Into the Dark – Pooka – Review: Pooka Me, Pooka You

Look at all the pretty lights. – Or flames. We open this episode with a creepy visual of a discarded plush toy laying amidst burning wreckage on a road. We don’t see this stuffed animal’s face but I’m instantly imbibed with a chill, I’m guessing this toy is “Pooka”. A disembodied voice echoes in a creepy whisper as an overlay of flashing red and blue lights … Continue reading Into the Dark – Pooka – Review: Pooka Me, Pooka You

Into the Dark – Exclusive Interview – Nyasha Hatendi

This Friday, another episode of Into the Dark will drop on Hulu and I had the opportunity to interview the lead, Nyasha Hatendi (Casual, Black Earth Rising, The Front Runner), who plays the character of Wilson. “Pooka”, the Christmas episode of the holiday-horror anthology series, is about a man struggling to find himself and turning to a new mascot job for the hottest toy of the season, only to … Continue reading Into the Dark – Exclusive Interview – Nyasha Hatendi

Into the Dark – Pooka – Advance Preview: Naughty or Nice

So we’ve tackled Halloween and Thanksgiving, up next for Hulu’s holiday horror anthology series, Into the Dark, is Christmas. I’ll admit this episode did, at times, feel like a discarded Black Mirror script, but I don’t mean that in a bad way. Actually, this episode, film, whatever you want to call it, is, by far, my favorite of the three to air thus far. It’s a mixture between … Continue reading Into the Dark – Pooka – Advance Preview: Naughty or Nice

Into the Dark – Flesh & Blood – Advance Preview: Gobble Gobble

Halloween has nearly wrapped up and we’re moving onwards towards the next big holiday: Thanksgiving, the holiday this episode of Into the Dark, titled “Flesh & Blood” is based around. Although, unlike the first episode, which felt very connected to Halloween, turkey day feels like a background player more than a main component. The story told here could have occurred at any time of year. I … Continue reading Into the Dark – Flesh & Blood – Advance Preview: Gobble Gobble

Advance Preview: Into the Dark – 1×01

Into the Dark is the latest entry into the growing trend of anthologies series. It’s a horror series coming from the fiendish mind of Jason Blum whose production company, Blumhouse, has produced several of the last decades most popular horror films such as Get Out, Happy Death Day,The Purge, Insidious, Paranormal Activity, and the much-anticipated, upcoming sequel Halloween. And those titles merely scratch the surface. Blumhouse has been a top name … Continue reading Advance Preview: Into the Dark – 1×01