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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 could get my hands on. I distinctly remember those films that cemented my love for all things macabre....

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 really is no way to actually win an argument like this right? It’s all just opinion? Yeah, no. I’m going...

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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 quite possibly the most divisive trope in the horror filmmaker’s repertoire. Sometimes called “cheap”, ...

Urban Legend

Urban Legend: Giallo Inspired Horror or ’90s Slasher Trash?

The 1990s were a significantly under-appreciated time period for horror. Although the decade brought us classic titles like Scream, Candyman, and Dead Alive, it is often maligned and looked down upon ...

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Hail Satan! Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina Is A Devilishly Dark Delight

Readers of a certain age will fondly remember Sabrina, the Teenage Witch. The frequently hilarious, often very sweet series was the must-watch TV show of our childhood and early teen years (full discl...

Why Teen Wolf May be the Greatest Basketball Movie Of All Time!

When one thinks of the greatest basketball films in the annals of cinematic history, a few come to mind. Hoosiers, Above the Rim, Coach Carter and Slam Dunk Ernest. Sadly, one of the best basketball m...

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus Is A Better Halloween Movie Than Halloween

Hocus Pocus is the greatest Halloween movie of all time bar. It might also actually be the greatest movie of all time, but that vote hasn’t taken place yet and only my vote counts anyway so what...

All the Colors of the Shape: The Giallo Structure of Halloween 5

Halloween III showed a perfect willingness to move on from the story of Michael Myers. Producers John Carpenter and Debra Hill felt that if the franchise had to continue, the best course of action wou...

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Hocus Pocus is the Greatest Gateway Horror Movie Ever [Here’s Why]

Some movies are just plain comfortable. They may not be the best films in terms of acting, plot, direction or cinematography, but they nonetheless put a smile on your face every time someone brings th...