The Fourth Annual Fast and Fentress Fright Fest

haunted house

The leaves are changing, the air is cooling, and Fast and Fentress is back with another series of horror movie reviews!  For the entirety of October, I’ll be posting as many horror reviews as I can, with movies that span decades, countries, and subgenres.  As always, the only requirement for inclusion is that I haven’t seen the movie before.  Later today, I’ll post the first of these reviews, for last year’s horror-comedy Mom and Dad.  So stay tuned; I’ve got some killer takes.

The Nun

the nun

The Nun has been enjoying a robust showing at the box office, and it’s easy to see why.  It’s backed by the sizable support of the ever-expanding The Conjuring franchise, and it was released with a savvy sense of timing; late enough into September to whet the seasonal appetite for horror, but early enough to get ahead of the incoming torrents of competitors.  But if the past few years have taught us anything, it’s that good marketing is not a substitute for quality, especially in a series as inconsistent as this one. Continue reading