The Void (2016)

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A group of cultists unleash an evil from another dimension, and the night crew of the local hospital as well as their sheriff is caught in the aftermath and must fight to survive till morning. With cultists on the outside, people transforming into monsters on the inside, a psychopath hellbent on revenge, and nefarious experiments going on in the basement, will these poor people survive The Void? Continue reading

O.H.M.A.D. 2015 Day 18: Crimson Peak (2015)

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This is hands down the best film Guillermo Del Toro has ever done, and is a special treat for fans of older cinema.  Imagine if Mario Bava directed a Gothic romance horror film, you’d end up with something as breathtaking as Crimson Peak.  Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowsa, Jane Eyre, Alice in Wonderland) is an aspiring writer in the 1800’s living with her father and trying to write a ghost story after having been visited by her dead mother’s spirit when she was a child.  Publishing companies do not take her seriously due to her sex.  An aristocratic stranger, Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston, aka Loki from Thor and The Avengers), visiting her father (Jim Beaver, Justified, Deadwood) on business takes a keen interest in her and her writing.  The two end up courting and eventually married, and Edith finds herself whisked away to the Sharpe’s decaying English home, Allerdale Hall.  Allerdale Hall is situated on a mountain top where clay is a natural resource and is given the nickname Crimson Peak because of it.   Oh, and her mom made it a point to come back from the dead twice to tell that damn girl never to go there.  It’s as this point our resourceful heroine realizes what kind of predicament she’s gotten herself in and has to figure out what is happening and solve the mystery of the Sharpe family. Continue reading