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Psycho II is Almost as Good as the Original: Here’s Why!

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho is one of the best horror movies ever made. It’s often cited as the best a...

Bram Stoker's Dracula

Bram Stoker’s Dracula Helped Define the Gory Excess of the 1990s

So many people, even now, believe the 1980s to be a golden age in horror history. By extension, the ...

Friday the 13th Part III

Does A Number Matter? Defending Horror Sequels as an Art Form

Horror sequels are almost universally looked down upon, considered something that must be dealt with...

King Kong

Why King Kong ’76 is a Bizarre Remake (But Not a Terrible One)

King Kong may not be remembered as such, but it is one of the biggest horror movies of all time. Whe...

Escape from New York

Why ‘Escape from New York’ Worked So Well Without Backstory

Escape from New York is one of John Carpenter’s best films. After the double horror hits of Hallowee...

Ashley Laurence as Kirsty in Clive Barker's violent, 1987 S&M inspired, horror film Hellraiser.

Growing Up Kirsty: The Evolution of Hellraiser’s Heroine

Hellraiser changed the game. It was far from the first or last movie to do so, but when audiences we...