Children of the Corn

Children Of The Corn – 30 Years Behind The Rows

Based on the Stephen King short story, Children of the Corn actually takes numerous liberties with the source material. But in many ways, King’s incredibly dark story simply couldn’t...
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Retrospective – Henry: Portrait Of A Serial Killer

Henry is a testament to how powerful a film can be even without much of anything to work with at all. Based loosely on the story of serial killer...
Poster art for Don Coscarelli's Phantasm.

The Phantasm Franchise – A Viewing Guide

Phantasm is one of the few horror movies to benefit from its sequels. Not that the original isn’t a horror classic, but watching it alone, there’s a great deal...
DVD cover for the Holiday horror film Jack Frost.

Jack Frost – A Campy Christmas Slasher

Not to be confused with the family comedy starring Michael Keaton that was released within a year of this one it almost always is. Like that film, also titled...
Halloween Franchise. Michael Myers. Halloween Series. Why John Carpenter Should be Allowed to Quit. Michael Myers. Then and Now. Trick 'r' treat at Halloween.

The One House You Don’t Want To Knock On At Halloween…

It's Halloween and you're out trick 'r' treating with your friends/kids/relatives having fun in the dark of the night. But be careful, you never know whose house you may end...
The Howling 1981

Revisiting Joe Dante’s The Howling

Joe Dante’s werewolf film The Howling lives in the shadow of another incredibly successful werewolf feature that was released that very same year: John Landis’s An American Werewolf in London....
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...
Evil Dead series. The Evil Dead 1981 movie directed by Sam Raimi. Poster for Sam Raimi's The Evil Dead.

Remake Comparison- Evil Dead

The Evil Dead remake is tough to compare with the original film because it is a very different movie—even a very different kind of movie—despite having the original creators...
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

When Love Hurts – Leatherface Style

When your crush becomes a bit too creepy run, run as fast as you can. Relationship's can get messy and love hurts. Especially the type of love Leatherface wants...
The enfield poltergiest.

Scariest Sightings In Britain

The United Kingdom is known for its haunted areas all over, but here I list the 10 most scary sightings in Britain as recently noted by the Daily Star...
Greatest years for horror - Piper Laurie as Margaret White in Carrie

“They’re All Going To Laugh At You” – A Retrospective On Carrie

Halfway through writing his debut novel, convinced that he knew nothing of the female experience, a writer threw the entire manuscript into the trash. The writer was Stephen King...
Friday the 13th Part 2 1981

Friday The 13th Part 2 Retrospective- An Overlooked And Essential Slasher Film

While it was a big success in theaters, Friday the 13th Part 2 doesn't seem as widely regarded by any but the fairly hardcore horror fans. People don’t want...
I love Indie Independent film.

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...
saw movie

When You’re Ignored, Things Can Get A Bit Saw…

It’s annoying when someone just decides to ignore phone calls, text messages, Facebook messages and emails? What happened? Why the ignorance? Get you feeling Saw out here like Dr...
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...