Monday, July 10, 2017 Dale Elster Blog No comments


If you’re a fan of John Carpenter or Clive Barker, there’s a good probability you’re going to dig The Void, a fun little low-budget affair that serves as a throwback horror film very reminiscent of John Carpenter’s early work, especially in the film’s first half.

The story concerns a deputy sheriff who discovers a man stumbling out of the woods, bloodied and terrified. The nearest hospital is on the verge of closing, (much like the police st...

Friday, July 07, 2017 Dale Elster Blog No comments



It’s easy to see why The Blackcoat’s Daughter divided viewers when it came out.

It’s a slow burn – emphasis on SLOW.

Watching the film is like experiencing an endless waking nightmare of tortured visions that float across your mind’s eye in a macabre parade.

Overall, the film works pretty well. I appreciated the fact that it tries – and largely succeeds – at being an unconventional horror film. One without cheap jump scares or predictable...

Friday, June 30, 2017 Dale Elster Blog No comments


FRAGILE STORM is an excellent short horror film starring everybody’s favorite cult actor – the legendary Lance Henriksen. The film, at a mere nine-minutes-and-change, packs a hefty emotional wallop, with a story that bears more than a passing resemblance to some of Rod Serling’s finest work on Twilight Zone.

Give it a look, Deadies!

I think you’ll dig it.