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

Moonage Daydream (Documentary Review)

As the first sanctioned film from the Bowie estate featuring some never before released audio and video recordings, Moonage Daydream, is a cinematic odyssey exploring David Bowie’s creative, spiritual, and musical journey. From enigmatic Rock alien to Pop icon, David Bowie, whose real name was David ... Read More

ERRA – ERRA (Album Review)

Self-reflection, confrontation, and a talented band standing on the precipice of something enormous. That’s what fans can expect from ERRA’s latest, the self-titled Erra, when it arrives on Friday, March 19, 2021 via UNFD. Birmingham, Alabama isn’t exactly known as a mecca for Progressive Metalcore, ... Read More

Shirley (Movie Review)

Executive Producer Martin Scorsese presents a hypnotic Thriller centered around one of America’s greatest Horror writers: the aptly-titled Shirley arrives on Hulu and VOD, as well as to virtual cinemas and participating drive-ins, on Friday, June 5, 2020, thanks to Neon. Toeing the line between ... Read More

The Lodge (Movie Review)

The definition of cabin fever, or stir-crazy, is a claustrophobic reaction, manifested as extreme irritability and restlessness, that takes place when a person or group ends up in an isolated or solitary location. In cinema, this idea has been explored in the Horror genre for ... Read More

Revenge (Movie Review)

Don’t piss off your mistress, boys! In the tradition of some of the fiercest revenge fantasies, such as I Spit On Your Grave and Last House on the Left, comes the aptly-named Revenge, which arrives to select theaters, as well as On Demand, on Friday, ... Read More