Sydney Richardson


I like scary movies and have many thoughts on things I cannot change. The website link above my name and below this text will, unfortunately, bring you to more of my thoughts on things.


The Shining, And the Concept of Unmasking

I hate to be one of those people like “the book was better than the movie”, but, in the case of Kubrick’s film to King’s novel, there’s a couple of important aspects that either were not conveyed w...

In “Sweetheart”, the Real Monster is Everything We Don’t Know

After a boat trip gone wrong, Jennifer (Kiersey Clemons) finds herself stranded on an island. She is alone, with no way to contact the outside world. The longer she waits for help, the closer somet...

Little Monsters (2019) is a Fun Waste of an Hour

Another zombie movie. Saying this as someone who's iTunes library contains a whopping twenty movies centering on zombies, even I'm like 'are we done here yet?'. But I took one look at Lupita Nyong'o i...

Don’t Sleep on YA Horror: A Review of Peadar O’Guilin’s The Call

I don’t know why, but those two simple letters, YA, turn me off. As soon as I considered myself out of the ‘young adult’ section, I went from Goosebumps to McCammon. No, this is not a flex; I was way...

Nightflyers: George R.R. Martin’s Humble Beginnings in Sci-Fi

A spaceship is a 22nd century equal to an empty hotel in the dead of winter. Consider the implications of being on a spaceship. There are only a few measly sheets of metal protecting you from the cold...

In The Tall Grass: Religious Zealotry and Psychic Kids Make a Comeback in King’s Newest Adaptation

In King’s newest adaptation released by Netflix, he answers a question that we’ve all asked at some point or another while sitting in the backseat of a car rolling through the de-populated Midwest. Wh...

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