Back to the ’80s: Why Cutting Class Should Have Done Its Homework

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of which...
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...
The cover art for Dave Parker's The Hills Run Red.

The Hills Run Red Retrospective – Underrated Modern Slasher Classic

A documentary filmmaker named Tyler and his crew journey to the middle of nowhere in search of the only print of a notorious slasher film called The Hills Run...
Dressed to Kill

Back to the ’80s: Dressed to Kill

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of...
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...
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings

Why Pumpkinhead II is a Fun Monster Movie (But a Terrible Pumpkinhead Movie)

Pumpkinhead was not a big hit in theaters, but it never really had the chance to be. The film was held off for release for a couple of years...
Leatherface. The popular Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie directed by Tobe Hooper.

“What happened is true” Revisiting The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

In some ways, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre is the first modern horror movie. In some even deeper ways, it may be possible to consider it as the first modern...
JD'S Revenge

Why J.D.’s Revenge is an Essential Blaxploitation Classic!

In honor of Black History Month, I decided to revisit one of my favorite Blaxploitation horrors, J.D.'s Revenge. Truth be told, I haven't watched a ton of Blaxploitation films, but this...

Horrible Films For Horrible People: Blood Beach (1980)

Welcome to Horrible Films For Horrible People where I lash out on bad movies and then hate myself for watching them! This week I will be reviewing Blood Beach! Let’s dive...
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...
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...
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...
The Birds 2: Land's End

Mutant Snowmen and CHUDs Named Bud: Horror Sequels Nobody Asked For

Horror sequels are everywhere. They always have been. When every other kind of horror movie comes and goes, they survive. If something is even remoltely successful, it will usually...

Horrible Films for Horrible People: Witchtrap (1989)

Welcome to Horrible Films for Horrible People! This week, we will review Witchtrap (1989) from the director of Night of the Demons (1988), Kevin Tenney. Before you get way...
PIN

Back to the ’80s: Pin

Welcome to Back to the ’80s. This recurring feature aims to take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly from horror’s most beloved decade. Regardless of...