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Five Stephen King Villains That Still Give Us Nightmares

Stephen King has created a wealth of monsters over the years. With countless novels under his belt, he is the most prolific living author regardless of genre. He is the...
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Four Friday the 13th Spinoffs We Wish Existed

The Friday the 13th series is loaded with entertaining characters that are not hulking behemoths in hockey masks. Whether they be good, bad, or completely incompetent, those that stand out...
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Seven Horror Reference Books Every Fan Should Read

There’s a great point during the process of becoming a horror movie fan where you begin to get this urge to see everything. Whatever you hear about, you want...
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Seven DTV Horror Movies Way Better Than They Should Have Been

It’s been a pretty standard idea for a long time that straight to video is pretty much the bottom of the barrel for horror films. Of course, things are...

Seven Horror Films With Effects Better Than the Movie Itself

As horror fans, we go crazy for practical effects. Genre output from the 1980s was rife with expertly rendered practical FX work. By the mid-'80s, the effects had become the main attraction...

Five Horror Novelizations worth a Closer Look

A now dying art for fans of the horror genre, the novelization once enhanced the experience for the carnage obsessed bookworm. Arguably a way for the filmmakers to further cash...
Western/Horror Film Hybrids that work surprisingly well. Vampires.

Six Vampire Novels That Went Widely Overlooked

While they may have faded from the teen fiction world in recent years, vampire novels have always dominated genre literature and haven’t really gone away. The Strain trilogy by Guillermo del Toro...
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And Ode To The Lesser Known Killer Dolls of Horror Cinema

Few tropes have been as long-lasting in horror as the killer doll motif. While vampire, werewolf and haunted house movies have had a tendency to fall in and out...
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Movies Attributed to the Masters of Horror You’d be Surprised They Didn’t Direct

The average moviegoer doesn’t think a lot about what goes into a film or who does what on it. They don’t really care. But they will notice certain names....
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Seven Standout Performances in John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter, one of the greatest living genre directors, turned seventy years old January 16th. His work has had a tremendous impact on horror, science fiction, and more for over forty...
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10 Life Lessons We Learned From The Craft

The Craft is an institution. Whether you were eight or eighteen when you first saw it, there was something about those four young women that made you stand up...

The Foxiest Silver Foxes in Horror

By definition a silver fox is a handsome, grey-haired man. But, to me, a silver fox is much more than that. It  is a man who has truly experienced...

Ten Stars You Probably Didn’t Know Started in Horror

When trying to recall actors who became noteworthy to mainstream media and entertainment fans after appearing in horror-themed projects, one typically thinks of Jennifer Anniston in Leprechaun, George Clooney...

Joey’s Top 10 Horror Movies Of 2017

2017 was an exceptional year for horror, by any reasonable person's standards. Hell, it was so good even Jigsaw didn't end up sucking all that much. The low point,...
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Gothic Horror Movies That Broke from Tradition

Gothic horror has a longstanding tradition of being moody, melodramatic and—on film, at least—visually driven from its production design down to its costuming. When the silent era and the Universal...