The Witch

Why The Witch Deserves Your Attention, Like, Right Now

Each year, a movie is released that has everybody claiming the "new world" of horror is upon us. Finally, after years of rip-offs, reboots and unnecessary sequels, our faith...

Documentary ‘Casting JonBenet’ Brilliantly Captures The Impact Of A Sensationalized Murder

Casting JonBenet, a 2017 documentary recently released on Netflix, follows the casting of local Colorado actors for the roles of the Ramsey family, as well as other major players...
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A Response to The New Republic: In Defense of Horror Fans

I’m writing this primarily as a fan. I have loved the genre as long as I can remember and it means the world to me. This article, which comes...

More True Crime Documentaries Should Be Like Tower

Tower is a 2016 documentary about the 1966 Charles Whitman shootings on the University of Texas campus in Austin. Whitman, a former U.S. Marine, killed both his mother, Margaret...

Mainstream Horror TV: What Does It Mean for Horror Fans?

Horror TV is not a new phenomenon. Shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Tales From the Crypt, Dark Shadows, and Night Gallery have been and continue to be influential to scribes of contemporary genre fare....

Father of the Dead: A Tribute to George Romero

As I’m still processing the passing of George A. Romero, it’s hard to put into words exactly what I say to commemorate him. Some of the best writers have...
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State of Fear: The State of Horror in 2016

We are now over halfway through a decade that, back in 2010, we didn’t even know how to define. In terms of horror, that is. Back then, all we...
Five More Horror Movies That Never Happened

Why the Anthology Film is Dying (And Why it Should be Saved)

We all have our favorite sub-genres in horror. Even the people who love everything (which is probably most of us to some degree) have their preferences. Some people can’t...
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Why I Stopped Using the Phrase “Guilty Pleasure”

Guilty pleasure. It's a phrase that is commonly used by horror fans to explain away our reasoning for liking a film that we think we shouldn't. But I'm starting...

Sexual Cannibalism And The Curious Case Of Armin Meiwes

Sexual cannibalism refers to a person having sexual ideations of the consumption of human flesh, with criminologists and psychologists associating sexual cannibalism with socio- and/or psychopaths. This is now...
Rocky Horror

Why it Doesn’t Hurt to be Optimistic About the Rocky Horror Remake

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is being remade and nobody appears to be happy about it. I mean that’s usually how it goes with remakes, but this one really...
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Horror on TV: Is the Bubble About to Burst?

I’ve written a lot about horror on television and the boom we’ve been seeing over the past six years. Most of what I’ve had to say is pretty optimistic....
Otis from Devil's Rejects by Rob Zombie

Here’s What Rob Zombie Should Do With the Devil’s Rejects Sequel

When The Devil’s Rejects came out eleven years ago, it was a huge hit. It surprised everyone. Zombie’s previous film, House of 1,000 Corpses hadn’t done so well on...
Feminism in the craft

Power Struggle: Feminism in The Craft

Historically, witches have been considered the outcasts of gender normality in society. These are women that seek independence from the stereotypes considered ideal for the female gender. The preconceived...

Regarding Mr. Voorhees: Do We Really Ever Want to Meet Jason’s Dad?

Over the course of the Friday the 13th franchise, we’ve gotten a bit of insight into the Voorhees family. Jason is a character who, unlike Freddy or Michael Myers,...