Dr Loomis

Twelve Horror Novelizations That Are Actually Still In Print

Horror novelizations are generally thought of as being pretty rare. Some of them go for insane prices online, especially ones like Phantasm that were never widely available to begin...
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Seven Great Horror Films With an Incredibly Simple Premise

We tend to make fun of horror movies for being a little too simple or not containing much in the way of plot. But the fact is that some...
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Nine Reasons Silent Night Deadly Night Defines ‘80s Horror

Everybody’s got their favorite holiday movies. For some folks, it’s A Christmas Story, for others, It’s A Wonderful Life or Christmas Vacation. But in my household, there’s just one movie that we...
Texas Chainsaw Dinner Scene

Happy Thanksgiving: Eight Messed Up Dinner Scenes in Horror

It’s that time of year again, folks. Time to sit down to a nice family dinner—for about five minutes before your already drunk uncle goes off on a really...
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Doomed Domiciles: Horror Houses to Avoid at All Costs

Moving into your own place is a big step, and it can be scary. Whether you’re buying a house or renting an apartment, it’s a big commitment that requires...
VHS Horror

Ten VHS Horror Staples You Probably Never Rented…

Kids today will never know the joy of the weekly video store visit. When I was in middle school, my entire week revolved around which VHS cassettes and Playstation...
Monster Movies

Fantastic Beasts (And Where Not to Find Them): Monster Movies That Are Pretty Light...

Audiences are spoiled these days. We like to see what we want to see, when we want to see it. With a resurgence of monster movies of late, I...
Horror Podcasts

Ten Narrative Horror Podcasts Guaranteed to Spook You!

This Friday the 13th saw the premiere of an adaptation of Lore, one of the best known horror podcasts in recent history. That made me think about how well the genre has...
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Seven Movies to Watch to Avoid the Post-Halloween Blues

This is the start of a tough time of year for us horror fans. November can always be a bit of a bummer, especially at the beginning. Halloween is...
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Unexpected Guests: Seven Non-Horror Movies to Watch This Halloween

One of the best things about the Halloween season is that it’s the time of the year when everyone decides to take an interest in the things we love...
Krueger

Ten Movies That Desperately Tried to Create the Next Freddy Krueger

The success of 1984’s A Nightmare on Elm Street led to its antagonist becoming one of the most ubiquitous pop culture figures in film history. Considering the merchandising bonanza...
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Best Of Frightfest 2017

Usually, when I do a Best Of wrap-up after Frightfest, the list encompasses five must-see movies that I haven't stopped thinking about since the festival ended. This year, the...

Generations of Gore: Seven Movies Clearly Influenced by Fulci

Lucio Fulci left a lasting mark on both fans and filmmakers alike. People are still talking about his work, movies like The Beyond and Zombie continue to see newly...

Don’t Mess With Texas: Eight Most Disturbing Scenes from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre Series

Texas Chainsaw Massacre is not only one of the longest-running horror franchises, it’s also one of the most violent. Killers like Jason Voorhees and Michael Myers make short work...

Seven Intense Scenes from the IT Novel We’d Love to See in the Film

IT is here. The wait is over. The feature film adaptation of Stephen King’s classic has finally arrived and it’s getting some pretty stellar reviews. As I still haven’t...