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Sean Leonard

Sean is an established punk rock drummer, a just-starting-but-already published fiction writer, a passable horror movie actor (by actor, we mean extra), and, of course, a horror writer/reviewer. But more than any of that, he’s a fan at heart. If you watch a horror movie with him, he’ll drive you crazy connecting actors and writers and directors to other actors and writers and directors. He lives in Kentucky with his horror-loving wife, his soon-to-be horror loving stepson (he has such sights to show him…once he gets older), and his dogs who could go either way on most horror movies, and yes, he does recognize that he is one lucky s.o.b.

Film Review: Absolutio – Erlosung im Blut (2013)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: his mother’s death busy devout Isaiah very much. When he is haunted by nightmares still, he is determined that God has given him an order. He should move sinners to reverse, by any means REVIEW: When the main character of Philip Lilienschwarz’s (writer of Marcel Walz’s Blood Feast remake) 2013 directorial debut, Absolutio – Erlosung im …

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Film Review: At Midnight Ill Take Your Soul (1964) – Review 2

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A gravedigger prowls the city in search of a female to bear him a son. REVIEW: Often considered Brazil’s first full-length horror movie, At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul is written and directed by Jose Mojica Marins – This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse and Embodiment of Evil continue the trilogy, but it’s this film …

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Film Review: The Void (2016)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In the middle of a routine patrol, officer Daniel Carter happens upon a blood-soaked figure limping down a deserted stretch of road. He rushes the young man to a nearby rural hospital staffed by a skeleton crew, only to discover that patients and personnel are transforming into something inhuman. As the horror intensifies, Carter leads the …

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Film Review: Rotten Romance (short film) (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Three segments showing rather unusual love-related stories, each dealing with a dark and twisted love or desire, from cannibalism to self-mutilation. REVIEW:  Coming from the Netherlands, written and directed by self-proclaimed “Mr. Pervert,” Erik Zijlstra, Rotten Romance is not only a short film, but also a three-part anthology. Trying to fit three short films into just …

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Film Review: Le Necrophile (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A story of a very ordinary man who just happens to be necrophile. (He is also like to eat cockroaches.) Problems begins when his pretty orphan cousin came to live with him… REVIEW: Here’s something funny I’ve noticed about necrophilia – it seems that at least half of the movies dealing with this taboo subject are warm, …

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Film Review: Stille Nacht (1969)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A Materialaktion (an art performance/happening in which objects are used to create an art piece) by Viennese Aktionist Otto Muehl. The setting is a solemn Christmas celebration REVIEW: Austrian artist and filmmaker Otto Muehl was the co-founder of, and one of the main participants in, the Viennese Actionism “movement” (see also Gunter Brus, Kurt Kren, Hermann …

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Film Review: 6/64: Mama und Papa (Materialaktion Otto Muhl) (short film) (1964)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A short and EXPLICIT art film from Otto Mühl and Kurt Kren. REVIEW: Kurt Kren, the director of 6/64: Mama und Papa (Materialaktion Otto Muhl), is quite an interesting figure. He was an Austrian avant-garde filmmaker, involved in creating a series of experimental films over the years. He became a part of the early punk scene …

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