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The day to day life of a barista is a pain in the ass as it is. Throw in a cheating boyfriend, a female stalker, and a growing pile of bodies somehow all attached to you, things look a little dire. That’s just the case for poor Iris in Derek […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: DARK IRIS 2017 dir. Derek Talib


Zygosity is the science of determining the difference between identical and fraternal twins or other multiple births. ZYGOSITY also happens to be a Canadian neo-giallo that is the feature film debut of director Graham M. Sheppard, about a twin trying to find out the truth behind her identical sister’s murder.

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: ZYGOSITY 2017 dir. Graham M. Sheppard


What is the first thing you think of when you think of a convent full of nuns? Are you thinking possessions, deadly murders, and aborted diabolic love children? If so, then Bruno Mattei and Claudio Fragasso’s THE OTHER HELL is your perfect cup of Pennyroyal tea. And thanks to Severin […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: THE OTHER HELL 1981 dir. Bruno Mattei



Self flaggelation, a priest impaled in the throat by a cross floating in water, and a perfectly used Evil Dead camera POV shot leading to a nun being shoved off a ledge. What more could you possibly want from a nunsploitation horror movie? If you said more, then you’re not […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: DARK WATERS 1993 dir. Mariano Baino


The 1970s brought us some extremely iconic and influential horror films, with CARRIE and THE EXORCIST being two of the biggest. With young girls as the focal point for both films, it didn’t take long for us to see other productions tap into that vulnerability to shake us all to […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: CATHY’S CURSE 1977 dir. Eddy Matalon


When faced with a violent aggressor, in order to defend one’s self, we have a tendency to run away or fight back. It’s in our nature, thanks to evolutionary need. When running isn’t an option, we tend to fight back without any stops. But what happens when that can end […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: DON’T KILL IT 2016 dir. Mike Mendez



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One of my biggest inspirations for starting this site was Brian Saur’s site Rupert Pupkin Speaks, specifically with his Film Discoveries segment. So, when he started his latest podcast “Pure Cinema Podcast” with Elric Kane (Shock Waves), I knew that I needed to track down an 80’s classic that he’s […]

VIRGIN TERRITORY: THREE O’CLOCK HIGH 1987 dir. Phil Joanou



When I was in the second grade, I was obsessed with Bigfoot. Armed with a few Time Life Mysteries of the Unknown books and similar reading material, my friends and I figured that we would figure out where the elusive giant was. For some reason, we had our hearts set […]

PREMATURE EVALUATIONS: HUNTING GROUNDS 2015 dir. John Portanova



In the world of 2016, we’ve seen football and basketball ratings outpace almost all other televised events, but the boys of summer weren’t ready to go down without a fight. What better way to combat those other sports by seeing two teams heading to the biggest games of the year […]

THE 2016 WORLD SERIES FILM: Does it strike out?