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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...
Internet Troll

Editorial: Why You Should Resolve to Stop Being a Troll in 2015

I am jumping on my soapbox for a minute to discuss something I can't quite wrap my head around: The nasty tendencies brought out in people by the Internet. Gamergate brought Internet trolls to the...
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From The Thing To The Deadly Spawn: Whatever Happened to Aliens as Movie Monsters?

Sure, aliens pretty much hold a corner on the market in the science fiction genre, but they have also been a mainstay of the horror genre since its inception....
I Spit on Your Grave

Why I Spit On Your Grave is a Feminist Horror Film

Horror fans are a talkative group. Everyone has their opinions and everyone comes together to discuss film and draw attention to titles that may have otherwise been overlooked. Many mainstream critics do just...
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Editorial – Why House (1977) is an Under Appreciated Classic

When the conversation shifts to mind-bending, logic defying, grindhouse classics, House (1977) is the first film I think of. It is a fever dream combined with an acid trip and I love every...
Dr. Giggles

Editorial – Why Dr. Giggles Isn’t As Bad as You Remember

Yes, that's a bold statement but one must stop to consider that Dr. Giggles came out at a time when the horror genre was at an all-time low. Studio horror pictures...
Giallo films shaped the face of modern horror.

Editorial – How the Giallo Helped Shape the Face of the Modern Slasher

I spent the entire weekend binging on some of my favorite Italian horror films and today felt inspired to put together a piece exploring the influence of the giallo...
Dario Argento's Inferno.

Editorial – Why Argento’s Inferno is an Underrated and Intelligent Sequel

Dario Argento's pseudo-sequel to Suspiria is a gem but it is often overlooked or outright dismissed when the conversation turns to the director's classic works. Inferno is a beautifully photographed and surreal picture...
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Editorial – Why Independent Film is the Future of the Horror Genre

I've held  the assertion that the future of horror cinema is in the hands of indie filmmakers for some time now. And I wanted to take a moment to share...
Dawn of the Dead Horror Remakes.

Editorial – In Defense of the Remake

Remakes get a bad rap from horror fans and that's not entirely without due cause. With Cabin Fever poised to be remade from the exact same script as the 2002...

Editorial – Why Halloween III is an Unsung Classic

With the big day just around the corner, it's time to get in gear with some Halloween themed content. But rather than throw together a retrospective on the original Halloween, we...