Art: IT by Ben Turner

I never know exactly what I’m looking for when I feature art on The Missing Reel until I see it, and Ben Turner’s take on IT is no better example of that. This is a wild piece of art that hits all the right notes—it’s unsettling and playful, and although Pennywise doesn’t make an appearance, […]

Read More

Cheap Thrills: Open 24 Hours

Horror has never been more alive than it is right now and a lot of that stems from the understated indie gems that come out each and every month. They’re cheap, they’re thrilling, and they’re often some of the best films the genre has to offer. Cheap Thrills aims at highlighting the upcoming indie horror […]

Read More

The Month in Horror Releases: February

Now we’re rolling. Last month was just a warm-up for the things to come as February is about to kick some ass (and it’s all out of bubble gum). There’s a few indie films that you’ll definitely want to keep an eye on—especially Piercing and Braid—and we’ll also be seeing the release of a couple […]

Read More

Short Round: We Summoned A Demon, just playing it cool

There’d be no horror genre if it weren’t for characters making bad decisions, which is why Chris McInroy’s latest short is so delightfully on-brand. We Summoned A Demon is about exactly that—summoning a demon (duh)—and it proves that no matter how badly you think you want something, black magic is never the answer.

Read More

Cheap Thrills: Braid

Horror has never been more alive than it is right now and a lot of that stems from the understated indie gems that come out each and every month. They’re cheap, they’re thrilling, and they’re often some of the best films the genre has to offer. Cheap Thrills aims at highlighting the upcoming indie horror […]

Read More

Art: Army of Darkness by Robert Sammelin

Ash’s evolution throughout the Evil Dead trilogy is as fascinating as it gets. It’s a journey that starts with him being forced to dismember all of his friends (and girlfriend) in a cabin in the woods and ends with him traveling through a time-eating wormhole and becoming a full-blown medieval action hero. The franchise covers […]

Read More