• Eric J. Cullen

Horrific Recap of November 28 - December 4, 2021

Updated: Feb 19

Well look at that, horror fans! November was here and now it is gone with December quickly its place. Holiday cheer might be right around the corner but I know that the horror still burns strong within each and everyone of you. I hope to keep that dark flame burning strong with another Horrific Recap for you. Go on and grab that fright pillow that's gotten you through some of these scares, as we dive into some of the horror that occurred last week starting with Sunday.


 

November 28 - Sunday



Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 hit Broadway classic, The Phantom of the Opera is getting the drawn treatment from Titan Comics with a brand new printed adaptation, available as early as next month.


The Phantom will live again, this time in graphic novel form to once again haunt the stage while trying to capture the heart of Christine.


From writer Cavan Scott and artist José María Beroy comes the familiar tale of horror, love and song in The Phantom of the Opera, available in the UK on December 7 and later in the U.S. and Canada on January 12. 2022.



 

November 29 - Monday



Alligator, the scaly creature feature from Cujo director Lewis Teague, is set to get the Blu-ray treatment.


Coming from Scream Factory, the 4k release of Alligator written by John Sayles and Frank Ray Perilli, tells the story of a baby alligator, flushed down the toilet and forced to survive on chemically altered rodents, takes to the streets of New York City for some chaos and carnage.


Alligator will be available next year to own on February 22, 2022.



 

November 30 - Tuesday



Renfield, the upcoming Dracula inspired film has found their Prince of Darkness in award winning actor Nicolas Cage.


Nicolas Cage has been stealing headlines with his recent choices in films like Pig and Willy's Wonderland from earlier in the year. The actor's next film will see him starring alongside Nicholas Hoult and Awkwafina. Renfield will be directed by Chris McKay and written by Ryan Ridley, based off a story by Robert Kirkman.


 

December 1 - Wednesday



Jakob's Wife released on DVD and Blu-ray in the U.S. back in July and now the film is set to get its UK Blu-ray release early next year.


Jakob's Wife is the Shudder Exclusive that released earlier in the year back in April. Starring Barbara Crampton and Larry Fessenden, the quirky vampire film tells the story of small town, Anne, wife to her preacher husband and in need of a change. After an encounter with The Master, Anne's life is on track for change but at what cost to Anne?


Jakob's Wife be available for purchase next year on January 10, 2022.


 

December 2 - Thursday



The teaser trailer for Studio 666 hits YouTube and for those just finding out, yes, Foo Fighters made a horror movie.


Studio 666 is written by Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes based on a story from Dave Grohl. The film will be directed by BJ McDonnell and tell the horror story of the band's attempt to make their 10th album, only to find out the Encino mansion they're recording in has some evil, supernatural plans for them.


Starring the members of the Foo Fighters, along with Jenna Ortega, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jeff Garlin and Whitney Cummings, Studio 666 will be available in theaters next year on February 25, 2022.


 

December 3 - Friday



Netflix's Resident Evil gives fans an early treat of what is in store for the series, with a sneak peek at a very well known franchise character.


Nothing beats reaching that point in the game—or a parking garage—where you hear that toenail clicking and curse yourself for having only a pistol. Netflix's latest tweet once again makes that horror real with their brief look at the upcoming Resident Evil series.


Starring Lance Reddick, Tetiana Gaidar, Mpho Osei Tutu and Hanni Heinrich, the premiere episode aptly titled "Welcome to New Raccoon City" will debut on Netflix sometime next year in 2022.


 

December 4 - Saturday



Agnes will become available for your viewing pleasure in just a few days with a theatrical and digital release.


Directed by Mickey Reece, who wrote the script along with John Selvidge, Agnes will tell the story of a nun, believed to be possessed, and the church investigation into the convent of nuns. Starring Molly C. Quinn, Sean Gunn, Rachel True and Hayley McFarland.will be available to watch in just a few more day on December 10.


 

Well horror fans, that's some of the horror that went down last week. We've got some more of everything coming at us next year with more Chucky and Resident Evil in the works and all of it is sure to bring the screams and scares. Of course there is always some new horror in the works lurking about and if it happens to jump out at me, you bet that you'll be able to read about those scares next Sunday, when I'll have another Horrific Recap waiting for you. Until then stay safe and don't forget to let out a scream every once in awhile.

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