The House of the Devil review – Slow methodical horror done right

I don’t know if there is a profession that is more delectable to movie madmen, stalkers, serial killers, and monsters, than that of the babysitter. If you are a a lone, attractive female looking to make a quick buck, then you can watch over some brat kids for a measly $5-$10 per hour, and thereContinue reading “The House of the Devil review – Slow methodical horror done right”

Demon’s Souls Ps3 – One of the hardest and most addictive games ever made

The Entertainment Maven started off as a resource for all things entertaining, and it still is to some extent, but it has become clear that my major area of focus will be genre films. I just never anticipated how much fun it would be to immerse myself in the film world. However, that does notContinue reading “Demon’s Souls Ps3 – One of the hardest and most addictive games ever made”

A Dream Date with Freddy at the Toronto Underground Cinema – Rue Morgue’s Festival of Fear

As a casual guy, one who enjoys horror movies, sports, beer, pizza, etc., I’ve never been into fancy dates, with their luscious bouquets, impeccable clothes and extravagant bills. However, on Friday night, all of that changed. I dressed to impress, spared no cost and checked myself in the mirror a number of times. I hadContinue reading “A Dream Date with Freddy at the Toronto Underground Cinema – Rue Morgue’s Festival of Fear”

If a Tree Falls – Disturbing Horror from Southern Ontario!

There are not many things in this world that I find more frightening than motiveless masked assailants. Say what you will about the movie The Strangers, but the trailer alone almost had me losing my mind. Also, this year at TIFF”s Midnight Madness I will be forced to sit through Adam Wingard’s You’re Next, whoseContinue reading “If a Tree Falls – Disturbing Horror from Southern Ontario!”

Don’t be Afraid of the Dark

Last night I was very excited to catch an advance screening of Don’t be Afraid of the Dark. The tickets were free, thanks to an online contest courtesy of the kind people at Alliance Films and the ghastly ghouls at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival. On a side note, I’ve read some interesting tweetsContinue reading “Don’t be Afraid of the Dark”