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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: Valentine (2001)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Years after mistreating a bullied teenager in middle school a group of friends become the target of someone looking for some bloody revenge. Is the person responsible the guy they made fun of all those years ago or is someone else the culprit? REVIEW: I saw Valentine in a theater on opening night back in 2001 …

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Film Review: Knife Edge (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Emma is a successful and (thanks to a trust fund) wealthy stockbroker who is happily married with a son. Her husband Andrew surprises her by buying a mansion in England so the family loads up and moves there. Once they arrive, Emma (who has demonstrated psychic abilities in the past) starts having disturbing visions about their …

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Film Review: Stalker (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Paula is a troubled best-selling writer overcoming a mental breakdown and having trouble finishing her second novel. Taking her agent’s advice she head out to her family home in the middle of nowhere to get her thoughts together and focus on writing without being distracted. She takes an eager young personal assistant along with her unaware …

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Film Review: Scalps (1983)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS:  A group of college students go on an archeological dig at an ancient Indian burial ground (great idea there guys) hoping to find some Native American artifacts. While they are digging around they end up disturbing an evil spirit who wastes no time in possessing one of them. Of course the now possessed student goes on a …

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Film Review: Hunter (2018)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Hunter was once a promising, up-and-coming MMA fighter but that all changed the night his mother and sister were brutally murdered by a group of home invaders. Now he’s homeless and doesn’t have a whole lot of hope, but he’s determined to find the people that killed his family and make them pay for what they …

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Film Review: Jackals (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A family hires a deprogrammer to rescue its youngest member from a cult. Too bad the cult isn’t just going to let him go that easily and they end up terrorizing the family (who have taken refuge at a cabin in the woods), killing anyone that gets in their way, demanding that they return him to them.  REVIEW: I’ve …

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Film Review: Carnage (1984)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After moving into a new house a newlywed couple discovers that it is haunted by the homicidal ghosts of the couple that lived there years earlier. REVIEW: Let me just start off by saying that despite the fact that it seems to be universally hated by most people that have seen it I actually liked Carnage. …

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Film Review: The Cabin (2018)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A couple (who apparently hate each other as they bicker constantly and even start hitting each other at one point) go on vacation to a cabin out in the middle of nowhere owned by his family to attempt to save their relationship. Unfortunately for them though, they aren’t exactly alone and before you can say “relationship …

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