28 Days Later - 101 Horror Movies to Watch Before You Die

All the Rage: Why We Still See Debate Over Zombies vs. Infection Movies

As horror fans, we love to endlessly debate our favorite topics. Healthy discussion is what keeps the passion alive and is what leads us to find friends in likeminded fans. And...

Arguing Against The Legality Of McKamey Manor

Every year during the month of October, thrill-seekers and horror enthusiasts flock in their thousands to haunted house attractions across the United States. Most haunted houses typically use similar...
Halloween - Michael Myers

Why the John Carpenter/Rob Zombie Drama is a Problem We All Created (And Why...

So, this is kind of tough to write, not because I think it’s a tough subject, only because I want it to be over and I recognize that writing...
House of 1,000 Corpses

Why House of 1,000 Corpses is the Best Movie Tobe Hooper Never Made

With the recent release of Rob Zombie’s latest film, 31, which opened to an overwhelmingly negative response even from his most rabid fans, I decided there was no better...
Slasher 2016

TV Slashers: The New Trend That Shouldn’t Work (But Really Does)

The slasher formula was designed for the time restraints of a motion picture--and not for a particularly long one, either. Halloween, Friday the 13th, Black Christmas and most of...
Monster Squad

How the Monster Squad Sequel Could Work

There’s been some interest lately in a sequel to The Monster Squad. Co-writer Shane Black gave an interview recently in which he not only talked the possibility of a...
Jamie Lee Curtis in Halloween

Where Are All the Modern Scream Queens?

The 1980s gave us so many horror icons. We got Jason, Freddy, Pinhead, and Chucky. Michael Myers got sequelized and proved he could play with the big boys, as...

The Argument Over True Sentient Intelligence

Movies like Maximum Overdrive, Terminator, and I, Robot focus heavily on the concept of humans beings versus sentient intelligence. Sentient intelligence is different than artificial intelligence, a term that...
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Fear and Loathing: The Weird Evolution of Horror Icons in the 90s

The 1990s were an interesting time for horror. For a while, there was a need to make everything new. To make things fresh and different. This need eventually went...
The Shallows

Has The Shallows Ushered In A New Era Of Sharksploitation?

As difficult as it is to be a slasher fanatic (particularly nowadays--eek), it's even harder being obsessed with sharksploitation. I mean, there are very few movies to which the label truly applies....

Macho Monster Hunters: Is John Carpenter’s Vampires a Sexist Movie?!

This is an extremely tough question for me to consider. Vampires came out at a time when I was only dimly aware of who John Carpenter was. It was...
CHUCKY DOLLS - Is Child's Play the most competent horror franchise? - Child's Play 2.

Is Child’s Play Actually the Most Competent Modern Horror Franchise?

This is a bold statement, so hear me out. I’m not saying Child’s Play is my favorite horror franchise, although I certainly don’t bash anyone who regards it as...
Cryptozoology

The Incredible Pseudoscience Of Cryptozoology

Monsters in our folklore typically stay within the confines of the tales in which they exist, but a lucky few manage to escape the world of myth and find new life as subjects to...
The Guest

Why All Directors Doing Genre Throwbacks Need to Study The Guest

I’ve been a fan of Adam Wingard since I first saw A Horrible Way to Die. I had no idea what to expect from that film, but the character...
Evolution of the vampire genre - The Lost Boys: The Beginning 1987

Why I’m Going to Have to Disagree With Corey Feldman on The Lost Girls

Original Lost Boys actor Corey Feldman made it known this past week that he does not think that franchise would benefit from an all-female reboot in the tradition of...