THE SECRET BEDROOM

THE SECRET BEDROOM

Fear Street #13: The Secret Bedroom Spoiler-Free Review For me, the scariest Fear Street books were always the supernatural ones. Those were the ones that got in my head, under my skin, and occasionally into my nightmares. The Secret Bedroom ticks all the right boxes...
FEAR STREET: 1666

FEAR STREET: 1666

Spoiler-Free Review The trilogy of films concludes with Fear Street: 1666. I’m not typically a fan of historical horror, but I loved R.L. Stine’s Fear Street Saga. Like its predecessors, 1666 makes a tonal shift for the third part of the story that fits the time...
FEAR STREET INTERVIEW

FEAR STREET INTERVIEW

A few weeks ago I got to interview Leigh Janiak (director of the Fear Street trilogy) and Phil Graziadei (co-writer of 1994 and 1666) on behalf of GeeksOUT. We got to talk about the queer elements of the trilogy, what books/movies influenced their storytelling, and...
THE DEAD LIFEGUARD

THE DEAD LIFEGUARD

Fear Street Super Chiller #6: The Dead Lifeguard Spoiler-Free Review The Dead Lifeguard was a fun, twisted affair. It reminded me of the movie Clue. It wasn’t plainly obvious who Mouse was and I enjoyed guessing who it might be. The multiple points of view were...
FEAR STREET: 1978

FEAR STREET: 1978

Spoiler-Free Review: Fear Street 1978 doesn’t waste any time getting right to the good stuff. Last week’s 1994 had already done a lot of the heavy lifting introducing us to Shadyside and the witch’s curse, so 1978 was poised to hit the ground running. Where the first...
LIGHTS OUT

LIGHTS OUT

Fear Street #12: Lights Out Spoiler-Free Review R.L. Stine has written some excellent mysteries with a slasher horror flair in this series, and Lights Out doesn’t stray far from the proven formula. Unfortunately, it felt stale as a result. I felt really bad for Holly...