FlixChatter Review: Hocus Pocus 2 (2022) – Not going to be a classic, but still a fun enough watch

Directed by: Anne Fletcher Like many millennials, watching Hocus Pocus this time of year is as much of a Halloween tradition as carving pumpkins. The 1993 film is a memorable, atmospheric, fun product of its time. So when it was announced that a sequel was being produced for DisneyPlus, my expectations were low, but I …

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FlixChatter Review: SMILE (2022) – a well-crafted horror film that’ll get your stomach in knots

Written and directed by: Parker Finn I'll be honest- I wasn't particularly interested in Smile after seeing the trailer. The characters' sinister facial expressions reminded me of the cheesy Snapchat filter smile effect from 2018's Truth or Dare, one of the worst horror movies I've reviewed, so my hopes weren't high. However, my aunt mentioned …

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FlixChatter Review: How Dark They Prey (2022)

Directed by: Jamison M. LoCascio, Adam Ambrosio (segment Encounter Nightly) Written by: Jamison M. LoCascio, Adam Ambrosio, Anthony LoCascio (segment Nelly) When Ruth sent me a list of screeners to choose from, How Dark They Prey immediately jumped out at me. I love a good anthology-style horror movie; it's a great way of fitting a …

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FlixChatter Review: The Black Phone (2022)

Judging a movie based on a work of literature is hard. Judging a movie based on a work of literature by the son of an already iconic horror author is even harder. The Black Phone is an adaptation of a short story by Joe Hill, son of the monumentally famous Stephen King. And while there …

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5 Horror Movies To Enjoy in the Summertime

As FlixChatter's horror correspondent, you might assume my favorite season is fall...and you'd be right. But that doesn't mean I don't enjoy summer! I love grilling in the backyard, relaxing at the beach (slathered in 70 SPF sunscreen), and roasting marshmallows around a bonfire. And just because fall is the traditionally spooky season doesn't mean …

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Five ‘Wheel of Time’ Season 2 Revelations from JordanCon

Hi, FlixChatter readers! I know JordanCon was a month ago; I apologize for getting this post to you so late. The con was a blast, and I'm looking forward to attending in 2023 (I'm already planning my cosplay for next year). While there wasn't a lot of official Wheel of Time show content (mostly just …

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Five JordanCon Tips for New ‘Wheel of Time’ Fans

Well, Amazon Prime's first season of The Wheel of Time has come and gone. I might write a more in-depth post on my thoughts on it closer to the season 2 premiere, but overall, I'd give it a B; there are some pacing issues and messy writing moments, but it's visually gorgeous and the cast …

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