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Dressed to Kill

‘Dressed to Kill’ Perfects the American Giallo

Many American horror films were influenced by the Italian giallo. It’s often said that giallo was the influence behind the entire American slasher genre. But there are several American features ...

Titicut Follies

This Shocking, Controversial Documentary Was Banned for Decades for This Surprising Reason

In 1967, Frederick Wiseman and John Marshall made a documentary called Titicut Follies after spending 29 days in Bridgewater State Hospital. Located in Massachusetts, Bridgewater was a correctional in...

Were Ed and Lorraine Warren Fakes?

Were Ed and Lorraine Warren Frauds? The Answer May Surprise You.

Were Ed and Lorraine Warren frauds? Quite possibly But it depends on who you ask. The pair were two of the most divisive names in the paranormal field. Their cases, of course, are legend. And they hav...

Night of the Living Dead

How the ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake Fixed the Fatal Flaw of the Original

George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is an absolute classic. It’s one of the films that truly defined the genre. It created a sub-genre that we’ve come to know as the modern zombie movie, alt...

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Why ‘Freddy vs. Jason’ is Exactly the Pulpy, Imperfect Movie It Needed to Be

Freddy vs. Jason was, for horror fans, one of the most anticipated movies of all time. I’ve written quite a bit about the long, arduous journey it had to finally make it to the big screen. Naturally, ...

Modern Torture Methods Strappado

10 Terrifying Modern Day Torture Methods

Torture is used to gain information or to instill fear or discipline. While medieval and ancient history methods may have been more brutal, these modern day tactics are absolutely terrifying. In no pa...

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Why Nancy from ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Is Horror’s Most Proactive Heroine

It might seem hard to believe looking back at it, given the reverence so many fans hold for the sub-genre, but by 1984 the slasher craze was already winding down. 1980 through ’82 saw dozens upon doze...

The Crippled Masters

‘The Crippled Masters’ Is Essential Disability Pride Month Viewing

A kung fu cult classic way ahead of its time on representation

Jeepers Creepers True Story

Was ‘Jeepers Creepers’ Inspired by This Terrifying True Story?

Hit horror movie Jeepers Creepers captivated audiences with the simple story of a brother sister duo crossing paths with a bloodthirsty maniac called The Creeper. While it is a thrilling (some might s...