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The Curse of La Llorana Review

The Curse of La Llorona is a Well-Produced New Spin on a Comfortable Concept

When a writer sits down to imagine what could possibly terrify the largest number of movie goers, what must immediately come to mind? Primal fears, of course. Things that go bump in the night. Claws l...

Restrospectives and Editorials

Critters: A New Binge Falls Short (Review)

When the horror bug bit me as a kid, I made it my mission then and there, to consume everything I co...

Why Ghostbusters 2 is Actually Kind of Awesome

Ghostbusters 2 gets a lot of hate. I mean, it’s gotten hate for the past thirty years. And yeah, as ...

Horror Setting, Terrible Places

Terrible Places: What Makes a Horror Setting Scary

Horror fans can debate what makes something scary until everyone is blue in the face, but there real...

From Dusk Till Dawn

Why From Dusk Till Dawn is Still Going Strong After More Than 20 Years

More than twenty years ago, filmmakers Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino spun the vampire genre...

jump scares conventions tropes

Jump Scares: Cheap Thrills or Legitimate Chills?

If there is one fight worth having about horror in 2019, it’s in regard to jump scares. They are qui...

Script to Pieces: Candyman Sequel that was also The Midnight Meat Train

Story Within a Story: Why the Structured Narrative of Candyman Works so Well

Candyman is, without a doubt, one of the best horror films of the 1990’s. This was a decade in which...