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Knock at the Cabin (Movie Review)

M. Night Shyamalan is a determined filmmaker. However, some might argue that his filmography could be more consistent. Ranging from brilliant (1999’s The Sixth Sense and 2000’s Unbreakable), to serviceable (2004’s The Village and 2015’s The Visit), to unspeakably bad (2008’s The Happening and 2010’s ... Read More

Women in Horror Month – Mia Goth

In recent years February has been known as Women in Horror Month. Important, throughout history, there have been many women who have contributed to the genre as actresses, directors, producers, and more. That is why at Cryptic Rock magazine we are dedicated to honoring a ... Read More

Halloween Ends (Movie Review)

Halloween Ends does something one would consider to be damn near impossible… make members of a high school marching band threatening! Releasing via Blumhouse and Universal Pictures, Halloween Ends opens nationwide in theaters and streaming only on Peacock Friday, October 14th; just one day shy ... Read More

Unhinged (Movie Review)

It almost feels mandatory these days that if you are going to tackle a B movie concept, it must be politicized. Must have a message in the end. Must be relevant. It’s understandable from a marketing standpoint, but also frustrating, because more often than not, ... Read More