Showing posts with the label horror

From Turkey to Terror: Exploring Thanksgiving-Themed Horror Films

With leaves falling and temperatures dropping...scenes of Fall are everywhere! The amazing Fall holidays, like Halloween and Thanksgiving, offer a season of pumpkins, costumes, and gratitude. Colder temperatures and this time of year also means a lot more time inside in front of your tv. With the exciting announcement of the new horror film, Thanksgiving , premiering on November 17th we'll explore another Thanksgiving-themed horror gem , Buzzard Hollow Beef , streaming on TheArchive now!  In Buzzard Hollow Beef , Jordan Vollmer looks forward to a relaxing Thanksgiving weekend with her family and her best friend Paige. As the group ventures into the small town of Buzzard Hollow, they are greeted with strange and unsavory characters, known around these parts as the Solomon family. When the Vollmers experience horrifying hallucinations, they begin to suspect that the Solomons are somehow involved. This film features Scott. C Brown as Sheriff Lloyd and is directed by Joshua Johnson

🎃 A Month of Halloween: Week of Witches

  Witches, those mysterious and magical figures, have intrigued our imagination for ages. From old stories of cackling hags to today's powerful enchantresses, they symbolize a world of secrets and spells. Throughout history, these enigmatic beings have been both feared and revered , serving as a source of inspiration for countless tales and legends. The enduring fascination with witches speaks to our enduring curiosity about the supernatural and the unexplained.  The fear of witches reached an all-time high in the U.S. when in 1692, fear and dogma ignited a frenzy of accusations, trials, and executions in a Massachusetts Bay Colony . Innocent women were accused of witchcraft, tried in makeshift courts, and faced the ultimate punishment for their suspicions, which was death. This is infamously known as the Salem Witch Trials .  With such a traumatic and conflictual history to draw from, Witches have found a natural home in the world of film for decades. Here at TheArchive, The Wit

Family Beef on Thanksgiving

TheArchive could go buck wild or whole hog this Thanksgiving, but instead we're going to take the bull by the horns and serve up some good ole family dysfunction (and gore) with... Buzzard Hollow Beef .  Be careful who has you for dinner... Here's to a Cannibal Thanksgiving like no other! Whether you're celebrating Thanksgiving in America or going about your daily routine the world over, this creative carnivorous carnival could be candy for the curious.  It's one tasty holiday horror movie you'll want to binge. The beef-themed thriller (apparently that's a genre and since it's free, and streaming in HD, don't judge) tells the story of Jordan Vollmer, a recently divorced single-mother heading home to her family for the Thanksgiving holiday in the mysterious town of Buzzard Hollow.  When the family and friends begin experiencing vivid hallucinations after eating locally sourced beef of the not so grass fed organic variety, they suspect the town farmers of

A Guide to Classic Horror Movies To Watch This Month: Part 1

From vampires and werewolves to witches and demons, here's a rundown of movie ideas to keep you watching all Halloween 100 Years of Horror  chronicles the history of movie horror from the earliest experimental chillers through to the unforgettable "golden age of movie monsters," and on to the graphic horror films of today. To get some good ideas on what to watch this month ( or just learn more about how this genre emerged ), start here with these 13 docs: Dracula and his Disciples : Cinematic portrayals of Bram Stoker's Count Dracula, including those of Bela Lugosi, John Carradine, and Christopher Lee. Blood Drinking Beginnings : Blood-drinking beings, most notably inspired by Bram Stoker's novel and how different filmmakers found new ways of reinventing the concept of the vampire. Frankenstein's Friends : Classic films based on Mary Shelley's Frankenstein focuses on portrayals of the monster by Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, and Glenn St

Occult and Evil in the Horrors of Vietnam

Written by Vietnam historian Peter Alan Lloyd,  M.I.A. A Greater Evil   is a thrilling horror film that touches on the conspiracy theories and notions surrounding the Vietnam War—those that suggest nearly 2,000 POWs were lost and kept captive in the jungles of Vietnam.  M.I.A.  deals with one of the great conspiracy theories of the 20th century, detailing the unknowns and the uncomfortable truths. In M.I.A. A Greater Evil, a group of American college students embark on an expedition in search of gold throughout the war-torn jungles of Vietnam. The college students (Valerie Bentson, Sarah Ball, and Mark Matula) are joined by their Geology professor in search of gold along a river in Vietnam.  With past stories of French gold miners finding riches within the waters, their intrigue is not deterred by rapids, detoured routes, or talk of the War and its ominous presence over the area. But their dreams of riches quickly unravel when an unintended detour leaves the group