Formulaic Horror in The Woods

The Cabin in the Woods is sly and self-aware in its commentary. At first, it seems obvious what it’s about, a bunch of teenagers going out to a cabin in the woods to party amongst themselves, but things quickly go wrong. If you, like I did upon my first watch go in thinking it’s that simple […]

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Review

So, I’ve said before in previous posts that I find that horror movies nowadays have lost their touch in terms of fear factor. In other words, they bore me to tears (literally, I fell asleep watching Conjuring 2). It was cool to watch horror movies when I was younger. I remember my mom sneaking my brother […]

Exorcising Caution

In 1973, William Friedkin released what is typically considered if not, at least one of the scariest films of all time. If you’re here for Horror Week, I’m sure you’re well aware of how big of an impact The Exorcist has had, but sometimes knowing that before watching it takes all of its power away. Sometimes a […]

Horror Week – Director’s Week

This month The Film Queue is going to try something different. Typically, during one week a month we would focus on the work of one filmmaker, but for the month of October, we figured instead of doing that, we’re going to focus on a genre, horror films. The assignment for our writers was quite simple, pick […]