As Booya Pictures demonstrates in its latest video, having the killer munchies isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Let there be no argument. Halloween isn’t Halloween until you’ve watched all the Alfred Hitchock movies in a row followed by this video. Does this video count as a short independent horror film? It just might.
It’s difficult to really make a great horror film while setting it in modern times. We now live in an age in which we all have mobile phones, devices which can put us straight through to the police while we’re hiding from an axe-murderer in the woods. In a world in which help can be contacted at the simple click of a button, suspense can be tricky to create. And to have the phone’s signal be unavailable or the battery drained of power is now considered a cliché to roll one’s eyes at. [Read more…]