Hi there! I'm a mid-30s, Torontonian, virgo, true-crime obsessed, horror-obsessed, travel-obsessed, ...scrabble-obsessed, stargazing wannabe-novelist. I'd love to meet ya! :D Here is the link to my submission for Pophorrors 'meet the writers' segment:

‘Elvira: Mistress of the Dark’ (1988) – 35 Years of (Un)pleasant Dreams

I had the pleasure of meeting Elvira, aka Cassandra Peterson in 2010. I waited in line at Canada’s Fan Expo where she was a guest, signing autographs and posing for photos with fans. I had something special with me: the sleeve of an old VHS tape I had possessed through …

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HBO’s ‘The Idol’ (2023) and Exploring The Dark, Real World of Cults

The Idol

I recently binge-watched HBO’s controversial new series The Idol, and have to say, I loved it. My opinion however has not been entirely matched by the public, and this has brought some negative attention to star and co-creator Abel Tesfaye, aka The Weeknd, and actress Lily-Rose Depp. Lily-Rose plays Jocelyn …

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‘SO I MARRIED AN AXE MURDERER’ (1993) – Still Slaying Us 30 Years Later

So I Married An Axe Murderer

When the dark comedy So I Married an Axe Murderer was released on July 30th, 1993, Mike Myers was emerging onto the comedy scene hot off the success of 1992’s Wayne’s World. Wayne’s World was based on one of the many hilarious and original characters Myers brought to life while …

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‘BAD GIRL BOOGEY’ (2023) Review – Queer Horror From Dark Star Films

Dark Star Films is relasing Bad Girl Boogey proudly, and loudly, just in time for Pride season! The film stars Lisa Fanto (Love, Guns & Levels Ups), Prudence Cassar (Satranic Panic), and Steven Nguyen (Jupiter). The film was directed and co-written by Australian trans-gender filmmaker Alice Maio Mackay (So Vam …

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‘POLTERGEIST III’ – 35 Years of Terror and Tragedy – Retro Review

Once upon a time, Poltergeist III was my favorite installment of the classic and notorious horror franchise. I absolutely loved some of the imagery, including the lightning over the frighteningly tall John Hancock Center in Chicago, which stands as young Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O’Rourke -may she rest in peace)’s …

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Happy 70th Birthday, Danny Elfman!

Danny Elfman is the kind of artist who, even if you have never heard of him before, you are aware of his art… and boy, does he create art! Elfman has penned some of the most beloved, cherished and masterful movie music of our time, working with talented directors like …

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Review: ‘THE DEAD HOUR’ (2023): New Horror Anthology Streaming Now

A new 12-episode horror series, The Dead Hour, released by Terror Films, which I liken to The Twilight Zone meets Tales From The Crypt meets Elvira, is now available on streaming platforms like Tubi, Amazon, and Kings of Horror as of May 12th. I highly recommend checking this creepy little …

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Dark Sky Releasing ‘The Third Saturday In October Part V’ and ‘The Third Saturday In October Part I’

The Third Saturday In October

I’m confident in saying that most horror fans long for the days when the slasher film was king. Well, Dark Sky Films and filmmaker Jay Burleson (The Nobodies 2017) have answered all of your black little hearts’ desires,…sort of. The Third Saturday In October part V, is intended to watch …

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Screen Media Presents: ‘FEAR’ – Now Available On Demand


What is your greatest fear? Director Deon Taylor (Fatale 2020,  Black and Blue 2019) and Screen Media explore terror in a brand new psychological thriller Fear.  Fear Synopsis In this psychological horror film, a group of friends gather for a much-needed weekend getaway at a remote and historic hotel. Celebration …

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Polish horror film ‘FUGUE’ Makes Its North American Debut – Review

Fugue: “a loss of awareness of one’s identity, often coupled with flight from one’s usual environment, associated with certain forms of hysteria and epilepsy.” According to Google’s dictionary, the definition of Fugue is as unnerving and ambiguous as Polish director Agnieszka Smoczynska’s (The Lure 2015) 2018 release of the same …

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