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Scream 4

10 Years Later, Let’s Acknowledge Scream 4 is a Perfect Movie

Scream 4 does something pretty remarkable for a slasher sequel by capturing everything we loved about the original movie while also staking a claim for itself as a compelling, fresh take on its mythos...

Goosebumps

How Revenge R Us Succeeds at Being Even Worse than Chicken Chicken [Goosebumps Rewind]

Goosebumps Rewind is a feature where we take a look back at the best (and worst) of the R.L. Stine-created youth fiction series. In the inaugural installment, we will be looking back on ‘Revenge R Us”...

We Need to Talk About The Vast of Night [Editorial]

Plenty of movies are set in the olden times to paper over the cracks in their otherwise thin stories. Maybe, the filmmakers seem to be thinking, if there’s a TV set with a massive antenna poking out o...

The Right Maniac for the Job: Six Current Horror Talents and the Franchises They Should Reboot

Why It’s so Hard to Trace the Origins of the Slasher Movie

There’s an endless debate as to what the first slasher movie actually is. Looking back on it, I think it’s a subject that warrants further investigation. But it doesn’t do any good for me to simply ju...

His House is the Most Underrated Horror Movie of the Year [Editorial]

Amid a global pandemic, no genre has survived – nay, thrived – like horror has. The misfit of the film world has always existed in the shadows, of course, covertly shared through VHS tapes and later w...

Dollar Double Feature: Christmas Horror: Rabid (1977) and Whoever Slew Auntie Roo?

Welcome back to Dollar Double Feature, Christmas horror edition. A digital throwback to bargain theaters, and the idiosyncratic slate of second run fare that often played them. Because even the surlie...

Leave M. Night Shyamalan Alone!

People are willing to accept a few missteps from many famous directors. Fans even seem to forget that Steven Spielberg directed Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Any creative directo...

Goosebumps

Was the Goosebumps TV Series Too Disturbing for Children?

Everyone has those nostalgic movies and shows they wish they could re-watch for the first time every time. My favorite horror TV series from my youth was Goosebumps. It terrified me to my core. One ep...

The Final Girl: Dancing Between Feminism and Misogyny

The slasher is arguably the most popular (and profitable) horror movie sub-genre. Historically, there are a specific set of guidelines that a slasher film must abide by to succeed. There must be a der...