Cujo the dog in the movie of the same name.

Cujo – A Hauntingly Plausible Classic

Directed by Lewis Teague (just coming off of another rampaging animal movie, Alligator, at the time) Cujo tells the story of a St. Bernard that goes rabid after chasing...
Jack Sholder and Peter Atkins' Wishmaster.

Wishmaster 2 – Second Wish Granted

Wishmaster was a major release with a ton of talent involved, but wound up being a B-Movie anyway. Wishmaster 2 is a straight to video sequel that is a...
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...
Renny Harlins A Nightmare on Elm Street 4.

A Nightmare On Elm Street 4: How Freddy Became The Pop Culture Boogeyman

A Nightmare on Elm Street was a success that spread through word of mouth. It was made for very little money and was released on a limited number of...
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...
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....
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...
Poster for Danny Steinmann's Savage Streets.

Savage Streets is a Revenge Fueled Exploitation Thriller

Brenda (Linda Blair) is the leader of an all girl gang called The Satins. When a rival, all male, gang rapes her sister and kills her best friend, she...
Poster for Dave Meyers' The Hitcher.

The Hitcher (2007) Retrospective – Terror on the Open Road

In The Hitcher (2007), a young couple sets out on a road trip. When they make the ill-fated decision not to pick up a hitchhiker, they make an enemy for life....