Month: August 2020

Jack’s Freaky Flick Pick | Movie Review: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

We’ve seen so many kinds of vampires over the years: caped counts like Dracula, who turn their prey into one of them; vampires who need their victims to reciprocate in the blood sucking for any transformation to happen, like in Buffy the Vampire Slayer; vampires that don’t create other vampires, but instead are simply demonic, …

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Jack’s Freaky Flick Pick | Movie Review: Host (2020)

We had to expect that, sooner or later, a movie would be created during lockdown over Zoom, and it’s only fitting that during this nightmarish time in history, it’s a horror flick. Refreshingly though, rather than dwell on the virus itself, which would have been the obvious choice for director Rob Savage—and definitely the more …

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Jack’s Freaky Flick Pick | Movie Review: The House of the Devil (2009)

When I first watched this slow-burn horror flick, I was 100% sure it was from the 80’s: The hair, the cars, the Sony Walkman–simply the way the film looked. I had pressed play on a whim, with no prior research, and so after I had finished the movie, I was shocked to learn that it …

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Jack’s Freaky Flick Pick | Movie Review: Sleepaway Camp (1983)

Disclaimer: harsh language, sexual themes Robert Hiltzik’s Sleepaway Camp has all the hallmarks of an 80’s slasher film: an insane mother, killer POV shots, shorts so small that they’re practically boxer briefs, make out sessions, and—of course—plenty of camp. But what sets this summer slasher apart is its unforgettable dialogue, hilarious overacting, creative kills, and—as …

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