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DVD cover picture for Wishmaster

Make Your Wish: A look back at Wishmaster

Robert Kurtzman’s Wishmaster was made with the avid horror fan in mind, but it is a film that largely flew under the radar at the time of its release. And that’s why I’m here, to campaign on beh...

Jennifer's Body

Hell is a Teenage Girl [Why Jennifer’s Body is Severely Underrated!

When it comes to discussing favorite horror movies, it’s normal to hear titles like Psycho, Halloween, Friday the 13th as part of the conversation. But, rarely do you hear modern, more contempor...

Dead Ringers

Truth and Fiction Aren’t Identical in David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers

In Death: On July 19th, 1975 Stewart and Cyril Marcus—the twin gynecologists who inspired Bari Woods and Jackie Gleasand’s novel Twins, which in turned inspired David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers — were ...

Jack Frost 2

Why Anyone With a Sense of Humor Should Appreciate Jack Frost 2

Horror films are the ultimate form of escapism. And with that in mind, one of my favorite ways to escape is  by indulging in a campy horror film. I am particularly fond of the titles that fall into th...

pet sematary - Unearthed & Untold

Looking Back on Pet Sematary After Nearly 30 Years

1989’s Pet Sematary is a timeless tale of terror that has earned its reputation as one of the best horror films of its era. Adapted from Stephen King’s novel of the same name, Pet Sematary...

They Live

They Live Is Still Just as Relevant 30 Years Later

Socioeconomic disparity, unemployment,  oppressive government and police violence. No, I am not talking about the world today. I am talking about John Carpenters seminal classic They Live. Celebrating...

Body Bags

Mixed Bag: Why Body Bags is a Rough Around the Edges Anthology (That’s Still Absurdly Fun)

Despite the Scream Factory collector’s edition Blu-ray for Body Bags, it’s still easily one of the most overlooked titles John Carpenter has directed. It’s far from the classic status of Halloween or ...

Puppet Master III

Why Most N*zi Horror is Terrible (Unless it’s Puppet Master III)

Horror movies about N*zis are inherently problematic because N*zis represent an evil that is in many ways the distilled essence of all bigotry. Anti-Semitic, racist, homophobic, the N*zis were all of ...

found footage films

Found Footage Films: A Brief and Twisted History

It’s July 17th, 1999 – 11:50 PM. It’s an oppressive summer night across the United States. The seasonal heat lays thick in the air, and somehow the July night has stuck to the flesh of movie-goe...

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