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Michelle Swope

Michelle writes film reviews and does interviews for Horrornews.net and is a contributing writer for Anatomy of A Scream. She is a freelance writer obsessed with the macabre and pastel hair color. A confirmed horror devotee, she got married in costume on Halloween at a haunted attraction. Her favorite things to do are watch indie horror films and add to her home decor, which is all horror themed.You can follow her on twitter @RedheadfromMars.

Film Review: Hollow Creek (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Seeking inspiration for his latest horror novel Blake Blackman, a writer from New York, retreats to a remote cabin in the Appalachian Mountains. He is secretly accompanied by his lover Angelica Santoro a book illustrator who he’s been having an affair with. She brings her dog along with them. Upon arrival they hear an amber alert …

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Film Review: Sasq-Watch! (2016)

Rate This Movie   SYNOPSIS: Uber geeks Nigel and Oscar want nothing more than to capture definitive evidence of a Sasquatch. When their guide bails on them, they must resort to using a mis-matched group of outdoor enthusiasts. Meanwhile, their rival Claus, also on the hunt for the “Squatch”, races to beat them to the prize in this documentary style …

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Film Review: The Spiritualist (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Laura, suffering horrific night terrors and sleep paralysis, believes the sinister spirit haunting her is the ghost of her mother. Scared and desperate, she reaches out to the spiritualist to host a seance with her friends. Everyone is terrorized as the entity makes them all confront their worst fears. REVIEW: The Spiritualist (2016) was written and …

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Film Review: American Exorcism (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Damon Richter thought he left the world of possessions, exorcisms, and evil behind until an old friend arrives with frightening information about his estranged daughter knowing that only his otherworldly skills can save her. REVIEW: American Exorcism was written and directed by Tripp Weathers, and is his first feature length horror film. There are a lot …

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Film Review: Trash Fire (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When Owen is forced to confront the past he’s been running from his whole adult life, he and his girlfriend, Isabel, become entangled in a horrifying web of lies, deceit and murder. REVIEW: Trash Fire is Writer/Director Richard Bates Jr.’s third film. Probably the most notable thing about Bates’ work is his brilliant use of incredibly …

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Film Review: Boys in the Trees (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS:  On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears. REVIEW: On Halloween 1997, two estranged teen skaters embark on a surreal journey through their memories, dreams and fears. Boys in the Trees is the latest film from Australian writer/director Nicholas Verso. He is also known for Max: …

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Film Review: The Forlorned (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A newly positioned lighthouse caretaker is haunted by a dark force and mysterious presence. Unlikely assistance is given to bring justice to the dark forces that lie within the lighthouse grounds.  REVIEW: The Forlorned is a new horror film from writer/director Andrew Wiest, who is also known for Pizza, Pesos, and Pistoleros (2004), Dead Noon (2007), …

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