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Todd Martin

Todd Martin grew up in Irvington, a small town in Kentucky. Thanks to his mother, father, and favorite uncle he started watching horror films at a very young age and has been a horror geek ever since. He is basically a walking encyclopedia of horror flicks (especially the 80’s slashers), comic books, and pro wrestling, and has been writing for the biggest majority of his life.

His first book, Nightmare Tales was published in 2006 and he has had several short stories published in several collections. He and his wife Trish published their book “The Gardener,” a horror novel that is a throwback to the slasher films of the 80’s in 2011 and he is working on a collection of short horror stories When he isn’t reviewing movies and books or doing interviews for Horrornews.net he has been known to act from time to time as he has appeared in a handful of low budget horror films. He also enjoys writing screenplays and enjoys making movies as well. He wrote the segment “Angel” which appeared in the 2004 film “Tales from the Grave 2: Happy Holidays!” which was produced and directed by Stephanie Beaton, and recently appeared in Tim Ritter’s film “Deadly Dares: Truth or Dare 4.”. He resides in Kentucky with his wife Trish, their cat Buffy, and their wiener dog, Cujo

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Film Review: Strangeland (1998)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A deranged man that goes by Captain Howdy lures people to his lair via Internet chat rooms (remember those?) where he subjects them to a number of cruel and painful body modifications.   REVIEW: Review-When I was in the 5th grade I was really into heavy metal, hard rock, and hair bands, and Twisted Sister was one of …

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Film Review: Offerings (1989)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A demented young man (that was pushed down a well when he was a kid) escapes from a mental institution and returns to his hometown where he slaughters all the bullies that tormented him ten years earlier. REVIEW: Let me start off by saying that I dig Offerings and while it is pretty much a total rip-off of Halloween in …

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Film Review: Cardiac Arrest (1980)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A homicide detective (with his share of personal problems) investigates a series of grisly murders that involve the victims having their hearts surgically removed. REVIEW: When I first saw the poster art for Cardiac Arrest (which features a sinister-looking surgeon holding a bloody heart) I thought to myself Cool! This is going to be an awesome …

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Film Review: 6 Souls (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Cara (Julianne Moore) is a forensic psychiatrist who doesn’t believe that Multiple Personality Syndrome exists. Her father (who is also a psychiatrist) then introduces her to his newest patient, a young man who has a split personality (a few of them, actually). Cara soon learns that all of the personalities that supposedly lurk inside him are …

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Film Review: The Snowman (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A detective tries to stop a deranged serial killer (who taunts his would-be victims with snowmen) from claiming more victims before the next big snowfall of the season. REVIEW: I remember seeing the trailer for The Snowman a few months ago and my initial thoughts were that someone had made a live-action version of the classic …

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Film Review: Keep Watching (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A family become imprisoned in their own home by intruders who force them to play a life-and-death game in which the mysterious rules become clear as the night unfolds. REVIEW: I thought that Keep Watching (then known as Home Invasion) sounded pretty unoriginal when I first heard about it a couple of years ago so I went into it with pretty low expectations and …

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