosa as a film location that still stands today.
“Hereditary” Starring: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro, Alex Wolff, Ann Dowd Does the film being called “this year’s The Exorcist” live up to the hype? Well…sort of. Allow me to explain, please. Director Ari Aster comes out swinging in his feature film directorial debut, “Hereditary”, and presents a layered
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On February 26th, nominations for the 15th annual Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards were announced. Since 2002 the Rondo Awards have honored the best is horror cinema, television and literature, including current productions, classic films and film preservation. Bay of the Living Dead, BrokeAssStuart.com’s twice a month horror movie column, has
From ridiculous families and holiday benders to homicidal Santas, not every Christmas movie is full of cheer and presents, and that’s not a bad thing. Sometimes you just need a little extra flavor in a monotonous cinematic category that understandably touts joy and gift-giving, and then sometimes you just say,
Who says terror can’t be romantic? Fear is a lot like love in that they both involve lots of squishy feelings. Sometimes, you want to spend Valentine’s (alone or as a couple or in an attempt to give your monthly sex party an extra layer of fun) watching cinematic examples
Bedbugs are what happens when horror movies come true. It’s confirmation that, ‘yes, gross creatures who suck your blood at night do live in your walls.’ Despite the macabre, bedbugs are relatively simple to handle if you understand these key points: 1. Every one of those bastards has to die 2.
Picture an arid desert landscape: cacti growing peacefully, small animals seeking shade from the sun’s cruel rays, sand as far as the eye can see. Then, a rustling, a disturbance beneath the ground: A black rubber car tire, of its own volition, rises from the sand, stands upright, and rolls
During this time of year, the studio’s always push the latest slew of half-assed horror movies. And what most of these films have in common are unknown actors, graphic torture, 3D, and Eli Roth. After seeing the trailer for the upcoming film, “House of the Devil”, I found myself actually