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In the Mouth of Madness is One of the Most Underrated Meta-Horrors

Scream and Wes Craven’s New Nightmare are widely regarded as the two movies that kicked off meta-horror in the 1990’s. Both were, in their own way, deconstructions of the genre. But despite having the...

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Six Times Evil Triumphed

Movies are supposed to have ‘up’ endings. The hero confronts evil and defeats it. We leave the theater empowered. We believe that somehow, by paying fifteen bucks and watching someone do all the work,...

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Lovecraftian Horror Movies That Need to be Seen

H.P. Lovecraft has become widely known as one of the greatest horror writers of all time. He is, at the very least, one of the most influential. He created whole worlds of creatures, whole mythologies...

Western/Horror Film Hybrids that work surprisingly well. Vampires.- Vampire Novels that went widely overlooked

Five Overlooked John Carpenter Movies

John Carpenter is one of the undisputed masters of horror. He has made some of the most important genre films ever released. His storied career spans the course of nearly four decades. Movies like Hal...

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Five 90’s Horror Movies That Fell Through the Cracks

The 1990’s were an up and down decade for horror. It was the height of video store popularity, with much of the decade’s success coming from the birth of straight-to-video labels like Full Moon and Ve...

John Carpenter's In the Mouth of Madness

Ten Fictional Authors We Wish Were Real

A few days ago, we discussed the alternate universes in which fictional stories take place, specifically how the denizens of those universes have access to genre films we wish were real.  This time ar...

Phantasm 3: The Lord of the Dead directed by Don Coscarelli.

Top Ten Horror Movies Of 1994

[soliloquy id=”10838″] Twenty years ago, the genre was in a very different place than it is now. There were a lot less horror movies being made. The independent video market was just findi...