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Six Reasons We’re Still Nostalgic For ’80’s Horror

The 1980’s are considered by a great number of fans to be the golden age of horror cinema. A lot of people grew up in the era, so it...
Poster for Peter Sasdy's Nothing but the Night.

Nothing but the Night Retrospective – A Lost Classic

Nothing but the Night begins with a series of mysterious deaths befalling the board members of an orphanage. A police officer (Christopher Lee) and a physician (Peter Cushing) team up...
Hound of the Baskervilles

Twilight Time Blu-Ray Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sherlock Holmes and his trusty assistant Doctor Watson are called upon to investigate a nasty curse that appears to plague the recently-inherited estate of a nobleman. The Hound of the...
Cape Fear

Horror in Black and White: Cape Fear (1962)

Horror movies come in all shapes, sizes, and even colors. As we all eagerly anticipate the next new thing coming in genre film, it’s important that we not forget...
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers

Sleepaway Camp II: Why Now is the Time to Make it a Cult Classic

When I saw the first Sleepaway Camp, which was a blind buy in college after hearing its reputation, I didn’t really have the option of seeing the sequels. They...
Invaders from Mars

Why Tobe Hooper’s Invaders from Mars is So Much Fun In Spite of Itself

People love to complain about remakes. It’s the go-to complaint of the modern horror fan. But even those people, hopefully, would admit that the 1980s was a great time...
Castle Freak

Why Castle Freak Works as a Dark Family Drama

Stuart Gordon’s first feature film, Re-Animator, was one of those rare movies that became an instant cult classic. It didn’t have a huge release. It was exhibited without an...
My Bloody Valentine 3D Movie Poster.

Why My Bloody Valentine 3D is More Important Than You Remember

My Bloody Valentine 3D is an important movie, maybe even in spite of itself. However, for me to properly explain why, you need to come on a journey with...
Monster Movies

Why Silver Bullet Could Have Been a Classic Werewolf Movie

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet certainly has its fans. It’s not one of the best adaptations of the author’s work, but it is far from the worst. There’s something almost...
Diabolique

Horror in Black and White: Diabolique (1955)

Horror movies come in all shapes, sizes, and even colors. As we all eagerly anticipate the next new thing coming in genre film, it's important that we not forget...
A Nightmare on Elm Street - The Weird Unspoken Double Standard of Horror Movies

The Five Best and Four Worst Entries in the Nightmare on Elm Street Franchise

Wes Craven’s A Nightmare on Elm Street is one of the greatest horror movies ever made. That statement should be a given, but somehow there are still plenty who question...
Virginia playing spider with Peter tied up in a chair in Spider Baby

Horror in Black and White: Spider Baby (1968)

Horror movies come in all shapes, sizes, and even colors. As we all eagerly anticipate the next new thing coming in genre film, it's important that we not forget...
Silent Night, Deadly Night

Why Silent Night, Deadly Night Works Way Better Than it Should

Silent Night, Deadly Night caused a huge outrage when it was released in 1984. In fact, it was probably among the biggest movie controversies of all time. It wasn’t...
Angst

Angst is a Hidden Gem of Banned Cinema

For me, the most unsettling films are those that subject you to the mind of a killer and force you to follow their every move, almost as though you...
Phantasm

Why Phantasm Works in All the Ways Movies Typically Fail

Don Coscarelli’s Phantasm is a mostly undisputed genre classic. It’s an intense, atmospheric ‘70s horror that spawned a franchise that continues to this day with the upcoming Phantasm Ravager....