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Breaking Down the New Puppet Designs of Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

This past weekend at Texas Frightmare, the team behind the upcoming reboot Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich unveiled the very first look at some of the puppets that will...
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Why It’s a Mistake to Reboot Scream: The Series (At Least Right Now)

Like many people, I was skeptical of Scream: The Series when it was first announced. I was excited to see the franchise continue, but the notion of a series...
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Dream a Little Dream of Me: Farewell, Bates Motel

I never thought Bates Motel was going to work. Back in 2013, I just saw it as one of the first in a lineup of several TV shows based...
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Studio Schlock: Why We Needed Low-Budget Studio Horror (And Why it Disappeared)

I want to talk a bit about one of my favorite eras in horror. It’s a time that I think will sound completely alien to the horror climate we...

Bad Wrap: Why The Mummy is One of Horror’s Most Undervalued Monsters

When you think of the classic monsters, there are a few that immediately come to mind. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolf Man. The Mummy is always there, but kind of...

If You Can’t Wait For Alien:Covenant, Watch Life

There's only one Alien. The ultimate haunted-house-in-space movie has spawned many wannabe replicators over the years, along with a dodgy sequel/prequel in the form of the excruciatingly dull Prometheus....
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I Was a Teenage Spider: The Atomic Age Influence Behind Spider-Man

The journey that Spider-Man has had to become the most iconic Marvel superhero of all time is nothing short of, well, amazing. Created in 1963 by Stan Lee and...

Personal Shopper Proves There’s (After)Life In The Paranormal Yet

If there's one sub-genre that's been done to death in modern horror movies, it's paranormal/possession. And yet, with wispy CGI phantoms, a killer, modern location and a fearless central...

Raw Is The Cannibal Coming-Of-Age Story You Didn’t Realise You Wanted

It's a fascinating time for women in horror, with Elle, Raw and Prevenge all making an impact in the last couple of months alone, depending on where you live....
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The Art of Monsters: Remembering Bernie Wrightson

I’m not even sure the horror world is aware of the loss it suffered over the weekend. Yes, Bernie Wrightson was incredibly well respected. There have already been several...
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Strongest One There Is: Why The Hulk is a Hero Rooted in Horror

The Incredible Hulk is one of the most endearing, iconic comic book characters of all time. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, he originated as part of the...
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Pocket Monsters: Why Mighty Max Was One of the Weirdest, Greatest Toy Fads of...

There’s a lot you probably remember about the ‘90s. Goosebumps. Animorphs. Dunkaroos. Dawson’s Creek. Crystal Pepsi—but there are a lot of things you probably don’t remember, even if they...
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Friday the 13th: What’s the Hold Up? (And Why it Might be More Complicated...

At the last second, only weeks before filming was set to begin, the new Friday the 13th was cancelled. It was a move that came as a shock to...
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Why A Cure for Wellness Is Better Described As A Gothic Mystery With Horror...

From the initial previews, A Cure for Wellness could be interpreted as an atypical, horror asylum movie where the protagonist falls through a cliché storyline that the majority of...
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Cry Little Sister: A Defense of Dawn Summers

Last March, I wrote a piece on Buffy characters who were unfairly despised. While I expected some degree of backlash against a few of the picks, there was a...