The Ring Directed by Gore Verbinski

The Ring Directed by Gore Verbinski

For my birthday month, I’ve decided to review one of my favorite films, The Ring, which is a 2002 American supernatural horror film directed by Gore Verbinski and starring Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, and Brian Cox. It is a remake of the 1998 Japanese film Ring,...

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Krampus Directed by Michael Dougherty

Krampus Directed by Michael Dougherty

Most people like their holidays to follow the rules: Christmas to be jolly and Halloween to be spooky—but Michael Dougherty's 2015 “Krampus” combines the best of each holiday, making for a horrific Christmas. With a great cast featuring Adam Scott and Toni Collette,...

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Tennessee Haunts and Legends Expo

Tennessee Haunts and Legends Expo

The Ravens Vail Podcast crew was in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday, October 21, 2023, at the Tennessee Haunts and Legends Expo at the Nashville Fairgrounds. This event included a daylong program of speakers, including authors, folklorists, paranormal researchers,...

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The Exorcist by Director William Friedkin

The Exorcist by Director William Friedkin

When approaching an older film, it is ideal to remember how it functioned for its time and continues to function over the years. The Exorcist (Dir. William Friedkin) is one of the classics—moving horror films forward with its cultural significance. Easily one of the...

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Nope by Director Jordan Peele

Nope by Director Jordan Peele

In the growing panopticon of our human experience, viewership is everything. Jordan Peele plays with this idea in his horror flick titled “Nope.” Peele focuses on the concept of viewership through the lens of ‘spectacles,’ best summarized by the Bible verse Nahum 3:6,...

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Creepy Con 2023 Memories

Creepy Con 2023 Memories

Well, hey there family! CreepyCon® 2023 is over and boy oh boy, was it fantastic. For those that couldn't be there we wanted to share a few picture from the family album.  For those that were able to attend, maybe you can find a picture of yourself or perhaps your...

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