Author: <span class="vcard">Chris Ranson</span>

Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019)

Title: Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (2019) Directors: Roman Chimienti, Tyler Jensen Runtime: 99 minutes — In 1984, the world was introduced to Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film was a smashing success, and instantly had a sequel green-lit and released in 1985. This sequel was drastically different from…


Chris Ranson’s Top Ten Films of 2018

Oh, 2018. The year that felt like it went on forever. Not only did the year drag, but it was also one of the most bland years in the cinema that we’ve seen in a while. The Oscar season, which is normally rich with solid dramas, fizzled out, and Blockbusters ruled the year. That said,…


Graphic Novel Review – Chris Ranson on House of Waxwork, Issue 1 (2017)

Title: House of Waxwork, Issue 1 Writers: Gabe Soria and Kevin Bergeron Music: Rami Sharkey, Kevin Dredge, The Budapest Scoring Symphonic Orchestra, Douglas Pipes, and Creeper Release Date: July 7, 2017 Cover Price: $14.95 Publisher: Waxwork Comics — This past summer I went to a local horror convention (Scares That Care), and I met one…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Fate (2017)

Title: Fate (2017) Director: Dan Sheldon Runtime: 95 minutes — “After the government shuts down his project on time travel, a brilliant quantum physicist must find a way to continue his research in order to travel back in time and prevent his fiancé from being killed.” If this films plot sounds familiar it’s probably because…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Ghost Note (2017)

Title: Ghost Note (2017) Director: Troy Hart Runtime: 110 minutes — If you’ve read the Joe Hill novel Heart-Shaped Box, you’ll have a general idea of what’s going on in Ghost Note. The two projects aren’t connected, but they share a very similar theme of a spirit of a musician haunting a couple. Unlike that…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on WTF! (2017)

Title: WTF! (2017) Director: Peter Herro Runtime: 80 minutes — Three years ago, then nine-year-old Rachel was the only survivor of a brutal massacre. Now, it’s spring break, and her close friends all decide to go to a cabin in the woods for a party. A killer shows up and starts offing them one by…


Movie Review – Chris Ranson on Presidents Day (2017)

Title: Presidents Day (2017) Director: David Zuckerman Runtime: 76 minutes — A group of awful teenagers go to a cabin in the woods to celebrate President’s Day. There, they unknowingly summon the corpses of the former presidents, and have to resurrect John Wilkes Booth to help kill the undead. Presidents Day opens with some of…